Browsing Category : AL West

Los Angeles Angels already playing Catch-up


What does Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Jared Weaver, and Mike Scioscia get you after 33 games? The answer is a 11-22 record and 4th place in the AL West. You know your team has major issues when you’re only 1.5 games ahead of the Houston Astros. At 9.5 games behind the Texas Rangers, this may end up being…

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Josh Hamilton signs with the Los Angeles Angels


The prized free agent of this off season, Josh Hamilton, was signed today by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. This gives the Angels probably the most feared heart of the lineup of any MLB team this season. Any opposing pitcher will be shaking in their cleats when they see Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton, and Albert Pujols coming up to…

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Yankees Pursue Josh Hamilton


While rumors persist about the genuineness of the New York Yankees interest in Josh Hamilton, some outlets are reporting that the Bombers are running background checks on the outfielder.  The Phillies have shown some recent interest, but, as everyone else, seem wary of Hamilton’s considerable baggage.  Jon Heyman, a Collective Fans favorite, at CBS Sports spoke to a rival GM who wondered aloud…

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Bats Wanted in Seattle!!!!!


As Free Agency begins for all MLB teams, I really hope the Seattle Mariners can find someone who can swing a baseball bat.  In the American League I looked team by team and compared how many players on each team had more than 20 HR’s, how many had more than 86 RBIs and how many had higher than a .260…

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Mariners Hire Dave Hansen as Hitting Coach


A couple days ago the Seattle Mariners found their guy to replace Chris Chambliss as the hitting coach.  That guy is Dave Hansen, who finished his MLB career in Seattle in 2005.  It will be the 11th hitting coach in the past 12 seasons for the M’s.  I love how they went out and got a former Mariner.  He too…

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Top 25 All Time Seattle Mariners


One of my fellow writers did his 25 man all-time roster for the Mets and it got me thinking about my Seattle Mariners.  So here is a list of my all-time Mariners.  I came up with 25 players with 17 position players and 8 pitchers. Catcher – Dan Wilson – played in 1251 games for Seattle and drove in 508…

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2012 Postseason Format Huge Success for MLB; Selig


It’s tempting to dive into the statistics and back stories of any one of the riveting MLB LDS games that we’ve been treated to over the last 48 hours. Just ahead of another round of 2 more game 5’s, it may be a good idea to step back and give MLB; Bud Selig a bit of credit. Four series, four…

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