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Eric Wedge Believes His Seattle Mariners are on the Verge of Competing for a World Series Berth

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Eric Wedge came close to managing the Cleveland Indians all the way to a World Series. He says in this interview that he believes the Mariners are going to be in a similar spot soon and will go even further. The Mariners made waves by signing Felix Hernandez to an ...

Felix Hernandez on Seven-Year Deal with Mariners: “I Feel Happy and Feel Like this is My Home.”

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

It's now official: Felix Hernandez is the highest-paid pitcher in baseball. King Felix signed a seven-year contract worth $175 million. The contract covers the final two years of his existing deal and added five additional years through the 2019 season. Let's not forget the deal is fully guaranteed. Hernandez also ...

Felix Hernandez: “We can win a championship here in Seattle. I am not going nowhere…I promise.”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Felix Hernandez was masterful last Wednesday. The Mariners flame thrower had all five pitches working as he delivered a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. King Felix recorded the 23rd perfect game in Major League Baseball history. No.34 also made a "promise" in the following radio interview that he has ...

Brian Cashman and Jack Zduriencik Break Down Ichiro Trade

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

It was around the MLB All-Star break when Ichiro Suzuki decided it was time to move in another direction. In a shocking trade on Monday, the 10-time All-Star got his wish. Suzuki went from worst to first as he joins the Yankees to play left field for New York once ...

Eric Wedge “It’s going to take some time to get there, but ultimately it starts with your approach.”

Monday, March 7th, 2011

In an offseason that saw general manager Jack Zduriencik ink Chone Figgins and trade for Cliff Lee there were many baseball fans in Seattle thinking the American League West was just going to be a stepping stone for the Mariners in 2010. The unthinkable ensued in what turned out to ...

With Back Against the Wall, Erik Bedard is Eager to Finally Stay Healthy and Contribute to Seattle Mariners’ Staff in 2011

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

When the Seattle Mariners traded away five players to land Erik Bedard prior to the 2008 season, they surely thought they had landed a pitcher in his prime who might not light up the league, but would at worst be a solid left handed addition to their staff. Well, Bedard ...

Felix Hernandez Wins the Cy Young Award, Becoming King of AL Pitchers

Friday, November 19th, 2010

In what some believe was a stunning decision, the Seattle Mariners’ starting pitcher Felix Hernandez won the American League Cy Young Award with a 13-12 record.  People had been talking about him winning the award, but many were worried about the voters focusing too much on win-loss records, which proved ...

Will Eric Wedge and His Mustache Be the Key to Turning Things Around in Seattle?

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

After he was fired in Cleveland following a 96 loss season in 2009, Eric Wedge decided to take a year off from the game of baseball. After one year away, Wedge is back managing a new team. He will become the seventh manager for the Mariners since 2003. For a ...

Don Wakamatsu Moves On After Firing

Friday, August 27th, 2010

At this time last year, all seemed to be going so well for Don Wakamatsu. He and his coaching staff in Seattle were putting the finishing touches on a fairly impressive turnaround for the Mariners, who finished 24 games better in Wakamatsu's first year than they were the previous year. What ...

Last Place Seattle May No Longer Need Cliff Lee

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

In a move that came as a bit of a  surprise this offseason, the Phillies acquired Roy Halladay from the Blue Jays at the expense of Cliff Lee, who was then sent to the Mariners in what was a four-team trade.  For Lee, going to Seattle has been quite an ...