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The 2015 Mariners Are Feeling A Lot Like 1995 Mariners

M’s Bullpen Concerns Growing Who remembers 1995?  I know I do.  The Seattle Mariners were playing again after labor issues cancelled the remainder of the 1994 season and also delayed the start of the ’95 season in the process. So young, talented and steroid free back then. The Mariners were a team that many felt could be contenders that year.  They added a free agent at...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Come On Guys, Just Vote Edgar Martinez Into The Hall Of Fame Already!

I’m really tired of talking about this. This shouldn’t even be a debate. Yet, it rages on, with new fuel in the form of another guy who goes by a ‘Papi’ moniker as well, David Ortiz. But the Papi I’m talking about is more famously known in the Pacific Northwest as ‘Gar. That would be Edgar Martinez. Never heard of him? What hole under what rock in the Mariana Trench...
Via Baseball Essential
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall Calls Johnson, Edgar Left Out Again

Johnson In, But Edgar Deserving Tuesday the MLB Hall of Fame released the results of the hall vote.  At last we know who is headed to Cooperstown and who is stuck on a clogged ballot loaded with names of worthy candidates. The good news for Seattle Mariners fans was that ace starting pitcher Randy Johnson is in on his very first try.  The bad news is that Edgar Martinez is still...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Edgar Martinez Deserves To Be In The Baseball Hall Of Fame

The road to Cooperstown has not been an easy one for former Seattle Mariners slugger Edgar Martinez. His Hall of Fame votes have dipped the last few years, and the fact that a player can only be on the ballot for 10 years warrants a bit of concern. But he could be getting a much needed shoutout from a former teammate of his to help boost his Hall of Fame appeal. Amid Randy Johnson’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Reveals Hitter He Most Hated To Face During Career

This embed is invalid" /> Who knew Pedro Martinez’s worst nemesis was a guy who hit .120 off the three-time Cy Young award winner? Martinez was asked by MLB analyst and former Boston Red Sox teammate Kevin Millar on Tuesday which hitter he most hated to face during his Hall of Fame career. Pedro threw everyone one of his devastating changeups, figuratively...
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

The 2015 induction class for the Baseball Hall of Fame class was announced on Tuesday, and four players will be joining baseball’s immortal’s in Cooperstown: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio. Johnson received 97.3% of the vote on his first year on the ballot to coast into Cooperstown. He’ll be the first player to wear either a Mariners or Diamondbacks...
Via The Outside Corner
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Edgar Martinez Should Be Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame

Edgar Martinez. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Some people call him a one-dimensional player. Some say he’s one of the greatest hitters the game’s ever seen, in fact the game’s greatest relief pitcher Mariano Rivera would’ve said it. Actually he did. After retiring from baseball after the 2013 regular season, baseball’s all-time saves leader was interviewed by Charlie Rose...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Designating A Spot In Cooperstown For Edgar Martinez

We are a little under a month away from the results being announced for the 2015 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame inductee class. Among the small handful of great Seattle Mariners over the years, many would argue that, with the possible exception of Ken Griffey Jr., none would rival Edgar Martinez for significance. To date, Edgar remains one of the most popular athletes in Seattle...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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