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Big Change in the Mariners' Bullpen Dynamic

Sherrill has a penchant for getting Ks

The 2012 Mariners bullpen is being constructed in a different fashion. After running out pitch-to-contact options for a few seasons, the club is adding more pitchers apt at piling up strikeouts to their staff. SeattleClubhouse takes a look at the particulars.

Hong-Chi Kuo, George Sherrill, a healthy Shawn Kelley and a full year of Tom Wilhelmsen could mean more than you originally think for the Seattle Mariners in 2012. Sprinkle in some Steve Delabar and Chance Ruffin and this Mariners bullpen could buck a trend that has hindered the big league club for several years. Since the start of '08, Mariners relievers rank dead last in SO/9 (6.75) and SO% (1...

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