Originally written on Roto Arcade  |  Last updated 11/16/14
As a Mariners fan who just endured a 90-loss season for the third time in the past four years, calling this series "Depressing Questions" might be more apt. Especially since the answer to the biggest question of the offseason — Will Seattle get a Prince (Fielder) to go with their King (Felix)? -- is looking more and more like a, "No!" Without a proven big bopper like Fielder, the Mariners lineup, as it currently stands, remains a threat to finish last in the league in runs scored for a third straight season, that is unless Jesus Montero's bat immediately delivers with the Miguel Cabrera-type upside that many believe its capable of. And that brings us to our first Pressing Question for the M's … Without Prince Fielder, will this team be able to generate at least a serviceable amount of runs? The Mariners made a major move towards addressing its offensive deficiencies by trading future ace Michael Pineda to the Yankees for Jesus Montero, widely regarded as an impact bat in the ...
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