Mariners Blank Sox; Split Series

The Red Sox lead the series 2-1 coming into Sunday’s day game.  The Sox had knuckleballer Steven Wright on the mound vs. James Paxton for the Mariners.  Wright was recently called up to replace Justin Masterson in the rotation.  Wright gave up a few runs, but had himself a positive spot start.  However since the Sox offense couldn’t scratch out a single run against the Mariners...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: Boston Red Sox 0 Seattle Mariners 5

Fresh off a Sounders Victory, Seattle Sounders FC Forward Clint Dempsey throws the Opening day pitch In front of 40,000 strong at Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners looking for a series split, against the BoSox were able to dominate with James Paxton pitching to pull out of what would’ve been a disastrous slide. Second inning saw a passed ball by Boston Red Sox catcher Blake...
Via Seattle Side Up!
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: May 17, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we have everything you need to know to help you win your league. If you read only one thing… On Sunday afternoon, Shelby Miller had the first near no-hitter of...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Steven Wright Lives ‘Life Of A Knuckleballer’ In Loss

This embed is invalid" /> Sorry, Steven Wright. Not today. While Wright pitched well Sunday against the Seattle Mariners, James Paxton pitched even better. The Boston Red Sox’s bats were silenced in a 5-0 loss at Safeco Field. It was a disappointing end to a so-so road trip for the Red Sox, who went 5-5 during their 10-game swing through Toronto...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Paxton, Mariners Blank Sox 5-0 To Split Series

With a scheduled day off on Monday after a long 10-game road trip, manager John Farrell decided to give slugger David Ortiz a day off, and slide Hanley Ramirez into the DH spot. It didn’t work out, as Boston (18-20) got blanked 5-0 by the Mariners (17-20) on Sunday.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Paxton leads Mariners over Red Sox 5-0

SEATTLE (AP) James Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings, and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Sunday. Paxton (2-2) allowed five hits in eight innings, struck out two and walked two, and Carson Smith pitched a perfect ninth. Miller snagged a hard hit groundball at shortstop from Dustin Pedroia to strand Blake Swihart at third base...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Boston’s Offense Again Silenced In 5-0 Loss To Mariners

Ten games. Five wins. Five losses. That’s the Red Sox’s road trip in its most basic form, and the excursion was every bit as sporadic as Boston’s .500 record indicates. The Sox ended the trip Sunday with a 5-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Red Sox showed some encouraging signs — pitching improvement chief among them — but they continuously faltered at...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres give up 6 homers in 11-4 loss to Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) -- This is not the home run category the San Diego Padres expected to find themselves leading early in the season. Thirty-four games played, and after Seattle's long ball display on Tuesday night, no team in baseball has allowed more homers than the Padres. "Most homers are pitches up over the plate or you're behind in the count and you challenge some hitters with some...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: San Diego Padres 4, Seattle Mariners 11

Two of the things that stand out the most, from what I learned about pitching from Jaime Moyer’s biography, was what to look for when judging a pitcher’s current mental state and what they may or may not be possible of doing going forward.  Today, a mild May evening in the Emerald City, James Paxton took a 4-0 lead into the top of the 2nd and proceeded to walk the bases loaded...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the Seattle Mariners

Ready for some hot #VedderCup action? Oh yeah, bring it. Since I watch a fair number of Mariners games, I thought I’d share some observations with you in advance of tonight’s first pitch. Do with these what you will. Offense Nelson Cruz. Everything revolves around Cruz. He will swing through a lot of pitches, but he has good plate coverage and can hit the ball a very long way...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

SP Streamers for Tuesday 5.12.15

Editor’s Note: Be sure to check out our DraftKings and FanDuel Cheat Sheets! As always, Streamers are listed in the order in which I would use them James Paxton has been great in his last  Full Article »
Via The Fake Baseball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Weekly Preview: Friars and Sox

San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners Tuesday, May 12th vs. SD Padres 7:10 PM PST James Paxton (LHP) 0-2 vs. Ian Kennedy (RHP) 2-1 Wednesday, May 13th vs. SD Padres 7:10 PM PST TBD vs. James Shields (RHP) 4-0 The Mariners geographically assigned most hated rivals come into town for a quick 2 game series on Tuesday. It will be a bit of a challenge as the Padres are not the team...
Via Seattle Side Up!
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres-Mariners Preview

After adding the league's top home run hitter to a largely unchanged 87-win team, the Seattle Mariners hoped for better than a sub-.500 record nearly two weeks into May. With continued improvement from their rotation, that shouldn't take long to turn around. James Paxton is next in line for the Mariners, who open a two-game series Tuesday night with the visiting San Diego Padres...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Review After Month One

