Looking to upgrade, here are 4 Corner Infielders for the Mariners to Pursue in Free Agency

With relatively disappointing years from Ty France and Eugenio Suarez, it seems like Seattle may benefit from shaking up the infield roster.

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In 2022, Ty France and Eugenio Suarez were two of the best members of a breakout Mariners team that made it to the ALDS after a 20-year postseason drought. Ty France slashed .274/.338/.436 and received his first-ever all-star nod. Suarez posted a .791 OPS (129 OPS+) and had some magical moments that included a walk-off home run against the Atlanta Braves to keep up the end-of-season momentum.

But this year was different. Both guys hit right around league-average (Ty France - 99 OPS+, Eugenio Suarez 101 OPS+) and were generally less-impressive than the year prior. Suarez improved significantly as a fielder, keeping his rWAR at a reasonable 2.2, but France's rWAR of 0.7 was significantly lower than that of his other two seasons with the Mariners.

Assuming the Mariners want to explore the current free agent market, finding offensive upgrades at the infield corners could be their first item on their grocery list, so let's take a look at who's available.