Hot Stove Links About the Mariners

Check out the Mariners Hot Stove League Show every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. on 710 ESPN Seattle. Hosts Shannon Drayer, Rick Rizzs and Mike Blowers host a Hot Stove League Show every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. on 710 AM radio. They interview Mariners players and personnel and other baseball guests.

And here’s a few recent links with some interesting M’s news you might be interested in:

This one, from the, offers an interesting point of view about the Pirates’ Ryan Doumit, suggesting the Moses Lake native and cousin of Willie Bloomquist would be a good fit for the Mariners.

The Mets are exploring the possibility of signing first baseman Russell Branyan, which might be good news for Seattle, reports Larry Larue of the Tacoma News Tribune.

Jeff Baker of the Seattle Times wonders if Jose Lopez’s days are numbered in Seattle. The organization’s going to see if No. 1 draft pick Dustin Ackley can play second base, and Lopez, despite decent power numbers, has a horrible on-base percentage and is hardly a defensive whiz.

Ackley hit .315 with one home run and 12 RBI in the Arizona Fall League. You can find the M’s Winter league stats here.

The reported trade talks between Seattle and Detroit have slowed, reports ESPN. Outfielder Curtis Granderson and pitcher Edwin Jackson are available, but the Tigers are asking for a lot. Here’s the Seattle P-I’s report.

The Mariners’ annual FanFest is Jan. 30-31. Tickets are now on sale. Click here for information.

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