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Seattle Mariners’ pitching staff nothing like 2014

The Seattle Mariners have struggled this season and are not living up to the preseason hype. Can they turn it around, or will the pitching staff cost them? 7 more words

Baseball

Rodney Blows First Save, M's Fall To Dodgers 6-5

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fernando Rodney had another chance to do his customary bow-and-arrow pantomime bit. This time, however, former teammate Howie Kendrick stuck him with his first blown save of the season. 841 more words

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Mariners Put Out Interesting Lineup

Tonight, the Mariners take on the dynamic Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, so the Mariners will lose their designated hitter position, as will the Dodgers. 572 more words

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Why McClendon should not have used Rodney on Sunday

Many relief pitchers have a problem coming into the 9th in non-save situation. It is likely that thinking the lead is safe the pitcher throws strikes to get outs, but the strikes are too good and hits come, not outs; or the pitcher is relaxed and throws balls just out of the strike zone.  292 more words

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How the Detroit Tigers were made: A look at how each player on the roster was acquired

On Monday 25 players found themselves wearing the Old English D, standing shoulder to shoulder on the foul line as the national anthem played at Comerica Park. 606 more words

Tigers

Churchill: Mariners Start Path With Win

SEATTLE, WA. (1090 The Fan) — While starting the season strong isn’t necessary, it’s much preferred to the alternative — a loss on Opening Day. At home. 574 more words

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Looking at the M's with a critical eye

The bandwagon for the Mariners is growing more and more crowded as SI put Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano on one of its regional covers.  I’m hoping for the best as M’s steam into the closing weeks of the Cactus League schedule. 866 more words