Mariners Analysis: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

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May 27, 2015; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Seattle Mariners first baseman Logan Morrison (20) singles during the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Stock Up: Logan Morrison

Well, LoMo is back in the Mariners Market, and I think you’ll see him here a lot the rest of the year because he is such a streaky hitter. Thankfully for the Mariners, his stock has been going up in the past week. In the past week he has raised his season average from a poor .220 to a more respectable .240, hitting .360 this week with nine hits and four walks. While his power numbers aren’t there, with all of his hits this week being singles, the M’s quite frankly just need to get players on base and LoMo is doing that for them. When he is hitting, this lineup is exponentially better and tougher for pitchers to pitch to.

If the M’s can get Robinson Canó, Nelson Cruz, Kyle Seager, and Logan Morrison going all at the same time, I think you’re talking about the best middle of the order in the AL West, and one of the best in baseball. Unfortunately, that hasn’t happened yet this year, but hopefully as LoMo is getting hot and Seager and Cano showing some life, maybe we can see that in the near future.

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