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Matt Moore (credits below) Welcome back to the Rookie Report, week 3. As always, everyone is waiting for that moment when they can brag to their buddies that they were ahead of the curve and knew that their "phenom" was ready to dominate the Bigs. Unfortunately, there is this thing called "reality" and it's rare that a rookie can actually live up the hype early on. So let's check in on some of our favorite rookies of 2012 and see where they stand so far...SP/RP-MATT MOORE (TAMPA)- The 2012 expert's consenus pick for the Rookie of the Year award has struggled early on this season in his first two starts against Detroit and Boston. Moore currently owns a 0-1 record sporting a 5.54 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP. The word after his last start in Boston was that he may be "tipping" his pitches which I am sure the Ray's coaching staff will fix quickly. A tough start for the 6'2" lefty but do not fret just yet. Not an easy task for a rookie to ...
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Shannon Drayer ESPN 710 in Seattle's Mariners reporter is telling us all via twitter that
Adam Moore to undergo surgery tomorrow for a right medial menisus tear. Same knee different spot. Will know more after surgery.
This Adam Moore news is just plain bad. I feel bad for him. His body won't allow him to be an athlete.
Oh Canada – Michael Saunders
Seattle Mariners – No. 55
Born: November 19, 1986
Victoria, British Columbia
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a baseball prospect?
I know most of us have at one time in our lives, but does anyone truly know how hard it is to get to the majors, and then be able to perform under the immense weight...
Who’s hot, who’s not?
Week 2 in Major League Baseball is in the books and the Seattle Mariners are still considered a winning team…for now. The team came out firing, pulling off an unlikely comeback win in Texas and taking 2 of 3 from Oakland at home.
Pitching and hitting were both spotty, but both facets are already showing better promise than the last 3 seasons combined...
After a dominant sweep of Kansas City, the Indians will go to Safeco Field in Seattle to take on the Mariners. Get ready for some late night baseball as all three games start at 7 pm, Pacific time. The Indians and Mariners are have built a little history between the two teams the past couple seasons with the Indians basically stealing their best two minor league players, Shin-Soo...
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the second week of the M’s season had to be the Mike Cameron ceremonial first pitch on opening night for the M's. A little strut to his step at first, before breaking into a trot, Cameron was met with a stadium full of cheers for one of the Mariners all time favorites.
After a disappointing series against the Texas Rangers, the Seattle Mariners came home for the first time this season after playing their first eight games on the road. They dropped their home opener, but bounced back to take two of three games from the Oakland A’s. The series victory not only put Seattle over .500 on the season (6-5), but they are firmly in second in the A...
M’s back to work after a day off
For the first time this season, the Seattle Mariners play outside their own division as the Cleveland Indians come to town. Yes Brendan Ryan, you are back to work today!
Pitching match ups:
Game 12: RHP – Justin Masterson vs. RHP – Kevin Millwood
Millwood hopes to continue from his good performance, holding the Texas Rangers to...
M’s Arms Under The Spotlight
After starting off the season on a roll by taking three of four against Oakland, the Seattle Mariners came into the four-game series against Texas with no illusions.
The Rangers lineup, which finished 2011 leading Major League Baseball in total team offense, knew the Mariners pitching staff had their work cut out for them if they had any ideas of coming...
Each Monday during the season, we will take a statistical look at the good and the bad in the Seattle Mariners system from the past seven days. Reviewing the first full week of minor league action returns some good and bad.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Jason Donald tiebreaking single off Tom Wilhelmsen in the top of the seventh inning completed Cleveland's comeback from seven runs down and lifted the Indians to a 9-8 victory against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer and Cleveland reliever Rafael Perez (1-0) pitched a scoreless sixth inning to pick up the win. Chris...
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another M’s Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style. Brendan Ryan, justifying his role on the club, and Justin Smoak both went yard on the series finale against Oakland. Also, news of Jesus Montero'...
Jason Donald tiebreaking single off Tom Wilhelmsen in the top of the seventh inning completed Cleveland's comeback from seven runs down and lifted the Indians to a 9-8 victory against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer and Cleveland reliever Rafael Perez (1-0) pitched a scoreless sixth inning to pick up the win. Chris Perez got his third...
As I start today on Baseball Prospectus:
Before Howard Lincoln, Chuck Armstrong, and fans from the Pacific Northwest begin calling, the Seattle Mariners are not for sale. I’m not saying they are. I haven’t even heard a mere rumor to indicate as much. So if the Mariners do issue some kind of statement saying they are “unequivocally, absolutely not on the market” and that...
After a disappointing series loss to the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland A's continue their roadtrip on Monday in Anaheim. The Los Angeles Angels are also coming off of a disappointing stretch, losing their first three series of the season. Chris Biderman previews the four-game match-up.
The Seattle Mariners are coming off a much-needed break in the schedule.
The surging Cleveland Indians probably wish they didn't get a day off.
Seattle goes for a season-best third consecutive victory Tuesday night at Safeco Field, where it opens a series against an Indians team trying to begin 4-0 on the road for the second straight year.
After opening the major league season...