2009 World Series Champions! Red Sox?..Rays?...Phillies?...Cubs?...Mariners?

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2009 World Series Champions! Red Sox?..Rays?...Phillies?...Cubs?...Mariners?

The Seattle Mariners could find themselves in the World Series as early as 2009. They just need to make the right trades, bring up the right players, and release some veterans.

 

Release

Raul Ibanez, Miguel Cairo, Willie Bloomquist, and Kenji Johjima

 

Bring up

Victor Diaz

 

Trade

Ichiro to Yankees for Phil Coke and Brett Gardener.

Jarod Washburn to Yankees for Cody Ransom and cash.

Adrian Beltre to Twins for Carlos Gomez and cash.

Eric Bedard and Jarod Wells to Rangers for Max Ramirez and cash.

JJ Putz to Brewers for cash.

Jeff Clement and cash to Reds for Jerry Hairston Jr.

Buy: James Loney from Dodgers.

Ken Griffey Jr. from White Sox.

Move: Carlos Silva to bullpen as a set-up man.

 

Roster

c. Max Ramirez, Jamie Burke

1b. James Loney, Bryan Lahair

2b. Jose Lopez, Tug Hullet

ss. Yuniesky Betancourt

3b. Cody Ransom, Matt Tuissappo

of. Brett Gardener

of. Carlos Gomez

of. Victor Diaz

of. Jeremy Reed

dh. Ken Griffey Jr/ once in a while switch with one of the outfielders

Utility: Jerry Hairston Jr.

 

Rotation

sp. Phil Coke

sp. Felix Hernandez

sp.Brandon Morrow

sp. Ryan Rowland-Smith

sp. Ryan Feirberend

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