Disappointing Starts for Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners in AL West

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As pathetic as their season has been to date including four losses to the lowly Houston Astros, the Seattle Mariners can take some comfort in the fact that they are not the most disappointing team in the American League West. […]

How The Seattle Mariners Sank Their Ship Before The Season Even Started

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There was a time not so long ago when the Seattle Mariners were a playoff team. Even after stars such as Randy Johnson, Alex Rodriquez, and Ken Griffey Jr. left town, Ichiro, Mike Cameron, Bret Boone, and John Olerud had fans […]

Seattle Mariners: Is Time Running Out for Justin Smoak and Jesus Montero?

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For the Seattle Mariners, the addition of the Houston Astros to the American League West is welcome news indeed. It allows the Mariners a much better shot of staying out of the division basement and gives them 19 games a year to […]

Michael Morse Provides Much-Needed Power in His Return to Seattle Mariners

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For the Seattle Mariners, the return of outfielder Michael Morse is a chance for the team to undo one of their past mistakes. s The team originally acquired Morse as part of a deal for Freddy Garcia. Although not the […]

Seattle Mariners: Felix Hernandez Dominates Oakland Athletics In Season Opener

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Opening Day wins are nothing new for the Seattle Mariners, having run off victories in their last seven openers. In his first game since signing his seven-year, $175 million contract, Felix Hernandez dominated the Oakland Athletics. That said, the Mariners offense which […]

Arizona Diamondbacks Unveil New Approach To The Season

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While one game does not make a season, the Arizona Diamondbacks got their season off in a winning way by demonstrating a style of play that is more in keeping with their hard-nosed manager Kirk Gibson. With the departure of Justin Upton, […]

Seattle Mariners Arriving as Contenders?

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Jesus Montero launched a massive Grand Slam the other day in what was for the most part a blowout laugher for the Seattle Mariners.  As the team winds down the Cactus League schedule, few will remember their blowout win as […]

Is Michael Saunders Poised to Break Out in 2013?

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Although Canada was officially eliminated from the World Baseball Classic, the Seattle Mariners have got to be very happy with the performance of MVP Michael Saunders. Saunders had shown flashes of brilliance in the minor-league system, but unfortunately that did […]

Could the Arizona Diamondbacks Win the NL West?

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  Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson may be facing one of his most challenging seasons ahead as he prepares his teams do battle in the highly competitive National League West. With the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants appearing […]

Has Hector Noesi Pitched Himself Out of the Seattle Mariners Plans and Perhaps the Big Leagues?

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If I were Hector Noesi,  I would not be looking to buy real estate in the Seattle area anytime soon. In fact, barring a miracle, Noesi may have pitched his way off the Seattle Mariners roster and out of their […]

Should Players Play Through Minor Injuries?

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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira  has strained his wrists hitting balls off a tee and may miss six to eight weeks of the season.  While this is yet another blow to the Bronx Bombers and I certainly mean […]

Seattle Mariners May Have Found The Winning Mix This Spring

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Spring training has often been regarded as a chance for established players to work themselves into game shape and for young stars and aging vets to prove that they can contribute to a team and deserve to be a part […]