Archive for the 'Mariners' Category

Perfect game? That’s nice, but I asked how well he pitched.

The A’s have played their way into the fight for the divisional title.

The Mariners’ big catcher is struggling with right-handed breaking balls.

Where has the old Ichiro gone and can we expect him to come back?

The division still has two divisions.

Looking at starting pitcher value through the lens of an expected wins formula

Ten teams’ seasons will just be heating up, while the rest will be left out in the cold.

The Pineda-Montero trade will help the Mariners compete in the future.

The past week’s news viewed through the prism of fantasy relevance

Could Dave Duncan have transformed the Mariners into a playoff contender in the 1980s? The pieces were certainly there!

Does Edgar Martinez deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame?

We’re eight days into 2012, and the Cubs already may have had their best week.

Should the Mariners try to trade Felix Hernandez?

Are there clear patterns that tell us where fastball velocity comes from?

Jason Vargas tweaked his mechanics and ended up throwing over 1 mph faster on all of his pitches. How’d he do it?

The Angels will need a nice run to make the season-ending series against Texas meaningful.

“The tragic night is a condition of life, a condition in which the human personality is able to flower and realize itself.”

“I think the American West really attracts me because it’s romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.”- Ang Lee (not Carlos Lee)

“I guess you could say I went west. You know, the way of Horatio Alger, Davy Crockett, the Donner Party…”

New Toon Thursday with TUCK! toons goodness