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April 21, 2011 at 6:55 PM

View replay of Geoff Baker Live! at FX McRory’s

Great show tonight folks! And best of all, no technical troubles! We got right into the Felix Hernandez discussion and I suggested that some poor defense behind him might go a long way towards explaining his sluggish start this season.
Another viewer asked whether the poor offensive showing by Seattle is taking a toll on the defense. I don’t think it’s at that stage yet, because we’re too early in the season for a hitter’s plate worries to carry over this dramatically. Here’s what I think the biggest culprit has been so far.
Someone else asked me whether hitting coach Chris Chambliss might be in trouble if the team continues to struggle offensively. Not this year, folks.
Another viewer asked why rebuilding teams don’t act like “buyers” at the trade deadline to try to fortify their roster. Good question. Here’s the answer why they don’t. I was also asked whether the M’s might take a look at third baseman Brandon Wood. I highly doubt it.
A viewer asked me to list my top three to four areas of concern the M’s need to address. So, I did just that.

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