Edgar Martinez

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 20: Newly hired hitting coach Edgar Martinez #11 (center) of the Seattle Mariners talks with outfield coach Andy Van Slyke #43 as Robinson Cano #22 listens in prior to the game against the Houston Astros at Safeco Field on June 20, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Martinez replaced Howard Johnson. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Hire Edgar Martinez As Hitting Coach, Reassign HoJo

The Seattle Mariners are looking to the past to reinvigorate the worst hitting team in baseball, hiring Edgar Martinez as their hitting coach on Saturday and reassigning Howard Johnson to the minor league system.


Edgar Martinez doubles home the game winning runs in Game five of the 1995 ALDS  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Snyder: Examining Edgar Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Case

Over the course of an 18-year career Martinez hit .312/.418/.515 with 2247 hits, 514 doubles, 309 home runs, 1261 RBI and 1219 runs scored. He walked more times (1283) than he struck out (1202).

1090 The Fan–12/26/2013

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Listen To The Steve Sandmeyer Show – Wednesday, September 25th

Steve, Bill, & Jason talk with Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate, Seattle Times UW Husky Football beat writer Adam Jude, CBS Sports Radio Host John Feinstein, and former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez

1090 The Fan–09/25/2013

Former Mariners great, Ken Griffey Jr. waves to the crowd as he is introduced during a ceremony inducting him into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame.   (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Emotional Griffey Honored By Seattle Mariners

Ken Griffey Jr. kept telling stories, continued to acknowledge his appreciation to the fans and reminisced about his career, even as the scheduled game time came and went.

1090 The Fan–08/12/2013

Sports writers taking part in this year's Hall of Fame vote aren't seeing Edgar Martinez the way we want them to. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

HOF Complaints: Edgar Martinez ‘One Dimensional’

Writers voting for the MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2013 aren’t giving Edgar Martinez Hall of Fame treatment by any stretch.

1090 The Fan–01/08/2013