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On The Way Home:
When the New York Mets signed Jason Bay to a four-year/$66 million contract prior to the 2010 season, they thought they were getting one of the premier power hitters in the game. After all, he was coming off a 2009 campaign with the Boston Red Sox that was rather impressive (.267/.384/.537, 36 HR, 119 RBI). Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last three years, you know exactly how his time in Flushing was. To sum it up in one word: horrendous.
His time at Citi Field with the Mets was so bad that the two sides came to a mutual decision to grant him his unconditional release, while still paying him the salary he was due to earn (with some of it deferred). The irreconcilable differences box was checked off, as there seemed to be no way Bay would be able to make himself worth the $16 million he would have gotten paid this season if he remained with the Mets.
So, once his release was made official, the Seattle Mariners took a flyer on him by offering a minor league deal with an inv...
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My oh My! Macklemore tells it like it is
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell brings us a different kind of Mariners piece today. This piece is about the Macklemore and Ryan Lewis song "My oh My." An announcer...
Tonight the Seattle Mariners held the first ever Safeco Field Open House, allowing fans the first opportunity to see the stadium’s recent renovations and watch the first game of the season on the new high-definition video screen. There’s been a lot of hype surrounding the new screen, and rightfully so. It’s 201.5 feet wide and 56.7 feet tall, which is wider than an Olympic...
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Nice win by Felix yesterday. he's amped up. Are you Seattle Mariners fans?
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez did right by the catcher that was on the other side of his perfect game last August.
Hernandez gifted Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso with a brand new Rolex for their perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Felix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John
Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's
perfecto last August against the Rays.
Josh Reddick and Yoenis Cespedes gave Brandon Maurer a rude welcome to the big leagues by hitting two-run homers off the Seattle rookie that led the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 victory over the Mariners on Thursday.
A.J. Griffin (1-0) allowed two runs in six innings and John Jaso drove in a run against his former team as the Athletics won back-to-back games to earn a split of the...
Games first star? He Morsed the crap out of that ball!!! #MLB #mariners
Gotta love the sense of anticipation as we are just a an hour away from first pitch of the 2013 Mariners season.
M’s are in Oakland to begin another journey of 162 regular season games in 180 days.
Terrific matchup: The King, Felix Hernandez, goes against tough lefty Brett Anderson.
Coming off a productive spring training swinging the bats, hitting an astounding 58 homers, there’s...
Question for my fellow Canadian north west sports fans. Do you cheer for the (GASP) Toronto Blue Jays? or the Seattle Mariners?