Seattle hopes Morrison more than Twitter persona

TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Published:

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Logan Morrison may not ever be able to escape the shadow of the Twitter persona he's created. Consider it the cost of being engaging and sometimes polarizing on social media.

What he is hoping for now, with him getting a new start in Seattle and with his knee fully healthy, is a return to his 2011 form when his performance on the field was getting just as much attention as the tweets he was sending.

Morrison is one of the important new faces in Mariners camp and one that Seattle needs as a major contributor. He was acquired in December from Miami in exchange for reliever Carter Capps. Seattle's not yet entirely sure where to use Morrison.