Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
Cano had four hits and drove in three runs. Cruz connected for his 20th homer on his 35th birthday.
All-Star second baseman smacked on the left temple, as Angels’ infielders were getting loose for the seventh inning
Taijuan Walker continued to command the strike zone and excel with runners in scoring position, which helps explain why the Seattle Mariners’ 22-year-old right-hander has reeled off four straight wins.
Felix Hernandez didn’t feel like he was at his best Monday night. Unfortunately for the Mariners’ ace, he needed a near-perfect outing to avoid a loss after receiving little support from his offense.
Walker struck out a career-high 11 while pitching into the seventh inning in a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Driveline Baseball’s Kyle Boddy stops by to discuss player development and training, including rehabbing from injuries. Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson chat about what to do with Robinson Cano, whether or not it’s time to stick a fork in the Seattle Mariners and why the club isn’t likely to be an aggressive seller at next month’s trade deadline.
The best word to describe the Seattle Mariners offense may be “enigmatic”
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the woes of the Seattle Mariners, what might be next and whether or not Jack Zduriencik will or should survive if the club doesn’t dramatically turn around their season.
When I served in the Navy, I had the privilege of working with a superb aircraft maintenance officer and a dynamic leader who was simply known throughout Naval Aviation as “Big John.” On one particular […]