Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish and Larry Stone discuss their Baseball Hall of Fame ballots and the chances of Edgar Martinez's induction in 2018.
The Extra Innings Podcast is back, and we’re getting ballot-y. Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish is a first-time Hall of Fame voter, while his podcast counterpart Larry Stone has some experience on him. Both have filed their ballots this year, and both included Edgar Martinez. They discuss his chances at induction in his eighth year appearing on the ballot, plus more ballot talk.
Of the 90 ballots released thus far, Martinez has been on more 85 percent (the threshold being 75 percent). Track his progress here.