The taste the Seattle Mariners invoke can best be described as stale. First they had great pitching and terrible offense. Now they have average offense and sub-par pitching. The necessary recipe for success hasn't married, and the club is on their way to another losing season.
The Mariners don't necessarily need a superstar to replace Ichiro and complement Felix Hernandez, but it's time to revamp the offseason game plan and find a spark. The roster coming into this season looked better than it had in years, with potential to challenge for a playoff spot. But injuries happened and the pitching went south, resulting in inconsistent play.
Here are three reasons the Seattle Mariners need a face-lift this offseason.
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