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AL West

Chip Hale congratulates Jed Lowrie (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

West Teams Chase Low-Budget Athletics

While New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball’s top divisions again in 2014.

1090 The Fan–03/28/2014

Derek Jeter playing shortstop during a game at Safeco Field in 2010 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A Statistical Look At Derek Jeter Vs. The Mariners

Derek Jeter’s retirement after the 2014 season will come as a relief to Cleveland Indians fans. The future Hall of Fame shortstop’s numbers against the Seattle Mariners, however, may surprise you.


Raul Ibanez and the Yankees celebrate his 12th inning walk-off homer in the 2012 playoffs (Getty Images)

Welcome Back Raul: M’s Sign Ibanez

Raul Ibanez, who has eight years worth of service as a Seattle Mariner, looks to be joining the team for a third time.

CBS Seattle–12/22/2012

Blake Beaven (Getty Images)

Beaven Sharp, Offense Not In M’s 2-1 Loss

After the start of Sunday’s game was delayed more than two hours by rain, Mariners starter Blake Beavan worked seven innings in a 2-1 loss to the AL West-leading Texas Rangers, the team that drafted him in the first round five years ago out of nearby Irving High School.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2012

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MLB Roundup: American League West

The season to date in the AL West is best summed up by one word: fireworks.