AL West trade primer: Texas Rangers

AL West trade primer: Texas Rangers
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...

The Mariners versatility matrix

The Mariners versatility matrix
Prior to his decision to sign a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, I don’t recall any pundits suggesting former Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond as a good fit for the Rangers. I...

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 first player in this group...

Who’s In, Who’s Out: AL Central

Who’s In, Who’s Out: AL Central
It’s been an eventful last several months for the teams in the American League Central division as a couple stars have packed their bags. The juggernaut that is the Detroit Tigers franchise looks...

Who’s in, Who’s out: AL West

Who’s in, Who’s out: AL West
It was an extraordinarily busy winter for the five clubs in the American League West. Each organization made significant moves, with all but the Los Angeles Angels spending big dollars to improve their...

Hart: ’14 Mariners similar to ’08 Brewers; young and exciting

Hart: ’14 Mariners similar to ’08 Brewers; young and exciting
The Seattle Mariners held their 16th annual FanFest this past weekend and set a record with an attendance of 21,019 combined for the two days. The event offers a chance for fans to...