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A Look at Nick Franklin So Far

In 99 plate appearances (as of Sunday morning) since being promoted by the Mariners, Nick Franklin has been a very effective hitter. Franklin has been walking, not striking out very much, and hitting for...

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What Went Wrong With Dustin Ackley

Dustin Ackley was demoted by the Mariners after almost two months of offensive futility. While he hit enough in 2012 that his defense and baserunning still made him a worthwhile MLB player (though not...

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Checking On The Mariners Defense

In the off-season, it was clear that the Mariners had taken a route in which they emphasized power over defense. Their new acquisitions on the hitting side were all hitters with power (but often...