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04-14

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Transaction Analysis: Franklin and Stash
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Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque

04-14

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Prospectus Feature: Taylor Motter's Flow
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Daniel Rathman

04-06

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Deep, But Playable: Blind to the Present
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Craig Goldstein

03-31

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Swing Change: Leonys Martin
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Parker Hageman

03-30

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Flu-Like Symptoms: Extreme Makeover: American League Edition
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Rob Mains

03-24

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Seattle Mariners
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Nathan Bishop

03-13

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Short Relief: Fallen Heroes, Anonymous Foot Soldiers, and Dale Sveum
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Holly Wendt, Mo Bjonski and Patrick Dubuque

03-10

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Short Relief: Naming Names, Punctuating Homers, and Scouting Scouts
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Matt Sussman, Mary Craig and Meg Rowley

02-21

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Cold Takes: Smoak on the Roster
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Patrick Dubuque

02-17

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Players Prefer Presentation: Breaking Lind
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Meg Rowley

02-03

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Transaction Analysis: We Are (Still) Tuffy Gosewisch
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Patrick Dubuque

01-31

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Cold Takes: Unofficially Unretired
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Patrick Dubuque

01-17

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Cold Takes: Stan Javier Saves a No-Hitter
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Patrick Dubuque

01-13

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Tools of Ignorance: Cornered
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Jeff Quinton

01-13

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Transaction Analysis: Can't Stop, Won't Stop
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Bryan Grosnick and Brendan Gawlowski

01-11

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Transaction Analysis: Mariners Move Deck Chairs
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Bryan Grosnick

01-10

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Cold Takes: A Season Before Dying
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Patrick Dubuque

12-13

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Transaction Analysis: Replacing Ortiz
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Dustin Palmateer and Matthew Trueblood

11-28

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Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and Scenery
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Bryan Grosnick and Rob Mains

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: Career-Years and Old Upside
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Jeff Quinton, Wilson Karaman and Bret Sayre

11-16

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Transaction Analysis: Seattle Swag
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Dustin Palmateer, Meg Rowley, Jared Wyllys and Kenny Ducey

11-04

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Transaction Analysis: The Aoki Gambit
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Matthew Trueblood

09-26

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Cold Takes: Steve Clevenger and the Media In Your Hand
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Patrick Dubuque

08-31

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What You Need to Know: What You Need to Know: A Di(z)azter for Edwin
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Emma Baccellieri

08-18

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Some Projection Left: Finding The Next Edwin Diaz
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Christopher Crawford

08-15

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Prospectus Q&A: Dave Sims
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Tim Britton

08-10

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Transaction Analysis: Switch-Pitchers and Triple-Digit Heat
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Steve Givarz, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick

08-10

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Pebble Hunting: Somebody Is About To Strike Out 25 Batters In Nine Innings
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Sam Miller

08-05

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BP Unfiltered: Let's Always Know The Longest Baseball Play [Updated!]
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Sam Miller

08-05

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What You Need to Know: This Is How You Use Andrew Miller
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Nicolas Stellini

08-04

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Banjo Hitter: Edwin Diaz Demands Your Attention
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Aaron Gleeman

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Life of Miley
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Dustin Palmateer, Wilson Karaman and Christopher Crawford

07-28

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Transaction Analysis: Reliever Swap, Starring Storen and Benoit
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Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman

07-26

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Transaction Analysis: Made For Joaquin
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Bryan Grosnick

07-25

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Players Prefer Presentation: Year 1 Of The Scott Servais Experiment
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Meg Rowley

07-21

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Transaction Analysis: The Legend of Vogelbach, Now In Seattle
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Christopher Crawford, Rian Watt and Brendan Gawlowski

07-21

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What You Need to Know: Seattle's Got A Neat Trick
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Demetrius Bell

07-20

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Life at the Margins: Seager See, Seager Do
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Rian Watt

07-12

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Cold Takes: Wade LeBlanc's Surprises
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Patrick Dubuque

07-10

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Players Prefer Presentation: A Typology of Losing
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Meg Rowley

06-21

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Transaction Analysis: The St. Louis Outfield Shuffle
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Grant Jones, Christopher Crawford and Bryan Grosnick

06-16

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What You Need to Know: 4,257*
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Demetrius Bell

06-16

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Prospectus Feature: Ichiro!'s Exclamation Point
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Aaron Gleeman

06-07

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What You Need to Know: James Paxton's 101s
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Daniel Rathman

06-06

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Transaction Analysis: Escape From L.A.
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Bryan Grosnick and Brendan Gawlowski

06-05

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Players Prefer Presentation: The Hoping is the Hardest Part
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Meg Rowley

06-01

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Transaction Analysis: Only The Loney
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Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick

05-26

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Players Prefer Presentation: Let Ballparks Get Old
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Meg Rowley

05-12

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Players Prefer Presentation: The Jerk's Guide to Being a Jerk
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Meg Rowley

05-12

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What You Need to Know: Max Scherzer Is Our Greatest Active Historic-Start Pitcher
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Demetrius Bell

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What does college poetry have to do with Stan Javier? Everything.

