Found October 29, 2011 on
As free agency has begun now that the World Series has concluded, the Mariners will look to pick their spots in order to maximize the available money as several contracts come off the books on a team trying to rebuild around youth.
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Four Mariners players -- catcher Josh Bard, reliever Jamey Wright, infielder Adam Kennedy and designated hitter Wily Mo Pena -- became free agents on Sunday as the Major League Baseball offseason officially got underway.
Felix Hernandez and rookies Michael Pineda and Dustin Ackley have been nominated for GIBBYs -- the ultimate honors of baseball's awards season -- based on votes by the fans, media, front-office personnel and MLB alumni.
Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson points out if the Mariners starters could go deep into the game the M's bullpen could generally prevent too many surprises. Brandon League adapted very well to the closing role. The Mariners have a lot of talent, but there are few differences in the styles and deliveries in these hurlers. David Aardsma coming back will help.
Going to the game creates tons of trash. The Seattle Mariners are pushing to get Safeco Field to a zero waste status
It's not news that MLB teams place an emphasis on recycling. That's been the case for years, particularly since 2005, when MLB became the first professional sports league to partner with the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Yet even with the...