Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis As the Seattle Mariners continue their managerial search, I’ve changed up the manner in which I’ll make trade suggestions and cite potential matches as the club turns its attention to theFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis The Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners have hooked up on a few significant trades over the past several years, including the deal that sent right-hander Doug Fister to Detroit, and theFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis During the offseason, or even prior to the July 31 trade deadline, we often hear the words ‘trading a player when his value is at its highest.’ I’m here to tellFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis There already have been several names tossed around as potential candidates for the Seattle Mariners managerial job. Since Terry Francona isn’t available, the club will have to settle for someone thatFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis UPDATE: It appears, according to Piniella’s comments and information gleaned from two sources, that the club only contacted the former M’s skipper to ask if he had any advice or recommendationsFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis As was reported Tuesday by CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman, Kendrys Morales will decline the qualifying offer the Seattle Mariners are expected to tender. I’m baffled. No, not at the idea that MoralesFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis The Seattle Mariners announced Tuesday that they have claimed outfielder Travis Witherspoon off waivers. Henry Blanco was designated for assignment. Witherspoon, 24, is a right-handed hitting centerfielder with 60 speed andFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis The Arizona Fall League, an offseason circuit aimed at aiding in the development of young players on the brink of a full-time major-league roster spot, gets under way Tuesday. Each ofFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis I wrote last month that the Seattle Mariners should not go all kamikaze in the free agent market this winter, despite their sore need for improvement pretty much everywhere on theFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis Game No. 163 is later Monday, but if I had a vote for any or all of the Major League Baseball Awards, here’s how my ballot would look. I took valueFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis There’s been a consensus regarding where the Seattle Mariners would look for their next manager after today’s season finale. The thought has been that they’d possibly look to promote from within.FULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis With Eric Wedge down to only two games left as Seattle Mariners manager, it seems like the gloves are starting to come off a bit in his comments to the media.FULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis The Seattle Mariners should have some financial flexibility heading into the 2014 campaign. As it stands right now, the club is only on the hook for $34.3 million of payroll nextFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis The Major League Baseball free agent market is razor thin this offseason. Among the better players available will be Shin-Soo Choo. Choo spent this year in Cincinnati playing center field andFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis Update: Paxton has been shut down for the year after logging 169 2/3 innings between the minor and major leagues. The Seattle Mariners played spoiler on Tuesday night, sinking the KansasFULL STORY

Subscribe to the Baseball Things Podcast for bi-weekly analysis As reported earlier Tuesday by Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times, the Seattle Mariners have confirmed that general manager Jack Zduriencik will return for year six. The fate of manager EricFULL STORY