Mariners depth chart: 2 players moving up and 2 moving down

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The Mariners have wrapped up their first road trip of the season, and head back to Seattle with a 3-3 record in Cleveland and Chicago. Part of me wonders if they could've gone undefeated on the trip (two extra inning losses and a blown 7-run lead), but that's an article for another time, and one that may need a drink in hand to deal with.

Instead, I want to look at the Mariners depth chart, and how some of their players have been doing so far this season. There have definitely been some struggles early, but there has also been success. What i wanted to try was finding two Mariners who have been doing well and deserve more playing time, and two that have been struggling and could use another day off.

It can be sort of hard to do early in the season. A hot game can bump up your average and give an unrealstic idea of how well someone is actually hitting. The same can be said the other way for someone out of the bullpen. Giving up a three-run homer could greatly increase your ERA, even if all your other outings were spotless.

Let's jump in and start with two players who deserve more ABs so far for the Mariners.