Category Archives: Seattle Mariners

James Shields: Don’t Forget the Punch

I really hope James Shields signs somewhere nobody expects. I hope he signs somewhere where he’s not about to be thrown in the middle of an already solid rotation, surrounded by already solid players, where he’s an afterthought for that … Continue reading

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MLB Winter Meetings: The Six Biggest Storylines

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all-ages; the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuumble… And by rumble, I obviously mean partake in lengthy discourse about the relative long-term value of one … Continue reading

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Robinson Cano Should Say “I Told You So”

Last Winter, Robinson Cano was caught up in a whirlwind of a free agent market. As a career Yankee, Cano had accomplished everything he could ever dream of. He was a perennial All-Star, a World Series champion, the Yankees’ second basemen, … Continue reading

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Is Johnny Damon a Fit for the Seattle Mariners?

Johnny Damon is a popular subject lately, but not for good reasons. It’s nearly February and Damon, coming off a very solid season, is finding his pool of potential suitors to be very, very shallow. It was long assumed that … Continue reading

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MLB’s Winter Meetings: Winners and Losers

Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings have officially come to a close. What we saw this week was a lot of talking and very little action from most teams, but a few intrepid general managers forged headlong into the free agent … Continue reading

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Seattle Mariners Ready to Play with the Big Boys

The Seattle Mariners mean business. General Manager Jack Zduriencik is entering just his second offseason at the club’s helm, but clearly has the franchise headed in the right direction. Last offseason, he engineered a number of low-risk, high-reward deals and … Continue reading

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