Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/24/12
Set the bar low There are a few things in life that I feel deserve low expectations:  Action movies that come out in January, Middle East peace talks and Robert Andino.  Looking over the stats it is not difficult to anticipate a batting average in the low two hundreds and subpar defense for the Mariners in 2013. Anything above that is a bonus.  However if you are feeling that the Mariners made a bad trade in sending the 25 year old Trayvon Robinson to Baltimore, know that most Orioles fans are upset to see Andino heading to Seattle. For such a low level trade, this is a transaction that has gained a lot of press time. What should M’s fans we be expecting from this move?  1. Trayvon Robinson won’t become the next Adam Jones To be perfectly honest, I think that it is the bad taste of the Erik Bedard trade that makes a lot of Seattle fans leery of this trade.  Adam Jones has turned into a sensation player in Major League Baseball, while all the Mariners got in that deal was someone to ...
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