Tag Archives: Seattle Mariners

Posted on July 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When Jerry Dipoto took over as GM of the Seattle Mariners in September 2015, he set out to end what is now the longest playoff drought in baseball. He hasn’t quite gotten there yet, but the team is willing to give him more time to try. On […]

Posted on May 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s not exactly trade season, but that usually doesn’t stop Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto from wheeling and dealing. Friday night, Dipoto and the Mariners acquired reliever Alex Colome and outfielder Denard Span from the Tampa Bay Rays. In exchange, the Rays have received pitching prospects Tommy […]

Posted on May 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners are currently suffering from a case of lifetime piling up. On Tuesday, the Mariners placed Dee Gordon on the 10-day DL with a broken toe. The move comes less than a week after the team decided to move Gordon back to second base following Robinson […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When Robinson Cano broke his hand and was poised to miss a few weeks, the Seattle Mariners were quick to say Dee Gordon would not be moving back to his old position to replace him. But with Cano receiving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, getting hit by a pitch and breaking his hand wasn’t the worst thing to happen to Robinson Cano this week. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball hit the Seattle Mariners second baseman with an 80-game suspension after he tested positive for a banned substance. […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have derailed the Seattle Mariners in recent years, and they hope history isn’t about to repeat itself. Second baseman Robinson Cano left Sunday’s game after being hit on the hand by a pitch from Tigers pitcher Blaine Hardy. Cano left the game immediately, and before the […]

Posted on May 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s practically raining no-hitters in baseball right now. Less than a week after a shared no-hitter by the Dodgers, Seattle Mariners lefty James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night. The Mariners won the game 5-0. To make the moment all the sweeter, Paxton is a […]

Posted on May 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Don’t call it a retirement, even if it feels like it. The Seattle Mariners announced Thursday that 44-year old outfielder Ichiro Suzuki will be stepping away from the field for the rest of 2018. Rather than serving as a reserve outfielder, Ichiro will serve as a special […]

Posted on March 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine No team has made more trades over the last two years than the Seattle Mariners. However, injuries and bad fortune have stopped the team from reaching the postseason. Is 2018 finally the year the Mariners can breakout and claim a playoff spot? Rotation When healthy, the duo […]

Posted on December 7, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Miami Marlins have traded away one of their core players. It’s just not the player most thought they’d be trading right now. The Marlins have agreed to trade second baseman Dee Gordon to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for prospects Robert Dugger, Nick Neidert, and Christopher Torres. […]

Posted on December 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The most sought-after free agent in baseball this winter is officially eligible to sign with any team. MLB owners voted on Friday and unanimously approved the new posting agreement for Japanese players. As a result, two-way Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani can begin negotiating with major league teams. […]

Posted on November 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It appears to be only a matter of time until Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani is officially posted for major league teams to bid on his services. With his abilities as both a pitcher and a hitter, virtually every MLB team would love to add him. Of course, […]

Posted on November 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The winter trade season is officially underway. Late Wednesday night, the Seattle Mariners acquired infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics for relief pitcher Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. The 25-year old Healy has emerged in Oakland over the past couple of seasons as […]

Posted on September 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners are scratching and clawing every day to stay relevant in the American League wild-card race. Finally, help appears to be on the way just in the nick of time. Injured starters James Paxton and Felix Hernandez both threw a simulated game on Friday. Afterward, […]

Posted on August 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than 48 hours until the waiver-trade deadline, the Seattle Mariners have made a move to shore up their injury-plagued rotation. The Mariners acquired starting pitcher Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. St. Louis also sent cash to help cover Leake’s salary and $750,000 in […]

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