Seattle Mariners 

Marte needs time to master CF

The Seattle Mariners’ disappointing season has prompted some fans to call for the promotion of players from the Class-AAA Tacoma Rainiers to see if they can help the team salvage 2015. Fans are also anxious to see if any of these players have the potential to contribute in 2016 and beyond. In recent weeks, a popular veteran – Franklin Gutiérrez – returned to Seattle from Tacoma and one of the organization’s most enigmatic players – Jesús Montero made a brief visit with the Mariners before returning to the Rainiers. Based…

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Seattle Mariners 

ICYMI: April 6 – May 9

The first month of the season is in the books, and Major League Baseball’s amateur draft is less than a month away. It’s a good time to be a baseball fan. The Seattle Mariners have even shown some life in this young season and after Friday night’s loss to the Kansas City Royals, they sit with an 18-17 record. In draft news, East Carolina University right-hander and potential top-five pick Jeff Hoffman will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the remainder of the season. That doesn’t mean he’ll fall out…

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Revisiting the Bedard trade six years later

Nobody likes to admit when a deal doesn’t go their way, especially a sports franchise. But there’s no question that the Baltimore Orioles got the better end of the deal that sent Erik Bedard to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a package of five players in February of 2008. The O’s received a prized prospect named Adam Jones, George Sherrill, Tony Butler, Chris Tillman, and Kam Mickolio in the trade and in exchange, the M’s were receiving a starter who was coming off a fifth place finish in the 2007…

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