Mariners Chone Figgins is going to ride some serious pine

Chone Figgins, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson points out Chone Figgins was given five weeks to get to where a normal leadoff hitter has to be with his swing, his bat, his average, and where did it get him? At the end of the first month, Figgins had dropped his average to .189 which is right where he was at the end of the previous season.

Ponder this…Why Do the Mariners Still Believe in Justin Smoak?

Justin Smoak

Our Seattle Mariners insider Danny Ferguson ponders whether or not the Mariners will keep Justin Smoak around to play first base. With big names like Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder coming available, will the Mariners open their wallets?