Found February 03, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2012 title for all 30 teams. In 2011, the Seattle Mariners won just 67 games, and earned the number three pick in the MLB draft...a year after winning just 61 games, and earning the number two pick in the draft. They won't draft nearly as high next year, because the Seattle Mariners....are World Champions. Offense was an issue for the Mariners in 2011, and it was in 2012 as well, though not to the extent that it was last season. Former MVP and Rookie of the Year Ichiro Suzuki, who had the worst year of his career in 2011, rebounded quite nicely, hitting .320/.381/.423, stealing 45 bases, and cracking 220 hits. Second baseman Dustin Ackley, who only played in 90 impressive games in 2011, played in a full season's worth this year, and hit .317/.408/.464. He was the best second baseman in the AL not named Robi...
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