Seattle Mariners Review After Month One

View image | 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...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Salaries in Baseball — 1990 to Today

Darren Rovell, an ESPN Sports Business Reporter, tweeted out a graphic this morning, showing the highest paid players at each position 25 years ago in 1990: 25 Years Ago: Most expensive MLB players at each position — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) May 4, 2015 I’m not sure how many beers you could have bought at the ball park for $21 million in 1990...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: Seattle Mariners 3 Houston Astros 4

Another game, another loss to the the Astros, as Houston takes their 8th straight game in defeating the Seattle Mariners 4-3. Houston roughed-up Mariners pitcher Roenis Elias early scoring 3 runs on an Evan Gattis homerun in the 1st followed by a Jake Marisnick homerun in the 2nd inning. Robinson Cano knocked in an RBI scoring Austin Jackson on a double in the 3rd.  And in the...
Via Seattle Side Up!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Buy/Sell on These 8 Struggling Hitters

With 12-13% of the season already in the books, some players have not performed up to their draft day value. The question on the minds of every fantasy owner is whether these players improve the rest of the season. The following analysis of each hitter is from the point of view of the owner of the hitter. Before I go on it’s important to note we’re dealing with a small sample...
Via Baseball Professor
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: Seattle Mariners 5, Texas Rangers 2

The King still reigns supreme, as Felix pitched his way to 4-0 on the season against the Texas Rangers completing a three game sweep. With a 5-2 win over the Rangers, the Mariners moved to 10-11 on the season, 1 game below .500. Felix as usual pitched a brilliant game, allowing only 2 runs over 6.2 innings pitched. He got some assistance from the offense as well, with Nelson Cruz...
Via Seattle Side Up!
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Room For Improvement – The Seattle Mariners After 15 Games

Fifteen games down, 147 to go. I wrote something similar last season when the Seattle Mariners got off to a slow start in April. Had the Mariners gone 6-9 in any stretch during, say, mid June, no one would even notice. But the freshness of the season and the high expectations surrounding this ball club this year magnifies the early issues scoring runs and the surprisingly poor pitching...
Via Oregon Sports News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Young boy throws souvenir foul ball onto field, horrifying fans in section

In the first inning of Monday's Mariners-Astros game in Seattle, a ball girl scooped up a foul ball hit by Robinson Cano along the right field line and then handed it to a young boy who, everyone thought, would revel in delight over the souvenir. That's not what happened. The kid took the ball and as soon as the ball girl turned away, he chucked it back onto the field, causing an...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Points Leagues: The Little Mariner That Could

I think I can-o. I think I can-o. Opposing catchers are claiming to have heard Robinson Cano chanting these words to himself as he stepped into the batters box on numerous occasions during the first two weeks of the season. Sources have reported that Yasmani Grandal is confirming these allegations, saying he heard him mutter those exact words on Tuesday night right before he hit...
Via Razzball
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robinson Cano makes awful baserunning mistake

Your browser does not support iframes. Professional athletes are not immune to baserunning blunders. We all make mistakes while on the job now and then, but very few of us embarrass ourselves the way Robinson Cano humiliated himself on Wednesday night. During the sixth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers,...Read More
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle's Robinson Cano jogged home on a walk because he 'thought the bases were loaded'

Used to Seattle Mariner Robinson Cano jogging to first. Last night? He jogged home on a walk. Only the bases weren't loaded. To Cano: Is that the dumbest thing you've ever done? Cano: I would say yes.Dodgers 5, Mariners 2[h/t Chad Moriyama]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Walk-off Drama Continues for Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers third baseman Alex Guerrero celebrates after hitting a bases-loaded walk-off single in the 10th inning against the Mariners on Monday night. (Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY) The start to game two of the Dodgers-Mariners series was eerily reminiscent of Monday night, as Robinson Cano—who had an overall solid outing with a double in the sixth—and Nelson Cruz hit...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Fan Catches Foul Ball With Popcorn Bucket

If you’re not a kid, there’s absolutely no reason to bring a glove to a baseball game. That time has passed, friend. If a foul — or home run — ball happens to be headed your way at a game, make due with what you have. Bare hands, empty glass of beer, hat — you have options. During the second inning of tonight’s Mariners-Angels game, a Robinson Cano fan showed off his...
Via Busted Coverage
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners in rare position as favorites in AL West

