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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – It's been nearly five years since Alex Rodriguez signed his behemoth contract with the Texas Rangers, and the Mariners' situation at shortstop is finally starting to recover - to a point that a potential logjam could be taking shape.

This month, Yuniesky Betancourt debuted in Seattle, in his first season of pro ball. The 23-year old has all but cemented his claim on the position for 2006's opener, wowing fans with one web gem after another. Betancourt's swift climb to the top is causing rifts down the M's farm system. Adam Jones is proving his worth after replacing "Cuba" in San Antonio, and could conceivably reach the majors... Recommended Stories

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