Our team previews star in the northwest of the US where the weather says baseball is still months away, but I believe the calendar. The Seattle Mariners represent a bit of what I love about baseball. Perpetual hope. They might not be the best now, but they have plenty of young talent that make the future look brighter.
Let’s do a run down of the Mariners.
Major Off-Season Moves:
Acquired Kendrys Morales to bolster beleaguered lineup.
Acquired Michael Morse for the same reason.
Inked their ace, Felix Hernandez, to a 7 year $175m deal.
Moved the outfield walls in at SafeCo field.
Now on to who is going to take the field this year.
Likely Starting Lineup:
There is a lot of potential in the Mariner’s new lineup. They have young players that should take a step forward in Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, and Jesus Montero. They also have some quasi-reclamation projects in Kendrys Morales and Michael Morse. Both have showed the ability to rake and to provi