Great read from Mariners.com One of my favorite M’s bloggers/writers Greg Johns weighs in today with a great post on the state of the Mariners arms in the organization. Johns details how the M’s will move forward with the likes of Taijuan Walker, James Paxton and the speaks about the development of youngsters Erasmo Ramirez […]
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott gives us two players who are poised to break out during the 2014 MLB season. The Freak from Goose Creek (Justin Smoak) came to the Mariners in 2010 when the team dealt co-ace Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers. Kyle Cease was once known as “the other guy” alongside Dustin Ackley, but now he has a chance to make a name for himself. Could we see Jacoby Ellsbury in our future?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down which pitchers stood out for the team during 2013. Although Felix Hernandez garners most of the attention, Hisashi Iwakuma and James Paxton caught Scott’s eye. Scott believes that if there were such thing as a team Cy Young award, Hisashi Iwakuma would deserve it. Paxton also performed well despite playing in just three games.
Hope Rosenthal is right!? How’s this for some news to start your Thursday? ON the D&C show this AM MLB on FOX reporter, http://FOXSports.com senior baseball writer and MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal said Boston Red Sox CF Jacoby Ellsbury will sign with the Seattle Mariners this off-season. . @Ken_Rosenthal tells @kirkmin that he predicts […]
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell brings us his top ten “My oh My” moments from the 2013 season. From the hot start in spring, to the promise of the future, the M’s had a roller coaster season for sure, again. And now with the need to fill the captain of the ship once again, the M’s may be staying closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top. Hisashi Iwakuma and his stellar play is focused on, as is Tom Wilhelmsen losing his closer role to Danny Farquhar.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott gives us his five pet peeves from the season that was. Howard Lincoln’s blunders are No. 1 — all of his blunders. Also making the list is a lack of bold deadline moves, a lack of steals despite Michael Saunders, Dustin Ackley, Nick Franklin, Brad Miller, and Abraham Almonte all having speed and Robby Thompson’s brain fade.
Hard Ball Via a tweet from Hardball Talk. http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/10/08/kendrys-morales-to-reject-the-mariners-qualifying-offer/ Jon Heyman reports hardballtalk.nbcsports.com A week or so ago it was reported that the Mariners would make a qualifying offer to pending free agent Kendrys Morales. Jon Heyman reports today that Morales is likely to reject said offer when it comes: Morales will turn down the […]
Offensive MVP ICYMI M’s DH/1B Kendrys Morales is up for 2013 Hank Aaron award. Your votes for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each League, will be counted alongside those of a special panel of Hall of Famers. Morales has been named the Mariners nominee. Via Mariners.com. Morales is […]
G’Bye Blanco First move for the new season??? Witherspoon is No. 13 Angels prospect according to MLB.com for what its worth. Via Twitter Additionally, OF Travis Witherspoon was claimed off waivers by Seattle. — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) October 8, 2013 To make room Blanco was let go. #Mariners claim AA outfielder Travis Witherspoon off waivers […]
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott discusses the train wreck that has become the Mariners ownership folks. Namely Howard Lincoln who granted three interviews this week with Seattle Media’s Greg Johns, Jerry Brewer and Ryan Divish. Is he seriously giving Jack Zduriencik an “A” on his performance of scouting both professional and amateur players? Chone Figgins, Michael Pineda, Jesus Montero, David Pauley, Casper Wells…aye aye aye.
Hultzen out for a long long long time… CBS is reporting that 2011 second overall pick Danny left hander Danny Hultzen had shoulder surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida on Tuesday. “This is very unfortunate for Danny and his family, but we have nothing but high hopes for a good recovery and rehab,” […]
NWSB Insider & Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in today on the M’s 2013 season with his season rewind post. He says it’s another difficult season for the Mariners faithful was finally put to bed Sunday as the Mariners looked like a team ready to hit the links, losing 9-0 to the AL West Champion Oakland A’s. Michael Saunders hit a whopping .236. Nick Franklin, a mid season call up at 2nd base, finished the year hitting .225. Thank goodness for Felix Hernandez & Hisashi Iwakuma.