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New Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto's First Priorities

The Seattle Mariners wrapped up a disappointing season on a positive note, claiming a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics. The attention now shifts to the offseason, where new general manager Jerry Dipoto will be tasked with turning the team Read More

New Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto’s Major Trade History and Grades

Unlike his predecessor, new Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has previous experience as a top decision-maker (for lack of a better term) in a major league front office. Dipoto presided over the Arizona Diamondbacks for a short spell as Read More

Seattle Mariners: Mark Trumbo’s Early (Lack of) Impact

The Seattle Mariners offense is struggling. Despite the offseason addition of Nelson Cruz and the presence of Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager, the M’s offense is in a rut. Entering the week, only the White Sox and Phillies had scored Read More

3 Stats from the Seattle Mariners 6-2 Loss vs the Houston Astros

Stats are back! After a brief hiatus, the daily stat posts are back. Here’s three from the M’s 6-2 loss to the ‘Stros. Seven The number of runs allowed by M’s starter J.A. Happ during yet another solid start. With Read More

3 Stats from the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Loss vs the Tampa Bay Rays

Six The number of hits allowed by Mariners starter J.A. Happ. The veteran lefty pitched well, but didn’t receive any runs support. He also struck out six batters in seven innings while only walking one Ray, Logan Forsythe. One The Read More

3 Stats from the Seattle Mariners 2-1 Loss to the Tampa Bay Rays

Nine The number of strikeouts by the M’s in the game. It’s slightly less of an eye-sore, but still an eye-sore nonetheless. Robinson Cano, Mark Trumbo and Brad Miller all led the way with two punch-outs each. Six of the Read More

MLB Trade Rumors: Fixing the Angels

On paper the Angels look like they should make the playoffs if not win a good number of games. You know, at least be respectable. Alas, last year’s Angels did not live up to their on-paper-expectations. Don’t get me wrong, Read More

Wrapping Up the Tigers’ Regular Season: MVP Voting, Playoffs and More

While the much-hyped MVP discussion is heating up, the regular season is cooling down. The Tigers joined the San Francisco Giants, Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds as the only teams in baseball to clinch their own divisions.  Also joining those Read More

Going About Replacing Lance Berkman

So Albert Pujols is gone. Just thought I’d point that out, and truthfully, the Cardinals seem like they are better off without him. That’s partly because they pinch themselves every day for not spending north of 200 million on him. Read More

Can’t Live Without ‘Em: American League

(Disclaimer: You can live without these players, it certainly doable.) Injuries happen. Trades happen. Prolonged, bench-worthy stints occur. Players might not be there. Whether that player is your everyday superstar or fourth outfielder, the loss means something. But in the Read More