8 hrs ago
Seattle Mariners: Realistic Expectations for Each Hitter in Starting Lineup
The season is several months away, but rosters are starting to take shape with winter meetings warming up and contracts being signed.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders Tendered Contracts
Now that the 11 pm CST deadline to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players has come and gone, several more free agents have now been added to the pool.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
To Tender or to Non-Tender
September 22, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners first baseman JustinSmoak is congratulated by third baseman Kyle Seager after hitting a two run home run in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
Smoak, Saunders approach arbitration
If there's anything I've learned about baseball over the past twenty something odd years of my life, it's that baseball loves deadlines.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Texas Rangers vs the American League West
With Prince Fielder settling in and being embraced by Texas Rangers fans, it is time to start thinking about how the improved Rangers will fare in the AL West.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
2014 Minor League Keeper Thoughts: Seattle Mariners
The prospect staff at Fake Teams continues their fantasy prospect rankings and system reviews with an in-depth look at the Seattle Mariners.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Anatomy of a Play: Grounder to Smoak
We breakdown one defensive play from Justin Smoak and attempt to derive meaning, skill level, and a forecast for the future.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Rosenthal: Desperate Mariners must consider all free-agent options
Ken Rosenthal has been the FOXSports.com's Senior MLB Writer since August 2005. He appears weekly on MLB on FOX, FOX Sports Radio and MLB Network.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Call to the Pen
Seattle Mariners: 2013 Season in Review
Seattle is 802 miles from Oakland, the nearest baseball city, but at times in 2013 it may have seemed like the distance from Oaktown to the Emerald City was shorter than the separation between the A's and M's in the AL West Standings.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Angels Have Interest in Bronson Arroyo?
Sep 28, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo takes the field during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
On Justin Smoak's platoon splits
Is Justin Smoak a viable left-handed platoon option at first base, or do the Mariners need to make an upgrade? Unless you haven't been paying any attention to this blog lately, you've probably noticed that we the writers are less than enthused with the idea of Justin Smoak returning to start at first base in 2014.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
New York Post
Mariners a fit for Peralta, Cruz a " and more MLB tidbits
The Mariners know they must add offense and can't be too picky. Still, they strongly prefer to obtain righty heft.
Seattle hires McClendon as new manager
Lloyd McClendon was hired as manager of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, taking over a rebuilding job that Eric Wedge walked away from.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Out With Smoak, In With Napoli?
Oct 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli warms up during batting practice prior to game two of the MLB baseball World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park.
The News Tribune
McClendon's path from Gary to Safeco
New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon spent his childhood in Gary, Ind., birthplace of the fictional Harold Hill, the Music Man, and Michael Jackson, the music man so gifted he became known as the "King of Pop."
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Simplest Argument Against A Big-Ticket Signing
The other day, Ken Rosenthal expressed that the Mariners want Jacoby Ellsbury or Shin-Soo Choo.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
Seattle hires McClendon as new manager
In this May 29, 2011, photo, Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon watches from the dugout during the Tigers' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in a doubleheader in Detroit.
Dave's 2014 Off-Season Plan
This was, by far, the hardest off-season plan post I've ever done. For one, you've probably noticed that I'm not writing here nearly as often as I used to.
Yanks Go Yard
Why Eduardo Nunez Was So Important to the New York Yankees
Sep 21, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez hits a two run home run to left during the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium.