Mariners fans are buzzing about the upcoming season and what 2010 may hold. Ken Griffey Jr., Franklin Gutierrez, Felix Hernandez, and others have been re-signed. Most of all, Jack Zduriencik has gone out and picked up some very exciting players.
Previous years have featured investments in power hitters who weren't necessarily the best fit for Safeco Field, and were therefore unable to achieve the success they had at more hitter friendly ballparks.
This year, Zduriencik did not solely pursue power, but also the ability to hit for average and achieve high defensive goals. Here's a list of the winter's acquisitions that I think will give the Mariners the winning edge in 2010.