Archive for Seattle Mariners

  • Seattle Mariners’ 5 Most Tradeable Assets for the 2014-15 Offseason

    While the MLB offseason is impossible to predict, the Seattle Mariners promise to be active over the winter months to try and put the finishing touches on a contending team. The Mariners ended the season just one game behind the Oakland Athletics for the second AL wild card spot. With one of the bes...

  • 5 Potential Under-the-Radar Seattle Mariners Free-Agent Targets

    It's no secret who the Seattle Mariners will be targeting this winter in free agency. With a talented pitching staff in place, Jack Zduriencik will be looking to upgrade Seattle's offense enough to break a 14-year playoff drought. The Mariners need a designated hitter and will likely prioritize play...

  • The 5 Biggest Decisions the Seattle Mariners Have to Make This Offseason

    Prior to a year in which they are expected to contend, the Seattle Mariners have a few key decisions to make during the offseason. Seattle finds itself in the rare position of trying to win now rather than building toward the future. The last two times the Mariners were coming off a winning season (...

  • Seattle Mariners’ Top 10 Moments of the 2014 Season

    Despite falling just short of making the postseason, the Seattle Mariners had an exciting 2014 season. The Mariners were in contention for the AL Wild Card until Game 162 of the year and were relevant well into September for the first time in several seasons. The wild-card race provided several thri...

  • Complete 2014-15 Seattle Mariners Offseason Preview and Predictions

    The Seattle Mariners ended an exciting 2014 season on Sunday one game behind the Oakland Athletics for the second American League wild-card spot. While the Mariners were unable to end a playoff drought that now stands at 14 years, they far outplayed the expectations of just about everyone. There are...

  • Mariners Have Incredibly Bright Future Even If They Miss out on 2014 Playoffs

    The Seattle Mariners weren’t supposed to matter. Entering the 2014 season, basically no one picked the M’s to be part of the playoff picture. Baseball Prospectus pegged them for a fourth-place finish in the loaded American League West, ahead of only the Houston Astros. That seemed fair, ...

  • Ranking Seattle Mariners’ Most Major League-Ready Prospects for Next Season

    The Seattle Mariners had several prospects make their major league debuts in 2014, with a few of them going on to be important contributors on a contending ballclub. Roenis Elias, James Jones, Dominic Leone, Carson Smith, Chris Taylor and Stefen Romero all made their&n...

  • Seattle Mariners Must Show Resiliency One Last Time

    On April 23, the Seattle Mariners were on the verge of being swept by the Houston Astros and losing their ninth consecutive game in the process. The Mariners sat at 7-13 and weren't performing particularly well in any facet of the game. It was still early in the season, but it appeared that 201...

  • Seattle Mariners’ 2014 Minor League Awards

    The Seattle Mariners have had a memorable season in the major leagues, but the year in the minors provided plenty of excitement as well. Although Seattle's pitching is well ahead of the offense at the big league level, the opposite case played out in the minors. As expected, D.J. Peterson put togeth...

  • How Seattle Mariners’ Remaining Schedule Compares to Other Wild-Card Contenders

    With a little less than three weeks remaining in the season, it looks like the American League wild-card race will come down to the wire. The Seattle Mariners and Detroit Tigers have been narrowly separated in the standings for the past few weeks, with the Tigers currently half a game ahead. Detroit...