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Seattle Mariners pitcher Anthony Vasquez underwent emergency brain surgery for a life-threatening condition over the weekend, MLB.com reported on Monday. Vasquez, 26, experienced headaches, then had problems with his vision and felt dizziness last Wednesday while working out at the Mariners' training complex in Peoria, Ariz., as he recovered from a shoulder injury. Doctors discovered he had a ruptured blood vessel in his brain. Specifially, they found a ruptured arteriovenous malformation (AVM), which is a life-threatening tangle of blood vessels in the brain. They performed 5 1/2 hours of surgery Friday in Phoenix. "He's a miracle," his father, Rudy, who is a scout in the Angels' organization, told MLB.com. "We have a strong faith in Jesus and Anthony's faith has always been strong as well. There's no other way to say it. When the neurosurgeon came out he said, 'Your son should be dead, but he's not.'" On Monday, An...
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Anthony Vasquez was working through his offseason throwing program and working his way back from a shoulder injury he suffered in 2012. Now, he will be working his way back from something far more serious. After having headaches for the last ten days, Vasquez started experiencing vision problems when throwing last Wednesday. He was evaluated by doctors who discovered a rupture...
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It’s the time of year for every Mariners fan to become the fantasy GM for their favorite team.
I know that this is something I do every year, and my ideas never even come close to whomever is sitting in that position at the time.
This year my thoughts may be a little on the outside of most Mariners fans, but at the same time, I honestly believe this is whats best...
Don’t Give Up!
As the offseason rumors rage on, it is no surprise that the Mariners are being talked about in nearly every offensive trade transaction out there.
When looking where to place a power bat, it is only natural to be looking at first base. This makes sense as the position is the easiest to man defensively so the big, slow and strong guys like can still play ball.
Chone Figgins was given a lot of money when he came to Seattle from Los Angeles. The 34-year old outfielder is making $8 million next season, but he will make be making it in Seattle. The Seattle Mariners announced yesterday that they were designating Figgins for assignment.
According to Greg Johns of MLB.com, the Mariners decided to part ways with Figgins because of his...
The Seattle Mariners have designated Chone Figgins for assignment, three years after signing him to a four year, $36 million deal that hurt the team more than it helped it. Seattle will eat the $8 million Figgins is due to earn in 2013.
In three seasons with the Mariners, Figgins provided Seattle with -0.8 fWAR in 308 games. He was demoted from a starting position in 2011, and...
M’s land versatile infielder
Looking to build some infield depth, the Seattle Mariners have acquired Robert Andino from the Baltimore Orioles for outfielder Trayvon Robinson.
With a surplus of outfielders, and a lack of depth in the middle infield, this is a trade purely for depths sake. In his career, Andino has played second, third, shortstop, left and centerfield.
With the Fall season wrapped up and the Peoria Javelinas being crowned the champion, SeattleClubhouse got the chance to speak with current MLB.com columnist and Arizona Fall League aficionado Bernie Pleskoff about what he saw from the Mariners prospects in this year's AFL action. An honest look at what impressed and did not impress the former scout.
The Seattle Mariners announced that they have sent outfielder Trayvon Robinson to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange of infielder Robert Andino. Robinson was a highly coveted prospect in the Dodgers organization that ended up in Seattle in a three-team trade that sent Erik Bedard to Boston.
The 25-year old outfielder hit .221/.294/.324 with 3 HR's, 12 RBI's and a .275 wOBA...
Each Monday for 10 weeks, SeattleClubhouse gives you an inside look at the Top-50 prospects in the Seattle Mariners organization as things stand at the end of the 2012 season. Rankings are complete with scouting notes (when available), quotes from various baseball sources and extended player info. This is our fifth set of five prospects, which gets us to the midway point in our countdown.
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Looking to add depth to the infield, the Seattle Mariners acquired versatile Robert Andino from the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for reserve outfielder Trayvon Robinson.
The trade instantly gives the Mariners an experienced infielder who can play second base, third base and shortstop. Andino is likely to fill the role held this past season by Japanese infielder Munenori...
Evening everyone. I’ve not been hearing much on the market concerning the Orioles and free agency as of yet, despite murmurs of them being interested in a number of players.
However, today, the Orioles made a trade. It saddened me as a fan to read the details a while ago, but the deal they made was prudent and hard to argue with.
From the Baltimore Orioles: The Orioles...