The Mariners went on a spending spree this offseason. The started the offseason by giving Robinson Cano the ‘godfather offer’ and couldn’t refuse. They then added Corey Hart, Logan Morrison and Fernando Rodney.
The AL West is loaded this season (if you omit the Houston Astros). The Rangers, A’s and Angels are all expected to battle for the division crown and AL Wild Card spots. Is there room for Seattle in that race?
Players often have a down year immediately after they sign a huge long-term deal. Will Robinson Cano be an exception?
Here is the 2014 MLB season preview for the Seattle Mariners.
Many believed the loss of Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun’s steroid suspension (almost suspension) and the eventually trading Zack Greinke away, would push the Brewers down a few spots in the NL Central. They finished the season over .500 and one could argue if they had a competent closer, they could have received a Wild Card spot.
Are the Brewers still on the same level as the Reds and Cardinals?
Will Milwaukee overachieve again or will they come back down to Earth?