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Mariners sign Fernando Rodney

The Seattle Mariners have signed Fernando Rodney to a 2 year, 14 million dollar contract. Rodney will assume the closer role that the Mariners identified as a need early in the offseason. Rodney, soon to be 37 years old is a season removed from a dominant 2012 campaign where he earned all-star honors and posted… Read More ›

Angels Acquire Greinke from Brewers

The Angels acquired another All Star today to bolster their rotation. It was announced that Zack Greinke has been traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Los Angeles Angels for three minor league players. The deal includes the Angels number one prospect shortstop Jean Segura. Greinke is currently 9-3 with a 3.44 ERA. He was… Read More ›

Dodgers Trade For Hanley Ramirez

We don’t get to too much national news here at NWSJ but I thought I’d keep all you baseball fans informed. Late night reports are coming in that the Dodgers have acquired 3-time all-star SS/3B Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins for a couple minor league prospects.

Ichiro Going… Going… Gone

We have all heard the news by now, Ichiro has played his last game in a Mariners uniform. In fact, in almost a too good to be true scenario, he was able to walk over to the visitor clubhouse and join his new team for game 1 of the series. Just 24 hours has passed… Read More ›

Mariners’ Youth Excuse Grows Old

We have all fallen ill over watching the Mariners the last several years. Yet, we continue watching. We continue believing the higher-ups as they unveil their plans and beg for our patience. We are continuously convinced to wait and appreciate the talent that is nearing fruition. Instead, we watch as the Mariners next move becomes… Read More ›

The Frustration Grows (Even More…)

As we roll into the All Star break, the Mariners are holding onto their firm grasp of last place and are approaching the worst record in baseball. As I continue to watch these games, and get more frustrated, I can’t help but feel more and more sorry for our only All Star. King Felix Hernandez again… Read More ›

Peguero Provides Power

Carlos Peguero has been called up while the struggling Hector Noesi heads to Tacoma.  I can understand the skepticism in being excited about the call up of a career .196 hitter, but I think he can provide the spark the Mariners need.  Its been tough watching the Mariners this year, mostly because they are so… Read More ›

Mariners Offense Soars In Oakland

The Seattle Mariners opened up their 2012 season, again, this weekend in Oakland. I had much doubt, like many, in the horrible offense the Mariners showed us in Japan. However, after compiling 26 hits and 15 runs in two games versus Oakland, one must wonder if Jack Zduriencik’s plan is coming to fruition. Chone Figgins is unexpectedly… Read More ›

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