Tag "Seattle Mariners"

The Adam Jones Dilemma

On February 8th, 2008, the Seattle Mariners pulled the trigger on a deal with the Baltimore Orioles to acquire Erik Bedard, a southpaw who finished 5th in the 2007 Cy Young voting. By all accounts, it was a good move for a Mariners franchise which was looking to end a long playoff drought. The price Seattle paid – pitching prospects Kam Mickolio and Chris Tillman, along with reliever George Sherrill and a young Adam Jones – seemed reasonable. That was 11 years ago. That trade is now considered one of the best in Orioles history, vice-versa for the Mariners.

Credit that to Adam Jones.

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Yankees Starting Early with Paxton Trade

Now it’s time for the New York Yankees to attempt to make a run at 2019 and upgrade their pitching staff. The off-season has gotten off to a major start with the acquisition of James Paxton coming to New York from the Seattle Mariners for three prospects. The biggest name out of those prospects being Justus Sheffield, who everyone had high hopes for, but unfortunately after a late-season call-up last season which really did not pan out as hoped, he became expendable.

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HOF Case – Edgar Martinez

Narrowly missing out on his election to the Hall of Fame this past year, Edgar Martínez is likely the top name for the 2019 ballot for voters to consider. Is this the year he finally reaches the pinnacle of greatness?

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Top 10 MLB Teams and What They Need

John Lepore | July 2nd, 2018 Trade rumors are swirling and teams are already putting out feelers to make deals. This is the month when MLB squads try to position themselves for a playoff push and even fortify what they

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MLB Top 10 Rankings and Their Unsung Heroes

When we are this early in the year it is usually easy to pinpoint the stars on each team. The usual suspects generally show up when the team starts off well. We will go through the top 10 teams in baseball and also highlight a player from each team who may not have been expected to perform at the level in which they have.

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Why You Should Acquire (Or Keep) Paul Goldschmidt

One of the toughest decisions in fantasy baseball is if you should pick up or trade for a veteran who is having a bad season. Is he going to bounce back to career norms? Is he done and finally showing a significant decline?

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The Resurgence of Drew Pomeranz in the Starting Rotation

Since returning to the American League last season, Drew Pomeranz has found himself at home in 2017 in a Boston Red Sox uniform. Pomeranz, who sits at 10-4 with a 3.57 ERA, has not suffered a loss since a was

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Five Reasons Why This Red Sox Home Stand Could Determine the Season

The Boston Red Sox started a six game home stand against the Texas Rangers and will continue with a series against Seattle Mariners. In a season with 162 games, every game is important. Here are five reasons why these upcoming games

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