Projecting the 2014 Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Brian Scott gives you his ideal starting rotation for the 2014 Seattle Mariners. Right now Brian says that you have 3 players you can pencil in as starters: Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, and Taijuan Walker. While James Paxton will likely be a starter as well, the Mariners should look towards free agency to fill the 5th spot in their 2014 rotation.

2012 is more than a rebound season for Seattle Mariners Ichiro

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve weighs in on the biggest question mark he sees facing the 2012 Seattle Mariners. Namely Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro has to work even harder to earn the trust back from the Mariners fan base. 2012 will be a season where he cannot get too comfortable. If he doesn’t adapt this could be his last season in Seattle.

Do the Mariners want Ichiro to have a bounce back season?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson asks the question. Will Ichiro Suzuki Have A Bounceback Season in 2012 For Seattle Mariners? As he heads into the last year of his contract he holds a career .326 average with 2428 total hits as well as 423 stolen bases. Danny says if he performs at the same level of 2011 the choice will be easy.
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