Was 2020 a sign of a breakout? Or a continuation of the same issues? As projections for the 2021 season begin to roll in, we’re kicking off a new series here on the site where we take a projection for a particular player and two staff members argue the case for each player over- and under-achieving on said projection.
The mitt is golden, next let’s turn that bat silver. When was the first time you struggled at something you were really, genuinely great at? Building expertise requires at least approaching adolescence in many cases, but for most of us it is cultivated in our late teenage years and beyond.
General manager Jerry Dipoto said Tuesday that Seattle's more pedestrian approach to the offseason is by design and an indication of where he believes the Mariners are with their roster entering the next stage of their rebuilding plan.
Get to know the latest Mariners closer brought in on the trade winds. David Aardsma. Brandon League. Nick Vincent. No, you’re not having another one of your worrying dreams about a Mariners bullpen comprised of several decent-though-not-star-caliber players.
The Long Beach shortstop has a sublime glove, now his bat needs to be set free With promising shortstop J.P. Crawford, the Seattle Mariners have a former top-20 pick who won a Gold Glove at the age of 25.
The Chopticon Hurler Brings His Tired Dad Vibe to Seattle For some reason, I got in on Ljay Newsome on nearly the ground floor. It happened mostly when he put up 129.2 innings of 3.61 FIP in Clinton in 2017 as a 20-year-old in A-ball.
Welcome new Mariners! Happy International Signing Day to those who celebrate! July 2—or the opening of the “J2” period, when prospects who have turned 16 or are about to are allowed to officially sign with major-league teams—is celebrated as a major holiday in the baseball-crazed communities of the Dominican Republic, among other places.
After a shortened 2020 season, Yohan Ramírez is now safely A Mariner. But can he remain one? Confession time: I was not totally enthused by the selection of former Astros prospect Yohan Ramírez in the 2019 Rule 5 draft.
The speedy utility man has the inside track to a bench spot after a solid 2020 showing - and also has the inside track to my heart When Sam Haggerty arrived via a waiver claim from the Mets last January, little fanfare followed.
The Texas Rangers traded closer Rafael Montero of Higuerito, Dominican Republic on Tuesday. In return, the Rangers received pitching prospect Jose Corniell and a player to be named later according to Mark Polishuk of MLB Trade Rumors.
Ian Hamilton of Dover, NH has been claimed off waivers for the second time in 2020. On Monday, according to Baseball Reference, he was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Seattle Mariners.