Edgar Can Help The announcement this week of Edgar Martinez being named by the Seattle Mariners as their new hitting coach is certainly welcome news. For me specifically, it’s welcome news on so many different levels. In fact, the decision that brings Edgar into the M’s dugout again is so exciting to me personally I freely admit I will have a very difficult time being objective...
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...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tino Martinez is back with the New York Yankees as a minor league instructor. Martinez will be at minor league spring training until it ends this weekend. He is expected to continue the role at times during the season by visiting the Yankees' minor league teams. The former Yankees' star said Monday he enjoys working with the prospects. Martinez was honored with...
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March 30, 2015 | Discuss
The Red Sox made a big leap toward the postseason by taking three from the Yankees in the Stadium behind solid pitching and strong hitting. It was Boston’s first sweep in the Big Apple in 15 years, and started with perhaps Pedro Martinez’ best of many great performances. On September 10 he tossed a one-hitter in a 3-1 win, walking none and fanning a career-high 17. Pedey fanned...
Nearly a year after resigning from his job as hitting coach of the Miami Marlins, Tino Martinez was honest about the issues he had on the job, which included teaching what he felt were undisciplined, “soft” players. Martinez, who clubbed 339 homers over 16 career seasons, spoke with WFAN’s Joe and Evan on Wednesday and […]
“I was tough on some of the young players I thought needed to be, not disciplined, but they were walking around like they were 10-year veterans and I was trying to teach them the right way to do things,” Martinez said, on Benigno & Roberts. He added: “I was trying to teach these guys. These guys had a great opportunity. They didn’t belong in the big leagues. They just...
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