M’s Liddi Hopes To Make Italy Proud

It's been half a century since anyone born in Italy stepped on the field as a major league player. That drought could be close to ending. Third baseman Alex Liddi, a product of the Mariners' far-reaching international scouting system, hit .281/.353/.476 with 15 homers and a Southern League-leading 92 RBIs at Double-A West Tenn last year.

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