Logan Morrison may not ever be able to escape the shadow of the Twitter persona he’s created. Consider it the cost of being engaging and sometimes polarizing on social media.
One of the challenges during the spring will be meshing players left over from the previous staff under Eric Wedge with the bevy of moves Seattle made in the offseason. New manager Lloyd McClendon is optimistic Seattle can win sooner than later, but with the moves made and the money spent this offseason the winning had better arrive on the earlier side.
We’re boring down on February, the free agent market for hitters has nearly dried up entirely and the Mariners continue to be tied to Nelson Cruz. Why? Maybe because the reporters are just connecting dots; the Mariners need offense and Cruz and Morales are two of the very best options available that could make some kind of difference. Maybe the Mariners have legitimate interest in Cruz. Why? I haven’t the foggiest.
On Friday, after the Mariners finalized their one-year deal with Corey Hart and the trade with Miami to acquire Logan Morrison, they both said they were ready for a full season after knee troubles in the past.
The Seattle Mariners acquired two first basemen Wednesday. Why?
Wednesday, the Marlins traded Logan Morrison to the M’s in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Carter Capps