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Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is among the top Cy Young contenders in 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: 2014 Cy Young Candidates

Prospect Insider’s Adam H. Wong presents the top Cy Young candidates in each league.

1090 The Fan–03/13/2014

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

Ralph Kiner in 2011 (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Slugger Ralph Kiner Dies At 91

Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.

1090 The Fan–02/06/2014

Tanaka played in the World Baseball Classic, but is headed to Major League Baseball in 2014.  (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Churchill: Buzz On Tanaka, Mariners On Fire

Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.

1090 The Fan–01/07/2014

Russell Wilson (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/12: Wilson Sticking To Football

Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders did it well.  Michael Jordan not so much.  Russell Wilson tried it before.  They are all tremendous athletes who have been good enough to take a stab at professional  baseball. […]

1090 The Fan–12/12/2013

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MLB Looks To Ban Home Plate Collisions

Home plate collisions may be leaving Major League Baseball, but the arguments surrounding the controversial tactic are definitely not going anywhere.

1090 The Fan–12/10/2013

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Mariners Must Make Cano Signing Count

With unofficial word coming out Friday that the Seattle Mariners and free agent second baseman Robinson Cano have come to terms at 10 years and $240 million, the M’s have one job: Make it count.

1090 The Fan–12/06/2013

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Mariners Eyeing Bats (Surprise!)

The Seattle Mariners have put their eggs in all baskets in terms of their search for more offense. Who’s on their radar?

11/26/2013

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Seattle Mariners: The Franchise That Forever Rebuilds?

It feels like the descent into the layer with all the league’s bottom-dwellers started soon after the home-opening win on April 8. So, it’s only appropriate for Todd Pheifer of the Bleacher Report to ask: Will the rebuilding project ever end?

1090 The Fan–04/22/2013

file photo of lab work with blood testing (Getty Images)

Next Year In MLB: Random, Unannounced In-Season Blood Testing

The anti-doping effort in Major League Baseball gained significant ground Thursday after the league and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced a tweak to their Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

1090 The Fan–01/10/2013

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