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Optimism Surrounds Mariners

Seven wins in a row. The young guys playing well. The old guys playing well. Everything seems to be coming together for the Seattle Mariners, who are now only five games below .500 and are coming up on a seven game home stand. There are a couple obvious storylines as to why the Mariners are […]

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Mariners Option Jesus Montero To AAA Tacoma

Photo Credit: Otto Greule, Jr./Getty Images Editor's Update: Since this article was written on Friday, the Mariners have also sent 2B Dustin Ackley and LHP Lucas Luetge to AAA Tacoma, and called up INF Nick Franklin and RHP Hector Noesi. Although this move was a long time coming, and suggested by several Mariners analysts and […]

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Mariners Quietly Developing One Of The Best 1-2 Punches In Baseball

Photo Credit: Elaine Thompson/Associated Press Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma have both gotten off to amazing starts so far this year, and are pitching at all-star levels. As is always however, they are not getting enough run support to have an overwhelming amount of wins, and that combined with the fact they are on the […]

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Guti’s Injury Calls For Others To Step Up

Photo Credit: Pat Sullivan/Associated Press Franklin Gutierrez has been known to be a fragile player over the past couple years, not even coming close to playing a full season. But in his first two years in Seattle, he sat out only 19 games total, yet in his last two he has missed over 100. At […]

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Mariners Hoping For Offensive Improvement

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press This was supposed to be the year. Two new power-hitting additions, shorter fences, health and improvement from the guys already here. This is the year the offense was supposed to really arrive. But where is it? Some early season injuries haven’t helped as Michael Morse, who is leading the […]

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Photos From Mariners Spring Training

This will be updated periodically with additional photos from Seattle Mariners spring training in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo Credits: Alex Gallant/SeaTown Sports)  

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Here’s To The Future

Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, and yes, even Alex Rodriguez. The Mariners have made a habit in the past of failing to re-sign their superstars. Instead, they’ve opted to trade or even let them walk away via free agency. Yes, the return trade package has been decent in a […]

Mariners Mondays: Outfield

                                                             Photo Credit: Elaine Thompson/Associated Press Two-thirds of the Mariners starting outfielders have been either traded or injured, yet the outfield is the best it’s been […]

Mariners Mondays: John Jaso

                                                                     Photo Credit: Otto Gruele, Jr./Getty Images Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a new series that runs every Monday […]

Mariners Sign International Free Agent Luis Gohara

Just a few hours ago, the Mariners prospect situation got even more interesting with the signing of Brazilian southpaw Luis Gohara. Standing at 6’3”, 220 pounds, Gohara has no problems (according to reports) hitting 94 mph, while regularly sitting at about 91 mph. Pair that with what is said to be a quality slider, and […]

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Mariners Minor League Report

Shortstop Nick FranklinPhoto Credit: Seattlepi.com It’s that time of year again. The season is winding down and once again the M’s are out of contention. But this is never a boring time of the year. As a matter of fact, quite the opposite. Now, we get to speculate and evaluate how the club’s top prospects […]

James Paxton Scouting Report

Editor’s note: SeaTown Sports correspondent Kevin Neuzil is living in Tennessee for the summer, and put on the scouting hat on Tuesday while he watched the Mariners Double-A affiliate, the Jackson Generals face the Montgomery Biscuits. Neuzil kept his eyes on prized Mariners prospect, pitcher James Paxton. What follows are his observations and notes while […]

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Mariners Mid-May Reality Checks

Have we seen the last of Chone Figgins?Photo Credit: seattlebaseballtraininglessons.com With all the early spring Mariners optimism now relatively gone, it’s about time we take a reality check and look at the true state of the 2012 Mariners. From Chone Figgins to Felix Hernandez, there’s a lot to talk about. Chone Figgins is done as an […]

A Look At Michael Pineda’s Injury

                                                                               Photo Credit: New York Daily News Michael Pineda is done for the year.  He tore his […]

Philip Humber Throws 21st Perfect Game In MLB History

                                                                         Photo Credit: Otto Gruele, Jr./Getty Images In front of an unsuspecting Safeco Field crowd of 22,472, White Sox starter […]

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