Factor12 Top50 thru 7/20 (Jon Lester)

RANK PITCHERS AGE IP F12 1 Felix Hernandez 28 151.33 33.621 2 Clayton Kershaw* 26 103.33 32.424 3 Adam Wainwright 32 138.00 31.793 4 David Price* 28 155.67 31.648 5 Johnny Cueto 28 148.67 31.191 6 Garrett Richards 26 131.33 30.793 7 Jon Lester* 30 137.00 30.598 8 Chris Sale* 25 95.00 30.514 9 Corey Kluber 28 140.33 30.267 10 Masahiro Tanaka 25 129.33 30.245 ...
Via 60ft6in
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Factor12 Top50 thru 7/19 (David Price)

RANK PITCHERS AGE IP F12 1 Felix Hernandez 28 151.33 33.268 2 Johnny Cueto 28 143.67 31.907 3 David Price* 28 155.67 31.851 4 Clayton Kershaw* 26 96.33 31.758 5 Adam Wainwright 32 138.00 31.535 6 Corey Kluber 28 140.33 31.405 7 Chris Sale* 25 95.00 31.286 8 Dellin Betances 26 57.00 30.640 9 Phil Hughes 28 128.67 30.525 10 Garrett Richards 26 131.33 30.254 11...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners finally rally, scoring twice in the 12th inning for a 3-2 victory over the Angels

Not many runs were expected. Not many runs were scored. With All-Star starting pitcher Felix Hernandez and snubbed All-Star Garrett Richards matching up Saturday night, hitters for both the Mariners and Angels were in for a long and frustrating night. Both pitchers delivered, allowing just a run each and a combined five hits in 15 innings pitched. Neither got a win for their efforts...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Angels lose the pitchers’ duel in extras

Six hours after a 3-2 walk-off win over Seattle in the 16th inning, the Angels and Mariners faced each other in game two of a three game series.Garrett Richards and Felix Hernandez took the mound, it would be considered an ace-off if Jered Weaver wasn’t an Angel.Just as advertised, it was a pitching duel. Both Richards and Hernandez pitched five scoreless innings, with Richards...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

FG On Fox: Nine Things to Know about the Best Changeup in Baseball

If the baseball season ended today, an awful lot of people would be awfully confused, and the Seattle Mariners would qualify for the playoffs. There’s no bigger reason for the Mariners’ success than Felix Hernandez, and there’s no bigger reason for Felix Hernandez’s success than his changeup. Felix featured his change as the American League’s […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners, Rays discussing David Price trade

The Seattle Mariners, in the very competitive American League West, are reportedly considering making a big splash on the trade market. FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports that the Mariners are having “on going” talks with the Tampa Bay Rays centered around their ace, David Price, and the versatile Ben Zobrist as well. Mariners are having ongoing trade discussions with Rays regarding...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's Hot, Who's Not: King Felix, Kershaw dominate first half

Some have slumped, while others have simmered. Here's our review of who's running hot and cold around Major League Baseball during the season's first half. Stats through July 13 HOT PITCHERS AL — Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners Hernandez is 11-2 with a 2.12 ERA and 154 strikeouts in 20 starts this season. His ERA leads the American League among all qualified starters...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's Hot, Who's Not: King Felix, Kershaw dominate first half

  Some have slumped, while others have simmered. Here's our review of who's running hot and cold around Major League Baseball during the season's first half. Stats through July 13 HOT PITCHERS AL -- Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners Hernandez is 11-2 with a 2.12 ERA and 154 strikeouts in 20 starts this season. His ERA leads the American League among all qualified starters...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: 2014 Fantasy All-Stars

This week is the MLB All-Star break. After the Home Run Derby on Monday and the All-Star game on Tuesday, the players will receive a much deserved two days off before hitting the field on Friday. For fantasy owners, the All-Star break isn’t just about some fun festivities, it’s a time where owners can reflect on their team’s first half. After the All-Star break, the push for...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This Felix Hernandez fastball, changeup GIF is awesome

It’s GIFs like these that make the hardcore baseball fans drool. Reddit user Trixstar3 created this GIF of Felix Hernandez throwing a fastball and changeup and superimposed it so you can see the movement of the two pitches at the same time. This actually came from two pitches thrown to Brandon Moss during a July […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals do their part in American League's 5-3 victory in All-Star Game

So, how much did the Royals contribute to the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League on Tuesday night that gave the AL the home-field advantage in the World Series? Well, a bit. Closer Greg Holland, like he has all season, did his job. Holland came into the game in the seventh inning for Boston Manager John Farrell's bunch, protecting a 5-3 lead. Holland got...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Factor12 Top50 thru All-Star Break (Felix Hernandez)

