Tucupita Marcano Filling Shortstop Void for Pirates

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Oneil Cruz‘s injury on Easter Sunday put an early season damper on an exciting start for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cruz was expected to be a big part of the Pirates’ offense in his first full season. That dream ended abruptly. Pittsburgh has spun the wheel trying to find a guy to stay at shortstop and […] READ MORE


Braves Trade Deadline: Weaknesses to Improve On

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The Braves trade deadline this year shows they won’t need much outfield help. They will need assistance to get over the hump as April and May were months when the Atlanta Braves were stuck in their own mire. An inept offense and rotation problems were the main issue. It was a team bent on hitting […] READ MORE


Mariners Power Past Rangers

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Mariners 8, Rangers 3   ARLINGTON, Texas, Jul 15 — Corey Seager and company couldn’t come up with an answer on Friday night, as fans at Globe Life Field watched the Seattle Mariners power past the Texas Rangers by a final score of 8–3. With this loss, the Rangers are now 2–6 against the Mariners […] READ MORE


2022 Seattle Mariners Season Preview

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The time is finally here. Well, almost. Due to the weather, Opening Day for the Seattle Mariners is now Friday, April 8. However, a day more wait will seem like nothing for fans who have eagerly waited the long offseason for the 2022 Mariners to take the field. It would not be a Mariners 2022 […] READ MORE


Potential Landing Spots for Kris Bryant

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One of the most intriguing free agents still on the market is Kris Bryant. Bryant is a former Rookie of the Year, MVP, four-time All-Star, and World Series Champion as a member of the Chicago Cubs. He has a career .880 OPS. On top of what he has done offensively, he is one of the […] READ MORE


Mariners Get Frazier in Trade With Padres

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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 […] READ MORE


Seattle Mariners Potential Trade Deadline Moves

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The July 30th MLB Trade Deadline is approaching quickly. By 4 p.m ET on Friday, teams will have decided to be buyers or sellers for the remainder of the 2021 season. For many teams, it is clear on what side they are on. For the Seattle Mariners, however, there is no clear indication of what the […] READ MORE


Changing Course: A Look at the Pittsburgh Pirates Rebuild

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Changing Course: A Look at the Pittsburgh Pirates Rebuild The Pittsburgh Pirates entered the off-season expecting to make big changes. After yet another great start to the 2019 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered a second-half collapse once again. While their division rivals improved, the Pirates failed to progress in 2019. As a result, Bob Nutting […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week 24: Seattle Mariners Manager Scott Servais Gets Ejected over Strange Play

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Scott Servais Gets Ejected over Strange Play Welcome to Week 24 of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Pirates April in Review

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The Pittsburgh Pirates April was an up-and-down ride that saw them finish the month 11-13. They accomplished that with some very good pitching, but featured a lineup that had trouble fielding and putting the ball in play. Luckily, the favorite in the National League Central, the Chicago Cubs, has not run away with the division yet. For […] READ MORE