SEATTLE (AP) Robinson Cano is one of the few on the Seattle Mariners roster who can speak with certainty about the playoffs. In his previous stop, Cano played in the postseason seven times and hoisted one World Series trophy. When Cano looks at the roster the Mariners have put together for the 2015 season, he sees familiar traits. ''On paper we look like world champions,'' Cano...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners in rare position as favorites in AL West

SEATTLE (AP) Robinson Cano is one of the few on the Seattle Mariners roster who can speak with certainty about the playoffs. In his previous stop, Cano played in the postseason seven times and hoisted one World Series trophy. When Cano looks at the roster the Mariners have put together for the 2015 season, he sees familiar traits. ''On paper we look like world champions,'' Cano...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Seattle Mariners had a big cable TV windfall last year

One of the bigger free agent signings after the 2013 season was Robinson Cano. And when the Seattle Mariners signed him, some wondered why he would elect to leave the bright lights of New York. Of course, a lot of it had to do with the money in the 10-year, $240 million contract. Observers asked how could Seattle afford it and if you look at the Mariners’ deal with DirecTV that...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball – Bust Candidates

Masahiro Tanaka Tanaka will make his Spring debut on March 12th, yet enters 2015 after partially tearing a UCL in his right elbow last July. Eight months removed from this issue, Tanaka is a very volatile play this season as he decided for rehabilitation rather than Tommy John Surgery. In 2014, he totaled 13 Wins, […]
Via Legion Report
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #15: Anthony Rendon | 2B/3B | WAS

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide and Draft Pack, with two great draft day tools, are here! Get your copies today! It’s not often that a 24-year-old player comes into the league and in one season completely takes over, but that’s precisely what Anthony Rendon did. Last season Rendon had an ADP outside of the top 200, so it’s not like many people were gearing up...
Via Baseball Professor
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Second Base Position Primer

2015 Second Base Position Primer SP Primer | RP Primer | 1B Primer Reach early or wait at the keystone position. While not quite that simple, there is exceptional depth at second base for those who avoid the middle rounds. Robinson Cano and Jose Altuve sit atop the rankings, along with Anthony Rendon who is also third-base eligible. The trio are locks to be selected within the...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #17: Robinson Cano | 2B | SEA

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide and Draft Pack, with two great draft day tools, are here! Get your copies today! The biggest question facing prospective Robinson Cano owners heading into 2015 is his home run potential. Currently there are plenty of reasons to be concerned about Cano as his home run total, ISO, and HR/FB rate last season all were (or were tied) for career...
Via Baseball Professor
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Seattle Mariners

For two consecutive seasons, the Seattle Mariners have made splashy free agent signings to show that they are serious about making a run in the American League West. With the signing of Robinson Cano, they paid a huge price for the prime years of a player that could fall off at any point. With the signing of Nelson Cruz, they’re hoping that whatever Cruz has left in him can finally...
Via The Outside Corner
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano was 20 pounds heavier due to Seattle weather

When Robinson Cano signed his signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Seattle Mariners in December 2013, he presumably realized there would be some adjustments to be made after spending the first nine years of his career with the New York Yankees. But who knew his move from the bright lights in the big...Read More The post Robinson Cano carried extra 20 pounds last season...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano cites Seattle weather for last season’s weight gain: Report

During Robinson Cano's first season with the Mariners his stats were a little lighter than the ones he usually put up when he was with the Yankees. But they reportedly didn't coincide with the heavier numbers he put on the bathroom scale by season's end. The second baseman still put up decent numbers on the stat sheet. He was an All-Star Game starter, a Gold Glove finalist and...
Via The Other Paper
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: 2015 Second Base Preview

In Episode 147, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) preview the second base position for the upcoming 2015 season, including some superlatives, which Jason Kipnis we’ll see, and who’ll reign supreme between Anthony Rendon and Robinson Cano.
Via Baseball Professor
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Podcast: Is Cuban Prospect Yoan Moncada The Next Robinson Cano?

Editor’s note: The following podcast was recorded Sunday night, before the Red Sox reportedly agreed to a contract with Yoan Moncada. Happy but never satisfied. Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington recently used the expression with regard to his team’s roster. The GM showed Monday he wasn’t lying by reportedly agreeing to a contract with Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yoan Moncada’s Reported Deal With Red Sox Opens More Doors For Boston

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — Can’t add an ace? Add a king. The Red Sox reportedly agreed to a contract Monday with Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada. The 19-year-old immediately becomes the organization’s top prospect and gives Boston added flexibility in potential trades. In short, the opportunity was too good to pass up despite the...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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