Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/21/12
2012 MLB Handicapping: Seattle Mariners For the 2nd season in a row last year the Mariners scored the fewest runs in the Majors. Seattle finished up at 67-95 and while they have a good staff they did not do much to upgrade their team and traded away their 2nd starter Michael Pineda for highly touted prospect Jesus Montero. CLICK HERE CHECK OUT THE SEATTLE MARINERS CLUBHOUSE AT NWSB!  Here are some futures MLB odds for the Mariners this season. Odds to win the World Series +10000    Odds win the AL Pennant +6000Odds to win the AL West +3000 Ichiro is still a great hitter, but he is on the decline and for the first time in his career he will hit from the 3 spot rather than the leadoff spot. The offense may be better this season, but playing in the less-than-hitter friendly Safeco Field the pitching is still key. Still, the Mariners have to score runs to win and odds makers don’t think Seattle has much of a chance this season, as they are major long shots even to win their d...
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