Three Right-Now Moves for the Seattle Mariners

It’s easy playing Armchair GM in sports. In baseball, it’s even easier, since there are so many players beyond the majors that can be part of deals. In reality, it’s not easy to make trades in Major League Baseball, which is why the first of three right-now moves for the Seattle Mariners starts with an intra-organizational transaction. Here are three moves to make the Mariners better immediately: RHP Yovani Gallardo for RHP Emilio Pagan Gallardo struggled in the rotation and was moved to the bullpen last month. Since his last…

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Mid-Season Top 30 Prospects Led by Kyle Lewis, Evan White

The Seattle Mariners farm system reminds of the 1989 Cleveland Indians. Not the actual baseball team, but the one portrayed in Major League. About mid-season, Harry Doyle proclaimed the Indians were “threatening to climb out of the cellar.” While I don’t believe at any point the Mariners had the worst farm system in baseball, they were closer than they’d ever like to be. But they’ve improved and even jumped a few spots in the rankings — perhaps into the high teens or low 20s. It started last June when the…

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PODCAST: Baseball Things with Churchill

Hey everyone! Welcome to the maiden voyage of Baseball Things. Let’s talk Seattle Mariners Baseball! The first handful of episodes will be live episodes, not available at a later date. Treat it like a postgame show, because essentially that’s what this is. To listen right after the final out of Monday night’s game, click here, or listen using the player below: Baseball Things is on Mixlr

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My Updated 25-man Roster

The Seattle Mariners roster will get better Monday when they recall Andrew Moore. It may immediately get worse, however, if Nelson Cruz ends up ont he disabled list. If Cruz is safe, however, here’s what I think the current Mariners 25-man roster should look like. Rotation James Paxton Felix Hernandez Andrew Moore Ariel Miranda Sam Gaviglio Bullpen Edwin Diaz James Pazos Marc Rzepczynski Dan Altavilla Steve Cishek Tony Zych Nick Vincent Emilio Pagan As I noted on Twitter, Pagan has been unbelievable the last month or so: Pagan a clean…

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