Seattle Mariners 

M’s Q-3 report: Standings, Trends, Offense

“When the unexpected becomes the expected, strange becomes familiar.” — Jason A. Churchill | May 20, 2016 At the halfway point of the 2016 season, the rotation of the Seattle Mariners was in disarray and their bullpen ineffective. It looked as if the Seattle’s season was quickly slipping away, especially after going 10-18 during the month of June. Then, the calendar turned to July and the Mariners slowly regained their footing and crawled back into the contention with just over 40 games remaining. So, how did the Mariners reverse course?…

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AL West deadline deal recap

Much to the chagrin of Seattle Mariners fans, their team was relatively inactive at Monday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Certainly, watching two consecutive late-inning losses to the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox, while other contenders improved their major league rosters didn’t help their morale either. It’s not as if the Mariners season is over because they didn’t make any big moves. They remain relatively close in wild card race. Plus, they’re eight games behind the division-leading Texas Rangers with seven contests remaining with Texas. Plus, they’re just 2.5 games behind…

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AL West trade primer: Houston Astros

The Major League Baseball (MLB) non-waiver trading deadline is barreling down upon us and Seattle Mariners fans are anxious to see what general manager Jerry Dipoto does with the club’s roster during his first “deadline season” with the Mariners. With that in mind, I thought I’d provide a primer for each club in the American League (AL) West division to see where the Mariners and their divisional rivals stand as the August 1 trade deadline approaches. A word of caution though, the trade market will fluctuate greatly during the next…

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2015 SEC Preview

There is no doubt that the SEC is king in college baseball’s current landscape. The 2014 National Champions look even better, but they will have to defend their title against conference foes like Florida and LSU. The overall talent in the SEC is startling and there could be over a dozen guys who will go in the top two rounds next year. The SEC had 10 regional teams last postseason, and they could match that incredible number in 2015. A second tier team in this conference like Tennessee, Alabama, or…

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2014 SEC Preview

No conference has dominated the postseason field like SEC has recently — they have sent an amazing 24 teams to the super-regionals over the past three seasons. As usual, the conference will once again be extremely deep. However, unlike past years, there is no clear-cut favorite at the top. Louisiana State, South Carolina, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt all have legitimate shots at being conference champs. But unlike their ACC and Pac-12 brethren, they do not have a team that is a lock to be a national seed. Favorites Like most…

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