Standing O Sports is previewing all 30 Major League teams seasons, division by division, team by team. Up next in the American League West is the Seattle Mariners.
What Happened Last Season
For the 4th consecutive year season, the Seattle Mariners once again finished in 4th place in the American League West. Seattle actually won four fewer games than it won in 2012. As is the case...
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs plan to interview former Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge for their opening.
The person spoke Friday on the condition of anonymity because of the confidential nature of the search. It was not clear exactly when the interview will take place.
The Cubs are looking to replace Dale Sveum (swaym), who was 127-197 over two...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013
Wedge out, now what?
The Seattle Mariners execs get to do yet another managerial search this winter. Maybe this group is not the best at picking out major league managers, but they certainly are experienced given this will be their 8th manager search in just over 10 years. Does practice really make perfect?
Replacing a proven, experienced manager like Eric Wedge with someone...
SEATTLE — Eric Wedge told the Seattle Mariners on Friday that he will not return as manager next season, saying it became obvious he did not have a future with the organization.
Wedge will manage the final three games of this season against Oakland before the Mariners begin a search for a new manager.
“It’s got to the point where it’s painfully obvious to me that I just wasn’t...
Seattle manager Eric Wedge told the Mariners on Friday he will not return for next season, saying it became obvious he did not have a future with the organization.
The Mariners said that Wedge will manage the final three games of the season against Oakland before beginning another search for a manager.
"It's got to the point where it's painfully obvious to me that...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2013
Out After 2013
With just three games remaining in the 2013 MLB season Seattle Mariners‘ Manager Eric Wedge has announced that he will resign his coaching duties after Seattle’s final series with the Oakland Athletics. Likely beating out Jack Zduriencik and the rest of the front office before they fired him, it was an unspoken truth around the Mariners’ organization that Wedge...
Survival Guide 101
Geoff Baker brings up some good points in this one, Mariner fans.
What do you think? Should Wedge and Jack Z stay or go?
Games and series like these by Mariners get people fired
We’ve been down this road with the Mariners before. Saw it in 2008 and 2010. Now, we’re seeing it again in 2013 and sooner or later, the question will have to...
GET WELL SOON
The Mariners announced on Wednesday that manager Eric Wedge suffered a very mild stroke, but it is expected to make a full recovery.
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge believes "sabermetrics" is to blame for the struggles of recently demoted second basemen Dustin Ackley.Ackley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2009 draft, was sent down to Triple-A on Monday amid a horrific offensive start to the season. Wedge thinks Ackley's woes can more or less be blamed on the specialized analysis known as sabermetrics...
Who’s the scapegoat?
Those are the two questions surrounding the Seattle Mariners right now. While the front office stays quiet, the fans are grumbling louder and louder with every passing game in this dismal 2012 season.
Something needs to be done and be done immediately to save this franchise. While many people point fingers and assign blame, it is becoming increasing obvious...