Skip Schumaker Hired to Helm Marlins

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Skip Schumaker Hired as Marlins Manager The Miami Marlins named Skip Schumaker their new manager, the 16th in franchise history. Schumaker, a former player, will succeed the club’s longest-tenured skipper Don Mattingly, who managed Miami for seven seasons. We got our Skip. Let’s get it started, @SSchumaker55. #MakeItMiami pic.twitter.com/7sBliUugS8 — Miami Marlins (@Marlins) October 25, […] READ MORE


White Sox Manager Search is Under Way

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A recent LWOS article argued why Tony La Russa should move on from Chicago. Earlier this week, it came to fruition. Tony La Russa is retiring. Despite winning the American League Central Division title in 2021, both of La Russa’s two seasons in Chicago ended in utter disappointment. But despite that disappointment, it is truly […] READ MORE


Paul Sewald is Becoming a Bullpen Specialist

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Paul Sewald is becoming a bullpen specialist for the Seattle Mariners. His durability, and his willingness to enter the game as a middle relief, and set-up pitcher has made it less of a challenge for manager Scott Servais when deciding what reliever to bring in for specific situations.  He is a big reason why this […] READ MORE


Kyle Seager of Mariners Nominated for Clemente Award

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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 […] READ MORE



Seattle Mariners 2020 Season Review

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2020 In Review: Seattle Mariners The Seattle Mariners concluded the 2020 season with a 27-33 record or a .450 winning percentage. Among the rest of the American League West, that put Seattle third overall. In comparison, the Oakland Athletics who won the division finished the regular season nine games ahead of the Mariners. Under the […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Weeks 26 & 27: Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts Unjustly Ejected

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Dave Roberts Gets Tossed (Unjustly) for First Time All Season Welcome to a special combo edition of Weeks 26 and 27 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 […] 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


Manny Machado Deserves the Suspension: An Ejection Inspection Special

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Welcome to a special edition of Ejection Inspection! This article normally goes up once a week – Thursdays, usually – but Saturday, June 15th had so many – seven – that it warranted its own column. San Diego Padres shortstop and perennial villain Manny Machado was ejected and subsequently suspended (rightfully so – see the […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Nine: Mike Estabrook vs. the Milwaukee Brewers

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Welcome to Week Nine 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 of one to five Weavers in honor […] READ MORE