When the Seattle Mariners acquired Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins, it was assumed the former National League batting champion and All-Star second baseman would full that role with his new team. Not so fast my friends. With Robinson Cano already in the lineup and the Mariners needing help in the outfield, the team decided that Dee Gordon, who had not played the position before, would become an everyday centerfielder.
Robinson Cano may need surgery for a fractured hand he suffered in batting practice over the weekend. Per Greg Johns of MLB.com, the Mariners second baseman fractured the fifth metacarpal bone in his right hand when he was hit by a fastball in the third inning of Sunday's 5-4 loss against the Tigers at Comerica Park, and he could be facing surgery that would likely sideline him for much of
The Seattle Mariners may have released outfielder Ichiro Suzuki on Thursday, but it does not mean the outfielder and one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball history is leaving the organization. The team announced Suzuki will move into a front office position as a special assistant to the franchise, much like Alex Rodriguez did with the New York Yankees. Ichiro Suzuki told the media while he may not
Ichiro Suzuki has said before he wants to play until he is at least 50 years old. The outfielder who continues to find the Fountain of Youth may fulfill that wish as he has returned to the Seattle Mariners. Suzuki, who continues to climb the all-time hits list, doesn’t appear to be slowing down and will get plenty of opportunities to hit for a franchise he got his start in
There's nothing that the fan base of the New York Yankees would love to do more than to get rid of Jacoby Ellsbury. This past weekend, the Yankees put Ellsbury on the bench in favor of the red-hot Clint Frazier; Jacoby Ellsbury eventually came in as a pinch runner, but he's not the starting center fielder right now. After hitting .222 in the month of June and .189 in the
Remember when the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano and it was supposed to be the start of their huge success in the American League West? The city of Seattle is still waiting for that success to come. Robinson Cano's signing in December of 2013 to the 10-year, $240 million deal was one of the first big deals that Seattle landed. In order to do so, they had to outbid the
There are a few players to watch during the Seattle Mariners Spring Training. These players have the ability to impact the Major League roster in a good way. With the potential to give Texas and Houston a run for the AL West title, Seattle will need solid evaluation this Spring. Yovani Gallardo After only lasting 118 innings last season, the addition of Yovani Gallardo to the roster was a shock.
The Seattle Mariners have been busy this off-season. With the acquisitions the club has made, the Mariners have propelled themselves into the conversation of who will win what could be the toughest division in all of baseball. The American League West will surely be a back and forth between all five times. Seattle has a lineup worth talking about. Their rotation, however, may end up hurting them. Felix Hernandez King
The Seattle Mariners 2017 projected lineup has some interesting looks. With two rookies looking to make the starting nine, the Mariners definitely have plenty of youth. Combined with the talented, seasoned veterans on the roster, this club could put up a fight for the American League West division title. Here’s who the Seattle Mariners are projected to send to the plate. Jarrod Dyson, OF The Kansas City Royals traded Jarrod
Generally, Brian Cashman is pretty good at his job as the general manager of the New York Yankees. But every now and then, he does make a mistake in judgment. After the 2013 season, he made a blunder of one that many got on him then, and looking back, three seasons and three years later, it's an even worse one. That blunder: choosing to sign Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year,