Prediction: Mariners will need more than five starters in 2015

Prediction: Mariners will need more than five starters in 2015
With starting pitcher Roenis Elias being optioned to Class-AAA Tacoma today, Taijuan Walker appears to have a clear path to the fifth spot in the Mariners’ starting rotation. Considering that...

M’s still have financial flexibility for a big move

M’s still have financial flexibility for a big move
As the calendar turns into January, the hot stove typically cools until pitchers and catchers report in February. Although in recent years, including this one, a high-profile Scott Boras client has...

Free Agents 101: Starting Pitchers

Free Agents 101: Starting Pitchers
With Felix Hernandez locked-up long term and Hisashi Iwakuma's 2015 option vested, the Mariners have a secure one-two punch at the top of the rotation. On paper the other three...

Wild Card race update — September 9th

Wild Card race update — September 9th
The last time we checked in on the American League Wild Card race the Los Angeles Angels were leading the way with the Seattle Mariners holding the second spot, five-and-a-half...