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

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Jul 10, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager (15) reacts to the bench after hitting double in the first inning as Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar (2) walks to the mound at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

Stock Up: Kyle Seager

Well, I chronicled my displeasures with Kyle Seager last week, and he responded with his best week of the season. Maybe I should just do a write up about how all the Mariners’ have been absolutely terrible, and then they’ll all turn it around? Well, maybe not, but Seags sure has come on strong.

Over the past week, Seager has gone 11-for-27 (.407) with 3 doubles and 2 RBI’s. Over the past week, he has raised his batting average on the season from .252 to .269. Seags has been the M’s most reliable hitter as of late. While I would love to see Seager get his power stroke going again, I am certainly pleased to see him getting on base more. The Gold Glove third baseman tallied a remarkable 3 multi-hit games this week.

Kyle is someone who you’ll never have to worry about. He never gets to high and he never gets too low. Seags is well known around baseball as a glove man, and he made more than a few jaw dropping plays this past week. If there is one player on this team that is upset that the All Star break is when it is, it’s Kyle Seager, because he is flat out on fire. Hopefully, when the M’s pick it back up in the second half, Seager can pick up right where he left off. The Mariners will need him if they plan on making any sort of move in the standings.

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