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Mariners farm system could be reason for 2021 playoff expectations

Sep 14, 2020; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Mariners center fielder Kyle Lewis (1) hits a double against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Mariners exceeded expectations in 2020. Seattle’s farm system is so loaded that 2021 might be a playoff year for the M’s.

It used to be that the Mariners had some good major league talent, like Robinson Cano, but not much in the minor leagues. Most Mariners fans probably understood that once the players on the big league roster got old, Seattle would be terrible.