Is Brandon League the answer as closer for the Mariners in 2012?

Brandon League, Seattle Mariners

Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us another great read on the state of the Seattle Mariners. Will Seattle’s closer last season, Brandon League, continue on his impressive 2011 campaign? After posting the shockingly 6th highest number of saves in the American League, will he continue to surprise the Mariners and their fans?

State Of The Mariners – The 3 Options for Seattle This Offseason

Jack Zduriencik & Eric Wedge

Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson weighs in with his December 16th 2011 State of the Mariners notebook. Who wants to come play with Seattle when they could be making big bucks on the east coast? Felix Hernandez, Miguel Olivo, Franklin Gutierez and Brendan Ryan are all set to take significant raises in 2011, can the M’s and Jack Zduriencik afford Prince Fielder?

MLB Rumors: Seattle Mariners Pursuing Andrew Bailey via Trade

Andrew Bailey

Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson tells us a new Mariners MLB Trade Rumor. ESPN’s Buster Olney put the odds of an Andrew Bailey trade by the Oakland A’s at 100%. While nothing has been released officially, it is no surprise their hopping with the 2009 Rookie of the Year. Could Bailey land in Seattle to replace David Aardsma?

BREAKING NEWS: Mariners bid fair well to veteran closer David Aardsma

David Aardsma

Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson brings us some Seattle Mariners breaking news today. Today the M’s bid fair well to veteran closer David Aardsma. Aardsma has indicated that he would be interested in playing for the Mariners again in the future, but is excited to see what opportunities are ahead of him in the MLB.

The Mariners Bullpen, what was in 2011, what will be in 2012

Brandon League

Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson points out if the Mariners starters could go deep into the game the M’s bullpen could generally prevent too many surprises. Brandon League adapted very well to the closing role. The Mariners have a lot of talent, but there are few differences in the styles and deliveries in these hurlers. David Aardsma coming back will help.

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