Farquhar adding to arsenal

Seattle Mariners right-handed reliever Danny Farquhar had a terrific 2013 season, both in the minors and once he was summoned to the big leagues. Yes, his ERA landed at 4.20, but his FIP of 1.86 and 2.40 xFIP are far more indicative of how well he performed. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Louisiana-Lafayette product whiffed nearly 13 batters per nine innings, countering the occasional bout with control problems. He employs a 92-96 mph four-seam fastball, cutter that hovers in the 89-92 mph range and a 77-79 mph curveball. He’s thrown a few…

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