1. Chone Figgins: His Possible Destinations for 2012 (Other Than Seattle)

    It seems pretty clear that Chone Figgins' time in Seattle, at least as a guy who receives any sort of playing time, is at or near its end...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 2 years ago 524 reads 1 comments

  2. Seattle Seahawks Personnel Moves: Analyzing the Hawks' Early Moves

    There has been a flurry of Seahawks moves, and real life is at full swing as I prepare to move to Tacoma, Kramer prepares to move to Moscow, Idaho, it’s been hard to keep up...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 1,539 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Cool Things About the Mariners Home-Road Series Against the Florida Marlins

    The Mariners are embarking on what is sure to be forgotten history this weekend, as they’ll play their first games by National League rules in Safeco Field...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 709 reads 9 comments

  4. Carlos Peguero Swings a Ton, and Maybe He Should Keep Doing It

    When the Mariners called up Carlos Peguero, it wasn’t any secret that he had issues with strikeouts, contact and swinging at pitches outside the strike zone. However, we may not have known to what extent he is happy to flail the stick...

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  5. 5 Reasons the Seattle Mariners Should Sell at the Trade Deadline

    This is a great year to be a Seattle Mariners fan. The team is competitive, some of the young players on the team are having a lot of success, and the team is still relevant in June...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 2,158 reads 5 comments

  6. Seattle Mariners: The 'Pen Is an Awful Additon to Safeco Field

    One of the best Mariner fan traditions, with all apologies to Sean Kramer , is that when the Mariners are bad to mediocre, you can pay for seats in the nosebleeds and find a ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 2,904 reads 4 comments

  7. Seattle Mariners Farm System: Kyle Seager Should Consider Playing Outfield

    In 2009 the Mariners drafted a former North Carolina second baseman. It wasn’t Dustin Ackley, who has since converted to the position, but rather Kyle Seager...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 2,045 reads 1 comments

  8. Seattle Mariners: Should Felix Hernandez or Another Starter Be Traded?

    Even after extending Felix Hernandez , the Mariners were faced with speculation that they’d trade their ace at the beginning of 2011...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 1,356 reads 8 comments

  9. Seattle Mariners Rotation: Does Jason Vargas Deserve a Long Term Extension?

    Jason Vargas has pitched his butt off this year, or his boobs as one Jeff Sullivan may say (Vargas really does look like Phil Mickelson in a baseball jersey). Nevertheless, Vargas is amidst his best season by far to this point...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about 3 years ago 421 reads 1 comments

  10. Seattle Mariners Deserve Optimism in 2011

    The Mariners season is almost upon us, and there seems to be a lot of pessimism in the fan community. Coming off of a season where the team lost 101 games for the second time in the last three seasons, pessimism is understandable...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 3 years ago 226 reads 2 comments

  11. 10 Questions the Seattle Mariners Need to Answer This Offseason

    After a disappointing season, the second in four years that yielded 100 or more losses after a winning season, the Mariners and their front office have a ton of questions to answer...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 3 years ago 2,393 reads 2 comments

  12. Felix Hernandez Wins Cy Young: Effects on Seattle Mariners' Financial Future

    Now that all arguments are over and Felix Hernandez has been named the American League Cy Young Award winner (All hail King Felix!), it’s time to look at what the award could mean for the Seattle Mariners in the long run...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 3 years ago 400 reads 0 comments

  13. Seattle Mariners Top 20 Prospects: 15-11

    In the second installment of the Mariners top 20 prospects we see two guys drafted in 2010 who have taken very different paths to the majors...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 3 years ago 1,677 reads 3 comments

  14. Dave Neihaus: The Death of a Seattle Mariners Icon

    The world has lost an icon. After 34 years of being a radio and television announcer for the Mariners , all 34 years of the team’s existence, Dave Niehaus has died at the age of 75...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about over 3 years ago 633 reads 1 comments

  15. Seattle Mariners Top 20 Prospects: 16-20

    The Mariners have a lot of talent in their farm system, much of which has been acquired by Jack Zduriencik, or had their development tweaked for the better by the present regime...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,918 reads 9 comments

  16. Seattle Mariners Hire Manager: We Don't Know About Eric Wedge

    One of the major themes of the Seattle blogosphere this offseason, at least as it pertains to any potential managerial hiring, is quite simply that we don’t have enough information as fans to form a quantitative opinion of the guy they hired...

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  17. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Yu Darvish

    Though it appears that the Mariners will go into the 2011 season with a static or decreased payroll compared to 2010, there has been a widely-accepted theory that their budgetary constraints are less strict when it comes to signing Japanese players...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 2,224 reads 4 comments

  18. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Jack/Josh Wilson

    The shortstop position is one that the Mariners have been trying to patch since Alex Rodriguez left Seattle following the 2000 season...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,292 reads 2 comments

  19. Felix Hernandez Should NOT Win the 2010 Cy Young, but Neither Should CC Sabathia

    A lot of noise has been made in the sabermetrics community stating that Felix Hernandez should win the 2010 Cy Young Award. While most of the arguments are rational and valid, they tend to be shortsighted, comparing King Felix to only CC Sabathia...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,303 reads 12 comments

  20. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Willy Aybar

    The Mariners need a utility infielder that can play both second and third base, and at a minimal price. Dustin Ackley will likely make his debut in mid-June in order to avoid becoming ...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,443 reads 1 comments

  21. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Felipe Lopez

    In the past two entries in an attempt to repair a broken team, we looked at Chone Figgins and Dustin Ackley. The two make up a reasonably probable combination of second and third basemen for much of next season...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,421 reads 1 comments

  22. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Dustin Ackley

    Perhaps the biggest storyline in the 2011 offseason for Mariners' fans will be the development, and potential big league assignment of Dustin Ackley...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 3,156 reads 2 comments

  23. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Chone Figgins

    When the Seattle Mariners signed Chone Figgins they expected that he’d be an offensive upgrade over Adrian Beltre...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 1,236 reads 1 comments

  24. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Adam Dunn

    So far we’ve looked at 2011 free agents Ted Lilly and Ramon Hernandez, present Mariner Michael Saunders, and trade candidate Colby Rasmus as possible solutions for the Mariners...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 896 reads 0 comments

  25. Fixing the 2011 Seattle Mariners: Ramon Hernandez

    This article can also be found on North and South of Royal Brougham Yesterday we checked out Ted Lilly as a potential No. 2 or 3 starter. Today, we’ll build the battery with another Venezuelan named Hernandez...

    Casey  McLain Written by Casey McLain about almost 4 years ago 933 reads 1 comments