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4 Seattle Mariners
April 01, 2013
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April 01, 2013

4 Seattle Mariners

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB K
RF MICHAEL SAUNDERS
L-R .247 .318 .443 21 66 19 136
CF FRANKLIN GUTIERREZ
R-R .252 .303 .368 8 39 15 86
DH KENDRYS MORALES
S-R .283 .335 .497 25 81 0 106
LF MIKE MORSE
R-R .281 .333 .464 22 77 1 128
C JESUS MONTERO
R-R .273 .328 .433 21 78 0 116
3B KYLE SEAGER
L-R .270 .329 .446 21 80 14 107
1B JUSTIN SMOAK
S-L .249 .330 .431 23 68 0 116
2B DUSTIN ACKLEY
L-R .260 .338 .410 16 63 14 118
SS BRENDAN RYAN
R-R .218 .295 .306 4 35 12 88
BENCH
OF JASON BAY
R-R .244 .329 .392 15 61 9 115
OF RAUL IBAÑEZ
L-R .249 .314 .410 15 58 1 78

Enemy Lines

A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE MARINERS

They've been the talk of spring training, along with Kansas City. You shouldn't get too hyped up about the spring, but they are an improved team.... Kendrys Morales and Mike Morse change the complexion of an offense that has finished last in the AL in runs for four straight years. With the fences being moved in at Safeco, I expect that streak to end.... Still, I don't think Morse is going to be a major carrier. There's a difference between being a dude and the dude. He's a dude.... I don't think Jesus Montero will ever be a good defensive catcher, and I think pressure as a catcher is going to affect his offense. His best position is DH or first base.... I don't expect catching prospect Mike Zunino, the third overall pick last year, to be in the minors too long. He can handle that staff right now.... Carlos Peguero will hit a ball 900 miles, then swing at the next 15 sliders in the dirt. He can't figure it out.... Dustin Ackley should move to the outfield; he doesn't look comfortable at second.... Felix Hernandez's new contract is dangerous. If he needs to get that extra velocity he still can, but he understands he can get by with less.... I have a tough time falling in love with short righties, but Erasmo Ramirez can throw four pitches—running his fastball up to 95.... I love their pitching prospects, especially Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker. Hultzen is a little more advanced, but when Walker gets there—he's only 20—he'll be there to stay. He's Dwight Gooden, Bob Gibson and J.R. Richard all in one.

The Lineup

2013 Projected Statistics

MANAGER ERIC WEDGE

Third season with the Mariners

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

NEW ACQUISITION

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