As the countdown to a new season continues, the Mariners are hard at work preparing Safeco Field for Opening Day. This week, they began tearing up the field to make way for a new warning track.
Internally, there is still plenty of speculation about the ways the Mariners will spruce up their roster by spring training.
Guiding Human Behavior Via Guerrilla Social Media Techniques: A Study — In other words, Jeff Sullivan is here to explain the method and results behind his constant badgering of Brandon McCarthy on Twitter.
Baseball Stories III: Baseball Coverage in the Black and White Era — Pro Ball NW’s Brendan Gawlowski shares a few of his favorite tales from the days of the Seattle Rainiers.
Ichiro and the failure of Seattle — Although the ache of Ichiro’s departure has dulled since July, there is still plenty of blame to fall on the Mariners franchise for, as it was so delicately put, a wasted career.
Post-Hamilton, Mariners should plunge forward, with Bourn as a potential prize — Having missed out on the bigger fish in the free agent pool, the Mariners are currently facing pressure to find a player that provides an offensive boost, attracts other promising hitters, and pulls fans back into the park. Larry Stone outlines his plan for the team, honing in on outfielder Michael Bourn.
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