My stupid BB blog. Sorry, Ben Gamel’s injured so The Mariners decided to bring Ichiro back. I think I’m happy? It’s all a bit too Twilight Zone for me. Why are the Mariners so susceptible to injury? This post is about none of these things, but about future things—not 44-year-old things.
10 days ago, I ran my mouth off and said that Marco Gonzales, Andrew Moore, and Guillermo Heredia are the three up-and-comers in the Mariners organization to keep an eye on during Spring Training. Being that today is an off-day, I figure it’s as good a time as any to check in and investigate how they’re progressing so far.
However, before we check-in with them, there are some other young stand-outs worth the mention. For starters, Dan Vogelbach. He’s been electric at the plate, most notably on Friday when he went 2-3 with a three-run go-ahead bomb over the right-field wall. Danny’s Spring Training slash line of .417/.558/.750 is great to see from the young first baseman, as is the 4 walks and single strikeout he’s amassed in his first 16 plate appearances.
Braden Bishop has been another story, both on and off the field. Even more admirable than his…
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