Found December 03, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
Baseball’s winter meetings are here, a time where there is a lot of trades and free agent movement.  Mariners’ fans are hoping one of the big players this week will be the Seattle Mariners.  Having been passed by the Rangers, Angels, and A’s in the A.L. West, the team needs to improve their roster to catch back up.  Even though Seattle’s record improved this season to 75-87, the offense again was the team Achilles’ Heal stopping any more improvement.  Seattle has money to spend and great young pitching talent they could risk to bolster the offense.  It’ll be an interesting week.  Here’s what roster moves have already taken place.   Departures.  The front office decided to let go of Chone Figgins with one year remaining in his deal.  The move wasn’t a surprise as Figgins became a fixture on the bench with his offensive struggles.  Never able to give Seattle a spark at the No. 2 spot in the line-up, Figgins only appeared in 147 games over the last two seasons batting .188 in 2011 and .
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  • This might be the winter meetings that Seattle surprises the world. Trading Felix Hernandez. Seattle needs offense and if you look at the minors the cupboards are bare. Jack Z. needs to address the Offense and he knows it. In three years he hasn't done it. Package the ace and get some players.
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