Mariners profiles: Justin Smoak under the spotlight

Justin Smoak, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve brings us a good piece on the M’s today. First baseman and Goose Creek, South Carolina native Justin Smoak is under the spotlight. Justin Smoak is not comfortable in a MLB batter’s box. For the first time in his life, he is not excelling at the one thing that brought him joy.

2012 Mariners Hot Stove Series Part 1: Left Field

Possible 2012 M's Left Fielders? Carp, Robinson, Saunders, and Wells

This off-season could be a turning point in Seattle Mariners history. The moves Jack Zduriencik makes can either sink us, or makes into a winner says Insider Steve. They return Casper Wells, Trayvon Robinson, Michael Saunders, and Mike Carp, all of whom are after the starting job in 2012. Part 1 of the Mariners off-season hot stove.

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