The Mariners added some thunder to their offense in the offseason in order to help out Robinson Cano, but will it be enough support for Felix Hernandez and one of the deepest pitching staffs in the league?
How bad are the Astros? They are so bad the rest of the AL West is licking its chops. So bad the Oakland A's are in first place because of them. So bad I couldn't even write a full column about them. So keep reading beyond the first item and we'll get to Mother Nature, Terry Francona's seniority in Cleveland, Felix Hernandez and, yes, more Dodgers-Padres brawl fallout.
It is the most awkward scene of the spring. Standing at his locker, the veteran catcher tries to piece his fractured career back together. Next locker over, the drug cheat attempting to swipe his job paces, caged for now by his impending 50-game suspension.