RANK   PITCHERS AGE IP F12   1 Felix Hernandez 28 144.33 33.482 2 Clayton Kershaw* 26 96.33 32.592 3 Adam Wainwright 32 138.00 31.959 4 Johnny Cueto 28 143.67 31.303 5 David Price* 28 147.67 31.121 6 Dellin Betances 26 55.33 30.877 7 Chris Sale* 25 95.00 30.754 8 Masahiro Tanaka 25 129.33 30.428 9 Garrett Richards 26 123.33 30.354 10 Jon Lester...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Seattle Mariners Take The Field For Tonight’s All-Star Game

Tonight, as America tunes in to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, many will be getting their first look at some great west coast baseball players.  Among them are four Seattle Mariners:  Robinson Cano, who was elected by the fans to play 2B, Felix Hernandez, the AL starter, Kyle Seager, who was added to the team after Edwin Encarnacion was placed on the 15 day DL by the Toronto Blue...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

With offense down, should MLB consider lowering the mound?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez & Adam Wainwright get All-Star Game Nods

Both the American League and National League have named their starting pitchers for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game and they are Felix Hernandez & Adam Wainwright respectively. Both have emerged as front-runners for the Cy Young awards in their separate leagues and have shown over the past few seasons that they are a part of the MLBs pitching elite. Hernandez is currently 11-2 with...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. Hernandez, the first Venezuela pitcher to start for the All-Stars, is 11-2 with a 2.12 ERA. He is just the second Seattle pitcher to start an All-Star game following Randy Johnson in...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB All-Star Game Lineups: Felix Hernandez, Adam Wainwright Start On Mound

Baseball fans won’t have to wait long to see Derek Jeter stride to the plate in his final Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The New York Yankees shortstop will lead off for the American League on Tuesday night at Target Field in Minnesota, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced on Monday afternoon. Farrell and St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny both revealed their...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball - All-Star Break Position Rankings

Believe it or not, the 2014 MLB All-Star break is already here!  Fantasy baseball owners have seen plenty of ups and down, be it injuries, struggles, or hot streaks followed by long droughts.  Let's take a look at the top players at each position heading into the Home Run Derby and All-Star game.#452131284 / gettyimages.com table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Midseason Report

Between the comings and goings in basketball and the upcoming football season, you could be forgiven for forgetting that baseball has reached the All-Star break.  Seattle fans have not forgotten, considering their team is in prime position for a playoff berth after they were written off at the start of the season. How the Seattle Mariners have gotten to the break with a 51-44 record...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Strategy pays off as Felix Hernandez pitches Mariners to 3-2 victory over Oakland

From almost the moment Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon made the announcement last week, there was plenty of debate about the decision to move Felix Hernandez’s scheduled start back a day to Friday to face the American League West-leading Oakland A’s. Some liked it, some loathed it and others couldn’t understand the thinking behind it, no matter how much McClendon explained...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners Looking for an Outfielder

The Seattle Mariners have had a strong first half. If they were in the American League East, their 49-41 record would put them in a tie for first place. Unfortunately, the Oakland Athletics have had a sensational year and own baseball’s best record, a sterling 57-33. For all intents and purposes, the Mariners are in a battle for one of the two wild card spots. The Mariners...
Via Baseball News Source
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Friday, Jul 11

On July 15 during the MLB All-Star Game we’ll announce our $50 StubHub gift card winner! It takes 30 seconds to enter. Click here for more info! On Friday we have a 17 starters that rate as league average options or better. Felix Hernandez paces the field (surprise, surprise) and Kris Johnson pulls up the rear. Jorge de la Rosa faces the Marlins at Colorado, which, all things...
Via Baseball Professor
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The All-Time Seattle Mariners Team – Part Two

In my column, The All-Time Mariners: Part One, I took a look at the greatest offensive seasons for Mariners position by position.  Some of the usual suspects, like Ken Griffey, Jr., Alex Rodriguez, Edgar Martinez, and Ichiro spearheaded the team, but there were also some surprises like Alvin Davis and Phil Bradley. In The All-Time Mariners Team: Part Two, we’ll be rounding out...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners outlast White Sox, 3-2, in 14 innings

Perhaps the struggles on the South Side are coming to an end for the Mariners. Long after squandering a gem of a performance from starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, long after improbably tying the score in the top of the ninth, the Mariners finally picked up a rare win at U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday. Brad Miller doubled to left-center to score Michael Saunders from second for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NERD Game Scores: Entirely Gratis Felix Hernandez Event

Devised originally in response to a challenge issued by viscount of the internet Rob Neyer, and expanded at the request of nobody, NERD scores represent an attempt to summarize in one number (and on a scale of 0-10) the likely aesthetic appeal or watchability, for the learned fan, of a player or team or game. […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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