Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Can there be a red sky and a starry night? Welcome to Peoria, Arizona—the “Valley of the Sun,” where the Seattle Mariners are currently 17-7, which is already better than last year’s 16-9 finish. They are currently running a 6-game winning streak, which includes last night’s 6-3 win over 2012 World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants. So why are the Mariners causing so much stir? Last year, we had one of the Major’s best defenses, so, the answer must lie in our hitters; we’ve picked up many. Looking at the AL West, I am most intrigued by the Los Angeles Angels—they stick out like a sore thumb with: Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout, and Mark Trumbo (among others), in their line-up. Who do we have and how are they doing? For starters, from the Angels, we garnered Kendrys Morales who last night, hit his 5th home run, and sac-flied, bringing his average to .366. He has also been named “Player of the Game” twice by Mariners writer Greg Johns. I believe that the M...
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