OFFSEASON MARINERS CHECKLIST
Can build the team around Safeco field both for power hitting and defense
Can evaluate talent that will translate into the big leagues
Can make positive trades and build a strong farm system
Willing to make hard decisions
Go after the guy they want , rather than a splash name. Remember Pete Carroll was not well accepted at first but the Seahawks did the move they had to regardless of whether it was liked or not. Even if its an up and coming younger gm or office person.