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Jim Moore: Still trying to understand why the Mariners pulled the plug so soon on Leonys Martin

I was in the bathroom brushing my teeth Sunday morning when Mikey, one of my 13-year-old twins, ran upstairs and gave me the news – Leonys Martin had been designated for assignment by the Mariners. Three days later, I still don’t understand why general manager Jerry Dipoto pulled the plug on his starting center fielder. I know he wasn’t hitting. A .111 average won’t work...
15 hours ago

Series reaction: Seattle Mariners win 11-1 to salvage a rough series against Oakland

image courtesy of Series reaction: Seattle Mariners win 11-1 to salvage a rough series against Oakland The Seattle Mariners had fought back earlier this season from a 2-8 record to run into a buzzsaw that has been the Oakland Athletics. A 3 game losing streak was overcome Sunday with an 11-1 outburst.  The Mariners still have a hard time finishing games and one of...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago

Mariners DFA Leonys Martin: What the Internet Thinks

Y’all are some emotional people. Yesterday, the Mariners made a pretty surprising move. Dan Vogelbach was coming up to the majors after hitting the snot out of the ball in Tacoma. Going down was...Leonys Martin?! Martin had been lauded as one of Jerry Dipoto’s best pickups in his first offseason. Seattle acquired him from the Rangers for Tom Wilhelmsen and Patrick Kivlehan ...
Via Lookout Landing
2 days ago

Huard: Mariners may face even tougher roster decisions soon

The Mariners’ uninspiring start to the 2017 season has had consequences, and dropping three games to the A’s before Sunday’s blowout win didn’t help. As 710 ESPN Seattle’s Shannon Drayer wrote, center fielder Leonys Martin was the first casualty of Seattle’s slow start to a season with lofty postseason expectations. Martin was designated for assignment Sunday morning...
2 days ago

Seattle Mariners Designate Leonys Martin For Assignment

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2 days ago

Martin the first casualty of the Mariners disappointing start

OAKLAND–When a team that is expected to contend for the post season gets off to a 7-12 start there are consequences. Those consequences came down Sunday morning as Leonys Martin, who was hitting .111 and showing few signs of being able to break out of his slump, was designated for assignment. “We had to make a decision with Leonys Martin, which is not easy,” said Scott Servais...
3 days ago

Mariners DFA outfielder Leonys Martin; recall 1B Dan Vogelbach

The Mariners shook up their roster Sunday, designating outfielder Leonys Martin for assignment and recalling first baseman Dan Vogelbach from Triple-A Tacoma. Martin, 29, was Seattle’s starting centerfielder all season before being benched the past two games. He’s struggled mightily at the plate, posting a .111/.172/.130 slash-line, with no home runs or RBIs and 14 strikeouts...
3 days ago

Mariners recall prospect Vogelbach; DFA Martin

Hoping to spark their struggling offense, the Mariners recalled rookie first baseman Daniel Vogelbach from Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday and designated Leonys Martin for assignment, a surprising move given that Martin was the starting center fielder until being benched the last two games.
3 days ago

Mariners have mariachi band trail Leonys Martin on birthday

Monday is Seattle Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin’s 29th birthday. Happy birthday, Leonys! As a birthday gift to Martin, his Mariners teammates hired a mariachi band to follow him around (and play their music, naturally) at the team’s Spring Training home, the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona. I also want to give a shoutout to the Mariners player running sprints while wearing...
Via The Comeback
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jose Abreu ate fake passport on way to United States

In front of a federal grand jury in Miami on Wednesday, White Sox slugger Jose Abreu said he once ate a fake passport while flying to the US to cover up his illegal travel. This comes as part of an investigation into a smuggling operation that brought Cuban baseball players to the country.On an Air France flight from Haiti to Miami, Abreu testified that he had ordered a beer and...
Via The Comeback
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

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