On Mariner ads:
One of the things the team likes to do is keep the ads focused on guys who are unlikely to be traded or blow out. Having to pull an ad with Jeff Nelson after he’s traded means a tighter rotation of ads or new ads, and new ads are expensive.
“Hey now, get all of it” — what the heck is that?
With that in mind, here’s the team’s relative attatchment to their players, drawn from this year’s family-friendly, happy-go-lucky ads featuring those great guys the Mariners:
Franklin and Shiggy
(seen but not heard)
McCracken (slides into home)
And I think I’m missing someone from the poker game, but anyway
So, players who can be easily traded without anyone ever noticing:
Yup, you heard it here first. Freddy Garcia last year had his own ad, this year doesn’t get squat.