1. Seattle Mariners: Improvements for Jesus Montero to Make in the 2nd Half

    Closing in on halfway through the 2012 season, it's been all eyes on rookie catcher Jesus Montero. How would he fare behind the plate? Could he replicate those impressive numbers ...

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  2. Seattle Mariners: 7 M's Who Need to Step Up Soon

    When you've got players hugging the Mendoza Line day in and day out in your lineup, you know you've got problems. Hey, the Seattle Mariners are 20-25, and it's not because of a few unlucky bounces or the ever-biased wind blowing out to center field...

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  3. Seattle Mariners: 5 Solutions to Jump Start Sputtering Offense

    With the season approaching its one-quarter mark and the Seattle Mariners finding themselves once again in last place one can't help but break out some comparisons to the 2011 team...

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  4. Seattle Mariners: With Olivo on DL, It's Jesus Montero's Time to Shine

    It was supposed to be a break-in year for Seattle Mariners top prospect Jesus Montero . That is, until starting catcher Miguel Olivo strained his groin, landing him on the DL ...

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  5. Can Rangers' Yu Darvish Live Up to Ichiro Suzuki's Legacy?

    When Seattle Mariners superstar Ichiro Suzuki faced off against the Texas Rangers ' Yu Darvish Monday, it was a meeting of old and new in the wave of Japanese players entering the MLB ...

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  6. Seattle Mariners Need 5 Players to Step Up to Be Contenders

    No matter what team or what year, every campaign begins with a certain amount of optimism in the unknown, and the belief that it just might be their year...

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  7. Seattle Mariners Roster Battles: 4 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

    Forget NCAA March Madness, Brackets and Sweet 16s. For many Mariners players, this is their own March Madness. They're fighting in spring training for the right to open the season in a coveted roster spot that has several other suitors...

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  8. Seattle Mariners: 8 Early Spring Training Standout Prospects

    The Seattle Mariners , if only for a few fleeting moments on a tiny stage, are basking in the glory of sweet success. Under the Arizona sun, they're enjoying a 10-3 record, good for first place in the Cactus League so far...

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  9. Seattle Mariners: Could Hector Noesi Be a Steal in the Michael Pineda Deal?

    Back in January, when the Seattle Mariners pulled off a shocking deal with the New York Yankees , all eyes were on the two stars of the deal—Michael Pineda and Jesus Montero ...

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  10. Seattle Mariners: 10 Breakout Candidates for Spring Training and Beyond

    What goes on behind the scenes in between the last pitch of the regular season and the first batting practice in Spring Training the following year is a truly amazing phenomenon...

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  11. Seattle Mariners: What to Expect from the Rebuilding M's in 2012

    "Let's not kid ourselves." Straight from the horse's mouth, in four cautionary words GM Jack Zduriencik summarizes what Seattle Mariners fans could be in store for in the 2012 campaign...

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  12. Seattle Mariners: Trading Ichiro Suzuki Is Their Best Way to Build for Future

    With the offseason in the rear-view mirror, it's become clear that GM Jack Zduriencik and the Seattle Mariners will live and die by the youth movement they've assembled—an undeniably double-edged blade...

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  13. Seattle Mariners: 8 Ways They Can Still Spend Money This Offseason

    Free Agent. These two words give chills to Mariners fans, who shudder with the recent memories of Chone Figgins, Richie Sexson, Miguel Batista, and Carlos Silva—memories of ...

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  14. Seattle Mariners Can Thank Jack Zduriencik for Best Prospect Farm in the Majors

    Don't look now, but the Seattle Mariners have the best prospect system in the majors, featuring newly acquired catcher Jesus Montero. While it depends on who you ask, but consensus puts the rebuilding M's near the very top...

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  15. Seattle Mariners: What Losing the Prince Fielder Sweepstakes Means for the M's

    No one but Scott Boras and Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski could have seen this one coming. On Tuesday afternoon, the Tigers landed star slugger Prince Fielder in what ended up being a brilliantly-executed deal by super-agent Boras...

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  16. Patriot's Chad Ochocinco Shows His Generosity, Treats Twitter Fan Right

    It's been a rough season for New England Patriots receiver Chad Ochocinco , who caught only one touchdown in the regular season. But this past week, the diva wide receiver scored a touchdown off the field...

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  17. Seattle Mariners Deal Pineda for Yankees' Jesus Montero: Big Win for M's

    The New York Yankees just had to have their hands on the Mariners' Felix Hernandez. But knowing that Jack Zduriencik and the Mariners held a vice grip on King Felix, the Yankees settled for consolation prize Michael Pineda...

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  18. Seattle Mariners Make a Splash, Sign Star Japanese Pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma

    Well, it's about time the Seattle Mariners shook things up in free agency. Making their first significant move (besides acquiring a backup catcher and a bullpen arm) this offseason, ...

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  19. Seattle Mariners Send Josh Lueke for Ray's John Jaso

    In what was the first noteworthy move of the offseason, the Seattle Mariners made a trade to acquire something everyone knew they needed help at—the catcher position...

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  20. Seattle Mariners: Remembering the Life of Outfielder Greg Halman

    On Monday morning, it was reported Seattle Mariners OF Greg Halman had been fatally stabbed and that his 22-year-old brother had been arrested as a suspect. Halman died at the age of 24 in his native country of Holland...

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  21. Jamaal Charles: How Star RB's Torn ACL Impacts Fantasy Football

    It just goes to show that fantasy football is just as much about luck as it is skill and timing. Injuries rock the landscape of fantasy football, and this time a top-five pick in most drafts is the latest casualty...

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  22. Fantasy Football: Peyton Hillis and Other Players To Watch for in Week 2

    The excitement of a budding season is upon us as we head into the second week of football action. With "Players To Watch For," I give you fantasy players whose matchups and situations ...

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  23. Fantasy Football Waiver-Wire Wonders: Cam Newton and 8 Pickups Post-Week 1

    It's that time of the year again. Sundays are once again tightly packed staring anxiously at computer and television screens. The fantasy-football shaped hole in my heart has once again been filled...

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  24. Aaron Rodgers and 10 Overvalued Fantasy Football Players

    As we near the NFL season and subsequently the fantasy season, fans try their luck at fantasy football. One of the biggest mistakes inexperienced owners can make is drafting certain ...

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  25. For Seattle Mariners, Mike Carp Can Be Biggest Surprise of the Season

    Sometimes, it just takes 10 years to become an overnight success. Just ask the ugly duckling, that one girl everyone knows who became really attractive one summer or Mariners slugger Mike Carp...

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