The Seattle Mariners are getting closer and closer to solidifying their final Opening Day roster for 2013. Various position battles continue to be fought, but certain players are starting to edge ahead based on strong spring performances.
As the team looks ahead to the season, there are some players who have clearly capitalized on their opportunity to impress management. Others blew an excellent chance to make the team or put themselves in a better position to be an impact player.
Obviously there is still some time before the team makes its final decisions, but the fate of certain players has either been determined or likely will be soon. A few performances have been surprising, while others are not a major shock.
As Opening Day looms, here are some of the biggest winners and losers of spring training for the Seattle Mariners.