It’s that when people asked what big moves the Mariners should make going into the 2021 season, my response was to look at the roster and go “Why? That’s because there is still so much to learn about a team that is far from cementing its core, and I’d much rather the M’s establish a core that can get them in the playoff race before they make blockbuster deals in trades and free agency.
The 26-year-old Crawford won his first Gold Glove last season. At the plate, he hit . but after a hot start his numbers fell off in August and September.
Crawford, 26, earned his first Gold Glove with the Mariners last season and became just the second shortstop in club history to win a Gold Glove, joining Omar Vizquel (1993) . The former first-round pick appeared in 53 games in 2020, posting a . slash line with 11 extra-base hits, 24 RBIs and six stolen bases.