Felix Hernandez Dominates, Mariners Beat A’s 4-1

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Felix Hernandez was on top of his game again. The Seattle Mariners starter hurled 8.1 innings against the Oakland Athletics, and the M’s moved to 4-1. After rolling through the Los Angeles Angels lineup his first time out, Hernandez mowed down the A’s Saturday. King Felix needed just 101 pitches to get through 8.1 innings, as he threw 72 of […]

Gray, Cingrani, Paxton: Young Pitchers Impressing in 2014

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Young players stole the show in 2013, and just four days into the 2014 season, several young pitchers are already making their mark. Youthful hurlers Michael Wacha, Jose Fernandez, and Chris Archer have turned in strong outings after making good showings in 2014. In addition, Sonny Gray, Tony Cingrani, and James Paxton had excellent first […]

Mariners Down Angels 8-3 Behind Two Home Runs from Brad Miller

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The Seattle Mariners brought home another victory Tuesday night, defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3. Erasmo Ramirez went seven strong innings, and received more than enough offensive support. The 23 year-old Ramirez had a tough act to follow after Felix Hernandez thoroughly dominated the Angels the previous night. However, the right-hander did his best, striking out six Halos hitters, […]

Felix Hernandez and Jose Fernandez Dominate on Opening Day

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Baseball is back. After a five month layoff, teams are playing meaningful games again. On Opening Day, aces Felix Hernandez and Jose Fernandez looked as though they hadn’t missed a beat. The Seattle Mariners ace worked six innings Monday night. He surrendered two earned runs, both on a two-run shot by Mike Trout. Of the 25 hitters […]

Seattle Mariners Sign Fernando Rodney

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The Seattle Mariners signed free agent closer Fernando Rodney, reports Jonah Keri of Grantland. Rodney’s contract is worth $14 million over two years, with up to $1 million more with incentives. It was just two years ago that Rodney looked like he was washed up as the veteran reliever posted a 4.50 ERA in 39 appearances for […]

Where is the Market for Nelson Cruz?

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Like Kendrys Morales and Stephen Drew, Nelson Cruz‘ value has been hurt by the Qualifying Offer. At this point, it appears that all three of the above players should have accepted the one-year, $14 million deal extended to them by their teams, as their markets don’t look too strong. Each of the above players have their flaws, and most […]

Seattle Mariners to Sign John Buck

The Seattle Mariners have reached an agreement with John Buck for one year and $1 million, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Buck figures to provide depth behind top prospect Mike Zunino, who is expected to be the Mariners primary catcher. Buck, 33, split time between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013. He got off to a hot start with […]

Six Teams With the Best Chances to Land Masahiro Tanaka

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The Winter’s biggest blockbuster player has been posted and Major League Baseball teams will take the next month or so to decide if they want to negotiate with Masahiro Tanaka. Before evaluating who has the best chance of landing the prized 25-year-old Japanese import, it’s important to set a few ground rules and eliminate a […]

Mariners Will Re-Sign Franklin Gutierrez

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The Seattle Mariners have reached an agreement with free-agent outfielder Franklin Gutierrez  and will re-sign the 30-year-old to a one-year deal worth $1 million. Gutierrez played the last five seasons in Seattle and is a former American League Gold Glove winner, 2010, but has battled injuries over the past three years limiting his production. The Mariners […]

Is Shin-Soo Choo Worth a $140 Million Deal ?

With the signing of Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo is the best hitter available in the free agent class. The 31 year-old outfielder is looking for a big deal, something in the range of seven years at $20 million per year. There are a bevy of teams that are reported to be interested in Choo, including the Seattle […]