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The Missing Ingredients: Power and Patience

Zunino's bat could fill a big void for Mariners

The offensive side of the ledger for the Seattle Mariners is coming up a little light once again in 2012. The youth movement is in full effect and there have certainly been improvements, but the club is still searching for players to provide power that comes with the patience. SeattleClubhouse takes a look at the prospects in the organization that combine those two skills the best.

The Mariners have made great strides on offense this season and -- as I projected may back on New Year's Eve -- they are on pace to score better than 100 runs more than they did in 2011. But that doesn't mean that the offensive question marks are behind them. This club still doesn't have a player that is knocking on the door of 25 home runs in the lineup, nor do they have someone that is a lock to... Recommended Stories

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