Seattle Mariners

Defending Champions
Caleb Begley - Apr 30, 2022

The life of defending champions, in any sport, is never easy. This is especially true at the beginning of the next season. Either one begins said campaign hotter than the surface of the sun or colder than the Arctic Ocean. There are very few middling or even mediocre starts to seasons right after winning major […]

Cincinnati Reds
Drew Lutts - Mar 14, 2022

Cincinnati Reds Ship Winker, Suarez to Seattle Mariners Cue the fire sale for the Cincinnati Reds. After giving away Wade Miley on waivers, trading defensive stalwart Tucker Barnhart and offboarding Sonny Gray, the Reds have struck another deal. In somewhat surprising news, they have now traded Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez to the Seattle Mariners. […]

Julian Coleman - Mar 11, 2022

Red Sox 7, Mariners 4 (This game resulted from a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Seattle Mariners All-Time Team against the Boston Red Sox All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.) Behind 15 strikeouts from Pedro Martinez and a three-run seventh inning, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners, […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Mar 10, 2022

Seattle Mariners baseball is officially back. The lockout is over, Mariners fans. Major League Baseball and the MLBPA have finally come to an agreement that will get the Mariners back on the field soon.  On Thursday afternoon in Florida, the long-awaited deal 99 days in the making was agreed upon. It is being reported that players are […]

Mariners All-Time Team
Ryleigh Mulvihill - Feb 21, 2022

After 45 years in Major League Baseball, it is worth taking a trip down memory lane and seeing who deserves to be on the Seattle Mariner’s all-time team. Joining the MLB through expansion in 1977, the Mariners have not yet found the ultimate success of winning a World Series. However, many notable names have worn the […]

Kyle Seager
Jeremy Breland - Dec 30, 2021

Kyle Seager, an 11-year MLB veteran, has announced his retirement. Kyle’s wife posted his retirement note on Twitter Monday afternoon. This made a shocking announcement as Seager is only 34 years old and just had one of his best power seasons. He spent the entirety of his career with the Seattle Mariners, as he is one […]

Caleb Begley - Dec 24, 2021

Sometimes, comebacks have far reaching implications. A team that has dominated throughout the season can find itself in a very familiar position: up late in the contest. Then, their opponent, for some reason or another, finds a way to roar back and defeat them. Perhaps they are truly emulating the biblical hero David, slaying the […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Nov 27, 2021

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Adam Frazier in a trade with the San Diego Padres. Frazier, an infielder, was an All-Star in 2021. Accordingly, Seattle sent minor league pitcher Ray Kerr and recently drafted outfielder Corey Roiser in exchange. Mariners Acquire Frazier Adam Frazier could be just what the Mariners need to bolster their infield and lineup for […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Nov 23, 2021

Former Mariners’ shortstop Alex Rodriguez is on the Hall of Fame ballot for 2022. The third baseman and shortstop played 22 seasons in MLB, the first seven being in Seattle. Retiring in 2016, this was his first year eligible to be on the ballot. An excellent ballplayer with a controversial career will hope to see […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Oct 3, 2021

The Seattle Mariners stay in wildcard contention with an electric win. As announcer Drew Sims said in-between moments of shock, hope, and pure joy “This is one of the best Mariners games in a long while.” That may be an understatement. It was emotional to witness such an exhilarating comeback against the Los Angeles Angels. The […]

Seattle Mariners
Ryleigh Mulvihill - Oct 2, 2021

The Seattle Mariners, who are in a deadlock wildcard race, lost another tight game on Friday night. The Mariners, who own baseball’s longest playoff drought, dropped in the wildcard standings in a pivotal loss to the Angels. With the loss to the Los Angeles Angels, they now are a complete game back of the Boston […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Sep 29, 2021

The Mariners win again and pull within a half-game of the second wildcard. This last week of the regular season is poising to be the biggest in 20 years. Tuesday night the Seattle Mariners were able to get within a half-game, after losses from both the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox. The Mariners […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Sep 23, 2021

The Seattle Mariners won against the Athletics despite Yusei Kikuchi’s struggles. The fast 3-0 lead for the Oakland Athletics diminished as Seattle came back to win the game 6-5. The game Thursday afternoon started with another poor performance of Kikuchi. The 2021 All-Star has had his problems in the second half of the season. However, […]

2001 Mariners Postseason
Ryleigh Mulvihill - Sep 19, 2021

The last time the Seattle Mariners clinched a postseason spot was 20 years ago today, September 19th, 2001. Before September 11th, 2001, the Mariners were extremely close to winning the division. However, that did not seem important in the week to come in which the baseball season was paused. In the second game back, the […]

Seattle All-Star Game
Ryleigh Mulvihill - Sep 16, 2021

Seattle, the Mariners, and T-Mobile Park will host the All-Star Game in 2023. The announcement was made on Thursday, confirming the news after multiple media outlets had reported it earlier in the week. The Seattle Mariners have not hosted an All-Star Game since 2001. That year was a great one for Seattle, as they introduced […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Sep 15, 2021

Seattle Mariners‘ third baseman Kyle Seager was nominated for the Roberto Clemente Award. This prestigious individual award in Major League Baseball is a high honor. This award looks to build on the legacy left behind by Pittsburgh Pirates‘ outfielder Roberto Clemente in his short life. Seager, among one other nominee from each team, will be […]

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Jim Marshall - Apr 30, 2022

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Anthony Walsh - Apr 30, 2022

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Mike Ursery - Apr 30, 2022

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Braden Herb - Apr 30, 2022

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Rays Closer Committee
Jim Marshall - Apr 30, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays‘ closer committee (bullpen-by-committee) is once again proving to be top notch. It is one of the things keeping this team in the race for a playoff spot. Also, the closer-by-committee they are using is once again proving naysayers wrong, as it shows they have mastered this strategy to their advantage. What […]

Pignatano's Passing
Joe Rini - Apr 30, 2022

Joe Pignatano’s passing caused a moment of reflection for  New York baseball fans. Nurturer of tomato plants and relief pitchers for the New York Mets, he passed away on May 23 in Naples, Florida. He was 92 years old. A veteran of six major league seasons, this former catcher coached for 20 years in the […]