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Our Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us an offseason update on Seattle Mariners Adam Moore who started last season as Miguel Olivo's backup for the Mariners but injury derailed his very bright future. Looking to stay with the Mariners, Moore will have to show the fans and the organization why he's more valuable to the club than Jon Jaso and Chris Gimenez.
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Entering a season where they are not expected to compete in a division that is getting better right now and bigger in 2013, the Mariners need to resist temptation to simply react and pledge to stay focused on the long-term goal: building a sustainable contender.
Seattle Mariners 2011 Minor League Review
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America:
2011 (18) | 2010 (12) | 2009 (24) | 2008 (12) | 2007 (24) | 2006 (27)
2011 Affiliate Records
MLB: [67-95] AL West
AAA: [70-74] Pacific Coast League – Tacoma
AA: [68-72] Southern League – Jackson
A+: [59-81] California League – High Desert
A: [63-76] Midwest League – Clinton
The Mariners and two other American League teams are in the hunt for free agent starter Hisashi Iwakuma, tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
The Mariners rumor has been kicking around in Japanese reports since Friday. A week ago, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote that four teams inquired on Iwakuma, with the Athletics in that mix but with "lukewarm" interest...
Senior Ryan Helms and freshman Mauricio Robles finished second and third on the 3-meter springboard Tuesday at the Georgia Diving Invitational in Athens, Ga.
We're hearing via MLB Trade Rumors that the M's have a possible liking towards Kevin Millwood.
The Mariners have interest in free agent right-hander Kevin Millwood, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets.
Seattle is looking at veteran pitchers who could join Felix Hernandez, Michael Pineda and Jason Vargas in the projected 2012 rotation.
Millwood posted a 3.98 ERA with...
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HBT: Ichiro Suzuki, 38, had the worst season of his MLB career in 2011, notching career lows in average (.272), hits (184), on-base (.310) and slugging (.335) as his Seattle Mariners struggled to a 67-95 record and second straight last-place finish in the AL West.
Last time I did this was the countdown to Opening Day 2007. This time I'm just doing this for the heck of it. Instead of real baseball players, I'm trying this month to wear a baseball t-shirt or uniform for every day of the month that I have one. I don't ACTUALLY have one for every single number between 1 and 31, though I'm close.So far I've worn them on the...
Hisashi Iwakuma, a right-handed pitcher from Japan who couldn't work out a deal with the A's last offseason, is leaning toward signing with the Mariners, according to a report in Sponichi, a Japanese newspaper.