Found December 05, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
This year at the Winter Meetings, one team seems interested in every hitter on the market: the Seattle Mariners. They've apparently talked about (and this is not an inclusive list) Josh Hamilton, Michael Bourn, Billy Butler, Jason Bay, Raul Ibanez...you get the picture. Every and any hitter with a pulse has been mentioned in the same breath as the offensively challenged Mariners, along with talks that the team is looking to give Felix Hernandez a contract extension to make him a Mariner for life. Of course, the only things that the Mariners have actually gotten done this winter are swapping Trayvon Robinson for Robert Andino, giving Hisashi Iwakuma a two-year extension, and re-signing Oliver Perez to a one-year contract. Seattle hasn't actually made that big free agent splash they've wanted to, and I'm wondering if they even will be able to.  Futhermore, given the players that the Mariners are apparently interested in, I'm wondering what their goal for the f...
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