2022 Season Preview: Catcher/Infield
Last July the M's decided it was time to begin the Cal Raleigh era in Seattle. Was that a good idea? In 47 games from July 11 through the end of the season the big switch-hitter couldn't hit his weight, batting all of .180 in his rookie year. On the other hand, he got to experience the big leagues and a pressure-packed playoff chase, which may turn out to be valuable as a transition period. It remains to be seen. In roughly two full minor-league seasons spread over three years (2018, ’19, and ’21) he worked his way up from...
Mariners trade for Frazier, have two offers to free agents
Seattle General manager Jerry Dipoto addressed one of next season's needs for Your Seattle Mariners today by doing what he's wont to do: make a trade. This time, the deal was with the San Diego Padres and netted for the M's the services of second baseman Adam Frazier.