Found January 05, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us his AL West Predictions today for the 2012 season. If Yu Darvish, CJ Wilson, or Albert Pujols pan out, Seattle and Oakland could be left in the dust again...especially if Seattle doesn't land Prince Fielder. The M's will likely end in 3rd place, but not be as easy a win as in years past.

In the News: Albert Pujols gets 4 season tickets, too

In addition to his salary, the Los Angeles Angels are giving the slugger four season tickets to home games over the next decade.

Backloaded deals for Pujols, C.J. aid Angels

The Angels may have spent nearly $330 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson this offseason, but because both agreed to take less money up front, the initial blow to their payroll won't be nearly as tumultuous as one would've expected.

Prince Fielder, Opt-Outs, And A Contract I Would Support

It’s no secret that I’ve been generally opposed to the idea of giving Prince Fielder a long term, big money contract. I think his value on the field is fairly overrated and the side benefits of having him on the team are mostly made up and unsupported by facts. In general, I’d rather the team spread their money around to fill multiple holes and upgrade the roster rather than...

The 5 Worst Free Agent Moves Of The Offseason So Far

These may seem extremely surprising to you because these guys are household names, but you have to bear with me, and think logically. Forget the names. Think stats, value, team’s status, and money. Because in the end, that’s what it comes down to. 1. Albert Pujols, LA Angels, (Of A) $254,000,000 over 10 years. Since when does paying a 42 year old $30 million dollars sound...

Prince Fielder Rumors: Thursday

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo says his position on Prince Fielder has not changed since the Winter Meetings, according to Amanda Comak of the Washington Times. Washington is committed to Adam LaRoche and first base is “settled,” the GM said. Rizzo acknowledged Fielder’s value, saying he’ll help any club he’s with, but pointed out that the Nationals are often bandied about as...

Full Court Press: Nats Courting Prince?, Boise St. Extends Petersen, Michael Beasley Got A Boo Boo

Click on photo to read more about the latest on Prince Fielder Prince doesn’t necessarily fit with the Nationals, BUT a team will make adjustments to fit a player of his caliber. You can be sure about that. I think LaRoche is worthless, and I think they can keep Morse in the outfield. You put Prince in that lineup, and keep a healthy Strasburg all season that little team in D...

The Baseball Show: Ringing in the New Year

On Thursday night The Baseball Show was back with its first episode of the New Year.  As usual, I was joined by Clint from and, and MJ Lloyd from and I know, it’s getting to be a lot of websites, right? Anyway, we had a blast talking baseball and touched on a slew of different topics.  We will now be...
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