1. In My Book: A JJ Putz For JJ Hardy Trade Makes Sense

    The Milwaukee Brewers were known for their youth in 2008. In 2009, it seems they are trying to get even younger. The Brewers are actively shopping Prince Fielder, Mike Cameron and JJ Hardy...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 525 reads 8 comments

  2. Teams Set To Gamble at Higher Than Normal Stakes In Las Vegas Winter Meetings

    In the Las Vegas winter meetings I expect everyone to be busy. Scott Boras will be topping them all, being as he is many of the top of the line player's agent...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  3. In My Book...My 2009 MLB Fantasy Team

    Major league baseball is full of talented veterans, rookies and guys in their prime. In Fantasy baseball, the trick is to get who you can get for the best value...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 1,493 reads 18 comments

  4. In My Book... Mariners Moving Carlos Silva To Bullpen Makes Sense

    The Seattle Mariners have a few money pits on their team. Yes, they are bad deals, but now it's trying to make the best of them. I think Carlos Silva would do better in the bullpen...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  5. AL West All-Star Team

    The Al West is one of the worst divisions in the league. So I decided to make my own all-star team. This list if players that are currently enrolled with the team (that includes free-agents)...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 156 reads 3 comments

  6. In My Book...| Jerry Hairston Jr. Is Next Seattle Mariner, Followed By...

    A possible return of Ken Griffey Jr. to the Seattle Mariners has all the fans hyped up. The problem is to show Griffey they can be a winning team. A lot of Cincinnati Reds free agents are candidates for the Seattle Mariners voids they need to fill...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 437 reads 0 comments

  7. In My Book... Seattle Mariners Had a Winning Season

    The Seattle Mariners had a 61-101 record in 2008. The second worst in the majors, yet I believe the Mariners had a winning season...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 206 reads 3 comments

  8. Contract Season = Career Season: An Evaluation Of The Relationship

    Every year there is a few players who have career years. You know what I mean, like Adrian Beltre in 2004, Manny Ramirez in 2008 or even CC Sabathia in 2008...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  9. Mets, Mariners, Rangers and Marlins Way To Domination

    Many teams are on the verge of the playoffs, some farther off than others but all have little secrets to success. Four teams stand out to me here, the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, New York Mets and the Florida Marlins...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 139 reads 6 comments

  10. Junichi Tazawa Signs With Boston Red Sox

    Junichi Tazawa is finally on the Boston Red Sox. He has decided to follow fellow country man Dasuke Matzuzaka in the Boston Red Sox pitching staff...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 86 reads 3 comments

  11. Joe Mauer Heads Top Five Fantasy Baseball Catchers

    Fantasy Baseball has two week positions where if you don't draft the elite, you'll end up with squat. The weakest of the two is probably the catcher. I hope this list can help you when you draft your 2009 line up...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 169 reads 1 comments

  12. Jack Zduirencik's No. 1 Priority Should Be Pitching

    The Seattle Mariners are said to have their priority on offense. In my book, pitching is the bigger issue. Not new pitching (although Ben Sheets would be a nice acquisition), but sign ...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  13. Seatle Mariners Off Season Overview: Bedard, Ibanez and Putz

    The Seattle Mariners need to make some off season changes. That is no question, but people are wondering how, when and who? Free Agents: The Seattle Mariners have recently signed 1B, 3B, and OF Russell Branyan...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 458 reads 0 comments

  14. Zduirencik Is a Genius: Mariners Sign Russel Branyan to One-Year Deal

    The Seattle Mariners new general manager Jack Zduriencik is a genius. Letting go of Willie Bloomquist and Miguel Cairo was a great move, with all the prospects coming up the team needs to see what they got...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 414 reads 8 comments

  15. Top 10 Hitting Baseball Players of 2008

    This year was a low year for hitters, no one reached 50 home runs and no one in the AL even hit 40 home runs. But there was still a lot of good ball players out there hitting balls out of the park...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 1,063 reads 7 comments

  16. Prince Fielder Going To Mariners? Signs Point to Yes

    The Seattle Mariners went through more first baseman last season than thought possible. The Millwaukee Brewers had one solid power first baseman, Prince Fielder. The Mariners now need a power-hitting first baseman, and Prince Fielder would be a great fit.

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 1,140 reads 7 comments

  17. Top 10 24-Year Old and Under Players; No. 1: Hanley Ramirez

    Major League Baseball is stocked with young baseball players. Some have made their mark, some have yet to do so, but surely will. Here is my top ten: 1. Hanley Ramirez, Florida Marlins Putting up MVP seasons and only 24-years old...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 981 reads 12 comments

  18. Who Did the Mariners Make an Offer to? Could it Be Ben Sheets?

    The Seattle Mariners have been staying fairly silent this off-season. Until now; Today the Seattle Mariners made an offer to a free-agent name unknown...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 502 reads 1 comments

  19. Baseball Savior Ken Griffey, Jr.'s Contribution to Seattle

    One young pitcher in a Seattle Mariner uniform tries to stall on pitching to Seattle legend Ken Griffey, Jr. on his return to Seattle with the Cincinnati Reds on June 22, 2007...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 504 reads 0 comments

  20. What Ever Happened to the Home Run? A Look at "The Disappearance"

    In 2008, there was lack of home runs. In the American League, no one even reached 40. In the National, league Ryan Howard got 48 and Adam Dunn got 40. The home run is disappearing from baseball...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 159 reads 8 comments

  21. CC Heading West? Halos More Than Pondering CC Sabathia

    The Angels had complete dominance in the AL West in 2008. The trade that sent Mark Texiera to the L.A. Angels of Anaheim was not meant to ensure a playoff spot but to work on the World Series...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 484 reads 2 comments

  22. October 1st, 2004 . Ichiro Breaks George Sislers Single Season Hit Record

    I was pulling into the parking garage as the announcer was saying "Welcome to Safeco Field, we have an exiting game today in store for you as Ichiro Suzuki will try and break George Sisler's single season hit record of 257"...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 414 reads 0 comments

  23. Lou Piniela Says Starting Pitching's Set, but He Still Needs a Left-Handed Bat

    It has been widely rumored that the Chicago Cubs are looking to trade for 2007 Cy Young Award Winner Jake Peavy. Peavy, who pitches for the San Diego Padres, was 10-11 with an ERA of 2...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  24. Who's on First? Seattle Mariners Next First Baseman?

    The Mariners had a disastrous 2008 season, plagued with injuries and problems behind the plate and at first base. They released Jose Vidro and Richie Sexson last season so Miguel Cairo had plenty of playing time...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 299 reads 10 comments

  25. Yuniesky Betancourt: The Next Ryan Ludwick

    In 2007, Ryan Ludwick was little known; in 2008, Yuniesky Betancourt is very little known. Last September, Betancourt batted .343, and throughout the season he batted .318 home...

    Ben Brown Written by Ben Brown about over 5 years ago 274 reads 1 comments