Updated May 31, 2012 - 4:57 pm
Despite hitting woes, Ryan could have trade value
Brendan Ryan knows he can't afford to take his offensive struggles into the field with him.
"I don't have a choice. If you're hitting .170 or whatever the heck it is, you better play some good defense," he told "Bob and Groz" on Thursday. "I'm trying to keep my parking spot and all that stuff. ... I haven't been getting many hits, so I'm going to do my damndest to take one or two away."
Ryan is hitting .177 after raising his average 40 points in the last two weeks.
In the video below, Bob Stelton and Dave Grosby explain why the Mariners shortstop, despite his lack of offense, could be of interest to contending teams.
You can download Thursday's podcast here.
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