1. The Mariners Might As Well Just Sign Jarrod Washburn

    As a blogger, I really, really want someone to sign Jarrod Washburn. I’m tired of hearing about him, and I’m even more tired of writing about him...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 1,125 reads 20 comments

  2. 2010 Seattle Mariners: Projecting the Starting Lineup

    The Mariners have made a whole lot of moves since the regular season ended back in October, and their off season has been praised by many as one of the best in baseball...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 3,478 reads 1 comments

  3. Analyzing the Mariners' Acquisition Of Cliff Lee

    For the Mariners, this trade is, to sum it up in one word, awesome. Not only are they significantly improving their chances of being a serious contender in 2010, but they're doing it without giving up all that much of the future...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 1,164 reads 1 comments

  4. Breaking News: Cliff Lee Headed To Seattle in Three-Way, Blockbuster Deal

    Multiple sources have been reporting over the last four hours that a blockbuster trade between the Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Phillies, and Toronto Blue Jays is on the verge of being a done deal...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 656 reads 6 comments

  5. Should the Seattle Mariners Pursue Jason Marquis?

    Though the most exciting three and a half days of the off season are over, the rumors will of course, continue to fly through the off season—and the latest one on the Mariners front, from ...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 1,098 reads 7 comments

  6. My Post-Winter Meetings, Offseason Plan for the Seattle Mariners

    This post would have been easier for me to tackle if I had actually written a complete off-season plan back in October, but I’ll do what I can...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 3,006 reads 15 comments

  7. Winter Meetings, Day One Wrap: Mariners

    It’s finally that time of year, folks. This is what we’ve been waiting for since the Mariners fell out of the AL West race back in July: the winter meetings are finally here...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 815 reads 15 comments

  8. Trading Jose Lopez: How Can the Mariners Improve in the Process?

    WARNING: This article is heavily sabermetrics-oriented. Assuming we don’t get a second baseman in return, which is quite unlikely, we’re obviously going to need someone to replace him...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 548 reads 0 comments

  9. Big-Name Free Agents and the 2010 Seattle Mariners

    Right now, there are a lot of different theories out there, among fans, bloggers, beat writers, everyone, about how the Mariners should go about building this team for next season...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 896 reads 14 comments

  10. My Premature Farewell To Adrian Beltre

    I know he isn’t gone yet, and I’m certainly a subscriber to the “anything can happen” way of thinking, but it seems inevitable that Mr. Beltre won’t be here come 2010...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 258 reads 3 comments

  11. How Good Of a Fit Would Felipe Lopez Be For the Mariners?

    My guess is that by now, pretty much all of you have read Dave Cameron’s 2010 offseason plan over at USS Mariner . He did a fantastic job on it overall, and clearly put a lot of work into it...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 377 reads 5 comments

  12. SoDo Mojo is Having a $100 Sports Memoabilia Gift Certificate Giveaway

    Alright, so there was a post here quite awhile ago about a raffle, in which we, at the Mariners blog SoDo Mojo, were charging $2 per ticket. We scratched that idea, and decided to go with a completely free giveaway...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about over 4 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  13. Deserving Gold Glove Winners: American League

    Catcher Catcher’s defense is by far the toughest to quantify, as there really isn’t a metric for it, and you pretty much have to go exclusively by stats like runners thrown out, passed balls, and dare I say, fielding percentage...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  14. Five Things for Mariners Fans to Take Away From 2009

    With the 2009 season winding down, and the long, cold off season approaching, as Mariners fans we are yet again forced to take solace in what the future brings...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 265 reads 6 comments

  15. Why UZR Should Be Used To Determine Gold Glove Winners

    It’s fairly unclear as to what voters take into consideration when choosing winners of the gold glove award. The one stat that has consistently been used to determine a players fielding ability has been fielding percentage...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 430 reads 10 comments

  16. Carlos Silva's Future With The Mariners

    It’s no secret that Carlos Silva has been absolutely terrible since signing with the Mariners last year. He had a good first month, back in April of 2008, but since then he’s been worth somewhere around -1 wins...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  17. Projecting the Ideal 2010 Seattle Mariners Bullpen

    Most of the uncertainty surrounding the 2010 Mariners is focused on the pitching rotation, and because of this there hasn’t been a whole lot of talk about what the pen is going to look like...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 518 reads 13 comments

  18. After 2,000 Hits, A Personal Tribute to Ichiro

    I don’t know if there’s much left to say about Ichiro that I haven’t said already. I mean, there are only so many variations of the word “awesome”...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 267 reads 5 comments

  19. What's Wrong with Luke French?

    Remember when all of us were throwing “I told you so’s” at Tigers fans because of Jarrod Washburn’s struggles? It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, does it? ...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 286 reads 12 comments

  20. 2010 Mariners: Position Battles

    The single biggest question surrounding the 2010 Mariners will continue to be starting pitching, but there are also going to be some uncertainties in the field...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 468 reads 16 comments

  21. Mariners Minor League Recap, 8/11-8/17

    This is the first in a series of in-depth minor league looks. This week in the minors wasn’t all that interesting—we had a few complete games, a couple really great offensive performances, ...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 157 reads 1 comments

  22. Franklin Gutierrez is Incredible

    I sincerely hope that all Mariners fans know just how lucky we are to have Franklin Gutierrez. Not only has he been the best defensive center fielder in baseball this season, with a 15.1 UZR (BJ Upton is 2nd with a 7...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 309 reads 4 comments

  23. Seattle Mariners July Lineup Grades

    Ichiro—A Ichiro had yet another great month in July, racking up 39 more hits and hitting .336 in 27 games. The flashes of power he was showing earlier in the year completely disappeared ...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 100 reads 6 comments

  24. Major League Baseball Power Rankings: Deadline Edition

    This is week two of my weekly power rankings. With so many rosters having changed in the last two days, it might get a little crazy, so please bear with me! I will not be taking things like ...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 304 reads 69 comments

  25. Taking a Look at The Mariners-Pirates Trade

    As you should know by now, the Mariners pulled off a semi-blockbuster trade today. Seattle sent Jeff Clement, Ronny Cedeno, and three minor league pitchers to the Pirates for shortstop Jack Wilson and starting pitcher Ian Snell...

    Griffin Cooper Written by Griffin Cooper about almost 5 years ago 64 reads 2 comments