Injuries to outfielders Franklin Gutierrez and Mike Carp have been huge blows to not only the Mariners lineup, but to their defensive positioning as well. Traditionally an infielder, Chone Figgins has been in left field for 17 of his 22 games played. Although Figgins has plenty of outfield experience in his career (323 career games played in outfield) and has never made an error in left, there has to be a better option.
The Seattle Mariners are a perfect example of the failed plans of mice and men. They were built around pitching, speed and defense. Two out of three aren't bad I guess. They have good speed in the lineup with Ichiro and Chone Figgin... Read Post
MLB Injury Report, MLB Sleepers, MLB Value Machine, Draft Advice, MLB Stash or Trash When the Seattle Mariners announced that they had signed Chone Figgins, I sat and contemplated how this would effect the Mariners lineup from a fan... Read Post