Reasons why “big name” MLB free agents don’t sign with Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson gives us his real reasons that high prices MLB free agents don’t sign with the M’s. Danny says it all boils down to Seattle being such a beautiful city, yet it is shrouded in the clouds of rain and doubt. The local weather is a challenge and so is the ownership group. It was encouraging early in offseason thinking the M’s could land Josh Hamilton, Nick Swisher and Justin Upton. Now what? Raul Ibanez

Memo to Adrian Beltre From Mariners Fans…We’re sorry!

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a look at what many Seattle Mariners fans took for granted in the Adrian Beltre era…power numbers. Looking back at the 2 dismal seasons since Beltre left the Mariners, he has flourished while Seattle has bombed in absolutely every way offensively. Looking back, Beltre’s production would be well received with today’s team.

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