It’s late. Outside my window, across the valley, porch lights twinkle; behind me, my wife watches a documentary about German expatriates in the Galapagos. There is, yet again, no baseball. I have spent half an hour reading poetry I wrote in college. I should be writing about the Hall of Fame. I do not want to write about the Hall of Fame. I want to write about Stan Javier.

Sometimes we are deep and sometimes we are not deep, and sometimes we just want to feel deep, that warm comfortable blanket of wisdom in seeing something and understanding it, having words for it. This is one of those times and I am sorry. I am sorry that I have chosen this, if in fact I have.

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January 13, 2017 6:00 am

Tools of Ignorance: Cornered

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Jeff Quinton

Is there an inefficiency to be exploited by taking so-so center fielders and playing them in a corner?

The Mariners have added Jarrod Dyson and Mitch Haniger to their outfield this offseason and they already had Leonys Martin. The Rays traded Drew Smyly for a group of prospects, which they insisted (to at least some extent) include Mallex Smith, and they already had Kevin Kiermaier. I think the Mariners and Rays made these trades because they thought high-end corner outfield defense was undervalued.

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January 13, 2017 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

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Bryan Grosnick and Brendan Gawlowski

Jerry Dipoto refuses to stop making trades, this time roping the Braves and Rays into his addiction.

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Seattle picks up Yovani Gallardo and Jarrod Dyson, Baltimore adds Seth Smith, and Kansas City brings in Nate Karns.

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Do the Mariners have one last push in them before the inevitable rebuild arrives?

It almost worked. Last offseason incoming Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto took over an aging roster full of heavy contracts and busted prospects, applied a slathering of industrial-grade spackle, and nearly assembled a playoff team. An instant teardown would have been acceptable, if not welcomed; certainly, Mariners fans had been through more than one. But the idea was that the team’s core of Felix Hernandez, Kyle Seager, Nelson Cruz, and Robinson Cano was worth a shot. The Salts won 86 games and fell a weekend short of the postseason for the second time in three years.

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December 13, 2016 9:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Replacing Ortiz

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Dustin Palmateer and Matthew Trueblood

Boston tries to replace David Ortiz with defense, Seattle adds more depth on the cheap, and Arizona gets bang for its bullpen buck.

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Atlanta adds super-utility man Sean Rodriguez, Andrew Cashner goes home, and the Rays and Mariners make their annual offseason swap.

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Hold the turkey! Arizona and Seattle made a big pre-Thanksgiving swap.

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Danny Valencia stays in the AL West, Will Middlebrooks gets his latest chance, and the Braves go bargain shopping.

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Houston takes advantage of a unique contract situation, but will it even pay off?

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Steve Clevenger's tweets got him suspended by the Mariners, but the issue runs deeper than one backup catcher.

The Mariners' Social Media Night was set in a Spartan venue: seven tall chairs arranged against the outside wall of the stadium, with the faded brick of Pioneer Square and a single American flag as the backdrop. The gray concrete combined with a mixture of wind and crowd noise to give the event a strangely somber air considering the nature of the proceedings. Somewhere around 50 fans, clutching free t-shirts and sipping complimentary beverages, clapped as members of the social media team, local press, and players took turns talking about their social media experiences.

Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto arrived and took the microphone, and the natural question arose: do you have an overarching policy for how players should behave on social media?

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Ubaldo Jimenez's surprising palatability, a rare off-night for Edwin Diaz, and more from Tuesday's slate of games.

The Tuesday Takeaway
The number that describes Ubaldo Jimenez’s performance as a starter this year is perhaps not one of his individual stats, but instead one of the Orioles’ collective ones—a team rotation DRA of 4.65. Baltimore’s starters have been the worst of any team with a winning record, and yet Jimenez struggled so greatly that he was deemed unfit even for them. After a month in the bullpen, however, Jimenez is back as a starter courtesy of Chris Tillman’s trip to the disabled list. And two outings in, his return to the rotation been remarkably not bad. By the standard he set as a starter earlier this year, remarkably good, even! (When that standard involves averaging fewer than five innings per game and putting up an ERA over 7, “remarkably good” is perhaps not so hard to come by, but regardless.)


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