Larry Stone: When the Mariners’ ‘step back’ rebuilding plan hits its peak, will veteran Kyle Seager be around to see it?

On a team of fresh-faced kids, Kyle Seager is the solitary grizzled veteran. As the Mariners pointedly go young, Seager is the anomaly, the exception that proves the rule. He’s also at the same precarious career juncture that Felix Hernandez faced two years ago — at the end of a long, lucrative contract, unsure whether there will still be a place for him when it runs out. “I mean, I completely understand now how Felix felt, right?” Seager said recently during a media Zoom session. “I get that 100%. He had been here a long time; he’d been here a long time before I got here, and then obviously I…

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