Seattle Mariners deadline deal primer

Seattle Mariners deadline deal primer
The Major League Baseball non-waiver trading deadline is nearing and Seattle Mariners fans are anxious to see how general manager Jerry Dipoto handles the club’s roster during his first “deadline...

2012 deadline deals in retrospect

2012 deadline deals in retrospect
Last June, I wrote a piece reflecting on several non-waiver deadline deals made in July 2011. My rationale for looking back so far was simple. Most of these trades involve...

Fearful, foolish 2016 predictions

Fearful, foolish 2016 predictions
Prospect Insider founder Jason A. Churchill fearlessly shared his forecast for 2016 yesterday. So, I figured that I should I join the fray and add my projections for the new season,...

Mariners need: first base

Mariners need: first base
  When Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto set out to reshape the club's roster, the prevailing thought was that the team needed to address their starting pitching, bullpen, catching depth,...

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals
    This year’s crop of free agents is particularly deep with high-profile names like Zack Greinke, David Price, Johnny Cueto, Jason Heyward, and Justin Upton among the headliners. The...