Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson pays respects to the young Mariners outfielder Greg Halman who was killed today in The Netherlands. The thoughts and prayers of the fans are extended out to the family on this day. He was in contention for an opening day spot with the Mariners in 2012. The Mariners will miss him in that competition.
Potential stars that could carry the Seattle Mariners as early as next year include Mike Carp, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Alex Liddi, Michael Pineda, now the Seattle coaching staff has been retained as well. Manager Eric Wedge has a plan for his young team and is sticking to it.
General manager Jack Zduriencik and the Seattle Mariners have stockpiled young talent in recent seasons and have plenty of pieces they could move in a Joey Votto deal with the Cincinnati Reds. We know Cincinnati is absolutely desperate for pitching, but losing Michael Pineda would leave them with King Felix Hernandez and…what?