Archive for Seattle Mariners

  • 3 Prospects Seattle Mariners Will Promote in September

    For the past several seasons, expanded September rosters have provided the Seattle Mariners with a chance to look toward the future. Things are a little different in 2014. The Mariners are firmly in contention for a playoff spot, meaning they will be focusing on the present rather than giving playin...

  • King Felix Hernandez Having a Season for the Ages

    If only one word could describe Felix Hernandez's performance this season, it would be "dominant." As King Felix exited Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, he came away with a stat line of seven innings pitched, three hits, one earned run and eight strikeouts. Perhaps he would have go...

  • Robinson Cano and Contending Mariners Proving to Be a Smash-Hit Success

    Don't count out the Seattle Mariners. Yes, the 66-55 M's are looking up at both the 71-49 Los Angeles Angels and 73-49 Oakland A's in the American League West. But in this era of the second wild card, third place can be good enough. And, look at that, with a decisive 7-2 victory over the D...

  • Seattle Mariners: Lloyd McClendon’s Smartest Moves of the 2014 Season

    There’s no doubt that Lloyd McClendon’s first season as manager of the Seattle Mariners has been a major success. Seattle currently stands at 64-55, tied with the Detroit Tigers for the second American League wild-card spot. While the Mariners were expected to improve over recent years, ...

  • Felix Hernandez’s Historic Season Deserves Kershaw-Like Attention

    Felix Hernandez is having a historically good season, arguably the best of his 10-year career with the Seattle Mariners. Unfortunately, with Clayton Kershaw having another Cy Young-caliber year for the large-market Los Angeles Dodgers, King Felix hasn’t received the league-wide attention he de...

  • 3 Best Seattle Mariners Prospects No One Is Talking About

    The Seattle Mariners made it through the trade deadline without giving up any of their top prospects, leaving a promising farm system in place. Seattle has high hopes for the likes of D.J. Peterson, Taijuan Walker and Chris Taylor to make big contributions in the major leagues for several years to c...

  • Can Seattle Mariners’ Dustin Ackley Sustain Recent Hot Streak?

    For the first three months of the season, it appeared that the Seattle Mariners would look to replace left fielder Dustin Ackley at the trade deadline. Ackley was hitting .214/.273/.329 on the season entering June. His career numbers weren’t much more impressive, with nearly 1,800 career plat...

  • Mariners’ James Jones Records 4 Hits and 3 Stolen Bases in 1 Game

    Seattle Mariners outfielder James Jones had a night to remember Monday against the Houston Astros, as he became just the second player in franchise history to record four hits and three stolen bases in the same game, per MLB Stat of the Day. Unsurprisingly, the other player to accomplish the feat in...

  • Should the Seattle Mariners Pursue Jason Hammel?

    The Seattle Mariners are firmly in the American League Wild Card race and have some holes to fill, which means they could be looking to buy at the upcoming MLB trade deadline. Early indications are that the team will at least try to pursue some help in the next few weeks. Gordon Wittenmyer of the Ch...

  • 10 Midseason Trades That Shaped Seattle Mariners’ History

    For the first time in a number of years, the Seattle Mariners may consider being buyers at the July 31 MLB trade deadline. The Mariners have been both buyers and sellers at the deadline at various points in their history, although they have been hesitant to pull off major blockbusters in the past de...