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Commentary: M’s offense needs nudge now — More power, better hitting could make this a memorable season for Seattle

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The Mariners’ latest hitting hope, first-round pick Alex Jackson, took the standard ceremonial batting practice Monday, as his family, agent Scott Boras and the team’s top brass looked on.

The Mariners finally seem to be developing some right-handed thump in the minors, where recent draft choices D.J. Peterson, Patrick Kivlehan and Austin Wilson are all putting up astronomic numbers in Class AA or below. They hope Jackson will soon add to that reservoir of a long-neglected skill.

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