View image | gettyimages.com As the first month of baseball comes to an end, the Seattle Mariners are not exactly in the spot they expected to be. Seattle came into April with high hopes, including many experts seeing them as AL contenders, and while they have had their share of bright spots, there are areas where Seattle needs to fix soon if they want to be a contender come October...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Mariners Series Preview: DISAPPOINTED

Before the season, the Mariners were the darlings of all the experts. They are now 10-15. At the same time, the Angels were still getting a lot of respect. They are now 11-14. They’re both very disappointing. The experts are disappointed in them. Their fans are disappointed in them. Everyone is disappointed. LAST TIME ON ANGELS VS. MARINERS…Back when we all had hope and joy...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Monday, May 4

When last we spoke, I was recommending a risky Astros stack against James Paxton while rolling with Scott Feldman against Paxton’s Mariners. Sometimes stacking a team like Houston with a $5,700 starting pitcher works out great. Other times it doesn’t. On Thursday, it didn’t. Feldman and Alfredo Simon both flopped, and only one batter (Jose Altuve) topped 5.00 points. Bad days...
Via Baseball Professor
18 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: Seattle Mariners 2, Houston Astros 3

Jose Altuve hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning tonight to finish off the Mariner’s hopes. It was a tough pitcher’s duel all night between James Paxton and Astro’s starter Scott Feldman; both went 7 innings and left the game at a 2-2 tie. The tie would last until the 10th, when Altuve hit a single off the wall to end it. Paxton was on target tonight, lasting...
Via Seattle Side Up!
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Thursday, Apr 30

Yesterday I recommended going with Gerrit Cole plus a Dodgers stack and, as has been customary around these parts through April, Nelson Cruz. Well, Cole was outstanding — he’s a borderline top-10 starting pitcher as Jake and I discuss on today’s Profcast — the Dodgers pounded Ryan Vogelsong for four homers, and Cruz did what he does best for the 10th time this season. This...
Via Baseball Professor
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, Apr 30

Thursday is a short day for baseball with just eight games on the slate. As of this initial posting, St. Louis’ starter is TBD, and we’ll get a chance to see whether the real Stephen Strasburg is still MIA against the Mets. Mike Leake ranks third on the day in his road start against Shelby Miller and the Braves, a pairing of two undervalued SP (from a fantasy perspective)....
Via Baseball Professor
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Game 17 vs. Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins were in town for game 2 of the 3 game series, and picked up a win against the Mariners by a score of 8-5. James Paxton was on the mound for the M’s, but it clearly wasn’t his night. He struggled with his control early, and often. The busiest man on the team was often Mike Zunino, trying to wrangle in the off-target pitches. Kyle Seager had an uncharacteristically...
Via Seattle Side Up!
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Weekend, Apr 25-27

Week 3’s weekend is here, meaning it’s time to get those final streaming SP for your big late-week push! Here’s how they rank. Despite the rough start, James Paxton is going to be OK. Start him with confidence Saturday against the Twins. Chris Archer has been a machine this season, and he’s already dominate the Blue Jays once. He’ll try to do it again on Sunday. Cole...
Via Baseball Professor
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Checking in With James Paxton

Coming into the season, you might have had a three-part checklist for Mariners’ lefty James Paxton. Can he throw more high fastballs, can he improve his changeup, and can he hold his velocity and command? We know his curve is good, and most years, he has the big velocity that has turned our attention to […]
Via Fangraphs
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Lester’s Rough Start

In Episode 178, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) are back to recap all fantasy baseball news from Monday. Topics include: Breaking down the Yankees bullpen How aggressive to be about picking up Carlos Rodon Why we still have faith in Jason Heyward A game of either/or on Jon Lester Whether we believe James Paxton will turn things around...
Via Baseball Professor
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Average Ticket Price Under $50 For All Three Mariners Games This Weekend In Oakland

Another Opening Day start for Felix Hernandez, another win for the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners’ ace struck out 10 batters en route to a 4-1 victory, upgrading his Opening Day record to a perfect 6-0. But the Mariners couldn’t build off the victory, as C.J. Wilson took the mound for the Angels the following night and twirled an eight-inning, two-hit performance that gave the...
Via Baseball Essential
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Mariners Have the Best Rotation in the MLB?

  View image | gettyimages.com With the start of the MLB regular season right around the corner, TopSportsReport thought it was time to ramp up our baseball coverage.  In order to jump start our coverage, we decided it would be smart for us to have an article where we could share some opinions about each team.  In order to do so, we decided to put out a power rankings article...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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