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5 Storylines to Follow Ahead of MLB Opening Day

Spring training came to a close earlier this week, and the 162 game regular season grind is about to begin. Major League Baseball has the longest regular season of all professional sports, which means that how you start is usually less important than how you finish. While that might make it seem like the beginning […]

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MLB Roundup: Number Retirement, Players Weekend and Food Safety – Oh My!

Major League Baseball news tends to cool off after the All-Star break and the trade deadline, but a number retirement and some big announcements added some excitement to the month of August. Even if your team isn’t in the playoff hunt, there’s still some things to be interested and excited about around the league. Below […]

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MLB: 5 Things to Watch for After the All-Star Break

The American League won the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game last night by a score of 4-2 over the National League. The game, taking place at San Diego’s Petco Park, marked the fourth American League win in a row, giving them home field advantage once again during the World Series. Besides David Ortiz saying […]

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A Mariners Fan’s Thoughts on Edgar Martinez and the Hall of Fame

For Mariners fans last Wednesday’s reveal of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voting results was a big one. Ken Griffey Jr. became the first player to go into the Hall of Fame as a Seattle Mariner and also received the most votes ever for an inductee, with his name being left off only […]

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Why the Mariners Need Edgar Martinez to Be Their Next Great Hitting Coach

On Saturday, the Seattle Mariners named Edgar Martinez their new hitting coach. Martinez, arguably the greatest player in Mariners history and a potential future selection to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, was hired to improve an offense that ranks last or near the bottom in all major offensive categories. This hiring is practically […]

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It May Not Be Cooperstown But Dan Wilson Deserves This Hall Of Fame

On the outside, Dan Wilson’s career statistics do not appear Hall of Fame worthy. A batting average of .262. A total of 88 home runs and 519 runs batted in. Though his .995 career fielding percentage and many of his other fielding statistics are some of the best all-time for a catcher, it would take […]

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Pitcher Perfect: Three Months of Magic on the Mound

In baseball, the number of runs is what determines the winners and the losers—at least according to the scoreboard. All the hits and trips to home plate are the results of power and strategy by the men in the batter’s box and the ones rounding the bases. However, it’s the men on the mound on […]

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