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Seattle University Baseball Scouting Reports Part 2

I was able to see Seattle University’s baseball team for the second time this year, this time, against Dallas Baptist in WAC conference play. The starting pitcher was Skyler Genger, a freshman right-hander. He doesn’t have a real fluid delivery, with some real jerk in it. He gets on top of the ball well, and […]

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Seattle University Baseball Scouting Reports

Thanks to their addition to the WAC this season (along with the additions of Texas State and Dallas Baptist), Seattle University’s baseball team played against Texas State, which was a day trip for me, but close enough that I wanted to go see them. Garrett Anderson is a sophomore left-handed pitcher with good size (6-3 […]

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Thoughts on King Felix and Shawn Kelly

Thursday was a big day in Mariner land. It was announced that the Mariners signed King Felix to a long-term deal, and then officially signed Kelly Shoppach. To make room they designated Shawn Kelly for assignment, and just for good measure signed Joe Saunders. King Felix becomes the highest paid pitcher in baseball. These large […]

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Can We Quantify the “Marine Air Effect” at Safeco?

With the fences at Safeco Field moving in for the 2013 season, and the Mariners moving away from a defensive heavy approach to one that relies more on the home run, we expect to see more offense in Safeco, instead of the near unprecedented offensive black hole that Seattle was in 2012. Of course, while […]

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Mariners Claim Future Tacoma Rainier Scott Cousins

The Mariners have claimed Scott Cousins off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Cousins never played for the Blue Jays. He was designated for assignment by the Marlins (who drafted him in 2006. Cousins had played his whole career with them) and claimed by the Blue Jays in October. The Blue Jays almost immediately designated […]