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Rickie Weeks

In New Digs, Rickie Weeks Looks To Make Most Of Chance With Seattle Mariners

Not many baseball players in this day and age stick around with one team for very long. Ever since free-agency leaped into the forefront, baseball has been largely built around high turnover with very few players donning one cap for the duration of their careers, let alone three or four years. The Philadelphia Phillies have multiple players […]

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Seattle Mariners Spring Training Preview – Outfielders And Pitchers

Left Field: Projected Starter: Dustin Ackley/Rickie Weeks Projected Backup: Justin Ruggiano Dark Horse: Alex Jackson The plan in left field is a platoon of two former top prospects.  Ackley struggled defensively at second base, and his average dropped off a cliff at the start of the year, ending at .245.  It is encouraging that he […]

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Seattle Mariners Spring Training Preview – Infield Position Players

Catcher: Projected Starter: Mike Zunino Projected Backup: John Hicks Dark Horse: John Baker Zunino is the future for the Seattle Mariners behind the plate.  Ranked by Baseball America as Seattle’s second best player under the age of 25, his spot is virtually assured.  Seattle fans would like to see him hit over .200 for a […]

Mariners Fans

Seattle Mariners Search For Their Own 12th Man

It is often said that the home support at any sporting event can help tip the balance for the home team, giving them an advantage over their opponents. This phenomenon is widely known as the “12th man” effect—equating the crowd to having an extra player on the field. In Seattle, supporters of the Seahawks in […]

Rickie Weeks

Rickie Weeks – Another Platoon Piece For The Seattle Mariners

Last week, the Seattle Mariners added another right handed bat in former Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks. The Mariners and Weeks agreed to a club friendly $2 million / one year deal, with built in incentives in the unlikely event he’s used as more than a platoon against left handed pitching at the corner […]

Robinson Cano

In Lineup Bolstered By Offseason Moves, Robinson Cano Can Take Seattle Mariners To New Heights

Last offseason, Robinson Cano stunned the baseball world by choosing to sign with the Seattle Mariners over re-signing with the New York Yankees. In doing so, he left the hallowed Yankees scrambling for the franchise’s new face following Derek Jeter’s impending farewell season and changed coasts relishing in the chance to bring the Mariners their first World […]

Seattle Mariners

Seattle Mariners Win The AL West In The Latest Projections

With a little over a week to go until Spring Training, hope springs eternal, and for some very patient fan bases, long post season droughts appear ready to go by the wayside. Based on FanGraphs projections, the Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians, and, yes, the Chicago Cubs should all be in contention for […]

Fantasy Baseball

The Super Bowl Is Over – Time To Prepare For Fantasy Baseball

Now that the Super Bowl is over and the NFL season has come to a close, the time has come to get serious about preparing for your Fantasy Baseball draft or auction. If you’re serious about winning your league, you’ll want to prepare your own personal list of players well in advance and not just […]

Edgar Martinez

Why Edgar Martinez Deserves To Be In The Baseball Hall Of Fame

The road to Cooperstown has not been an easy one for former Seattle Mariners slugger Edgar Martinez. His Hall of Fame votes have dipped the last few years, and the fact that a player can only be on the ballot for 10 years warrants a bit of concern. But he could be getting a much […]

Seth Smith

The Seattle Mariners Right Field Platoon – Both Productive And Economical

Just before the New Year, the Seattle Mariners acquired outfielder Seth Smith from the San Diego Padres for relief pitcher Brandon Mauer. The left handed hitting Smith will, more than likely, share a right field platoon with the right handed hitting Justin Ruggiano, who was also recently acquired from the Chicago Cubs. While fans often […]

Mariners v Cardinals

Designating A Spot In Cooperstown For Edgar Martinez

We are a little under a month away from the results being announced for the 2015 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame inductee class. Among the small handful of great Seattle Mariners over the years, many would argue that, with the possible exception of Ken Griffey Jr., none would rival Edgar Martinez for significance. […]

Jack Zduriencik

Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik Finally Making The Right Moves

Seattle Mariners management has finally pulled the trigger on that elusive right-handed power hitter we’ve all been begging for up here in the Northwest: the guy to dig us out of a depressing playoff slump has finally arrived. With the impending addition of Nelson Cruz to the Seattle Mariners for a reported $57 million over […]

Nelson Cruz

Opening The Purse Strings – What Is The Price Of One More Win?

While the Seattle Mariners did not make the playoffs last season, there performance gave the team hope to fans long suffering without much. For the first time in many years, the Mariner games were relevant to the very last day. Each one of the 162 games had an impact. After it was all said and […]

Nelson Cruz

One Year Later, The Seattle Mariners Land Nelson Cruz

One year after reportedly turning down a five year $75 million contract to play with the Seattle Mariners, Nelson Cruz signed a four year $57 million deal to hit in between Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager. If the rumored offer from last year was indeed true, then Cruz, who played last year for the Baltimore […]

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