Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/25/12
M’s Need Angels in the outfield The Seattle Mariners have been without a true left fielder since Raul Ibanez went off to greener pastures.  Milton Bradley had the potential to bring a power bat in that position, but when that didn’t happen his .964 fielding percentage combined with his off the field antics were not worth the price tag and he was designated for assignment. Michael Saunders was said to be a five tool player that would wow the fans with his bat and his glove.  Instead he has spent every season “adjusting” his swing.  The result of this is a career .196 batting average with this set to be his 4th big league season. It is no wonder that the M’s have gone shopping for some fresh blood out in the yard.  The Mariners have 13 outfielders in their Peoria training camp this spring.  With Franklin Gutierrez and Ichiro Suzuki set to take the Center Field and Right Field positions, respectfully. All the experts are speculating that Mike Carp will take the opening day slot in Lef...
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