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Ty Kelly Scouting Report

Ty Kelly Scouting Report

Clint Hulsey June 30, 2013 0

The Mariners have acquired minor leaguer Ty Kelly from the Baltimore Orioles, trading away Eric Thames. Thames was designated for assignment when the team brought up Brad Miller earlier this week. Thames was hitting

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What Went Wrong: Jesus Montero’s 2013

What Went Wrong: Jesus Montero’s 2013

Clint Hulsey May 25, 2013 0

Jesus Montero’s 2013 season has gone about as badly as it could have. Montero was sent down in part because of his defense, as the Mariners seem to be finally moving towards giving up

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Hector Noesi as a Starter

Hector Noesi as a Starter

Clint Hulsey May 17, 2013 0

Aaron Harang was scratched with back stiffness on Thursday, meaning the Mariners had to turn to Hector Noesi to make a spot start against his old team, the Yankees, in the hitter friendly ballpark.

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A Deep Look at Aaron Harang and Meta-Narratives

A Deep Look at Aaron Harang and Meta-Narratives

Clint Hulsey April 11, 2013 0

The Mariners traded right-handed reliever Steven Hensley and some cash to acquire Aaron Harang from the Colorado Rockies. Harang is a 34 year old who has started 293 games in the Majors. He never

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Ranking the Mariners 40 man roster in Spring Training

Ranking the Mariners 40 man roster in Spring Training

Clint Hulsey March 22, 2013 0

With Spring Training coming to an end in a little more than a week, the Mariners face some roster choices, especially when it comes to veteran minor league free agents and the 25 man

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A Chance Ruffin Obituary?

A Chance Ruffin Obituary?

Clint Hulsey March 11, 2013 0

The Mariners optioned Chance Ruffin to AAA earlier this week, sending him to minor league camp. I believe this was Ruffin’s 2nd option (year, he can be optioned and called up as many times

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I Still Don’t Get Voros McCracken’s Critique of the Mariners

I Still Don’t Get Voros McCracken’s Critique of the Mariners

Clint Hulsey March 10, 2013 3

Voros McCracken is one of the most influential sabermetricians, mainly because of his “DIPs Theory”. DIPs Theory radically changed the way pitchers were evaluating in a way that wasn’t matched until the availability of

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The Real Justin Upton Trade

The Real Justin Upton Trade

Clint Hulsey January 24, 2013 0

On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves traded for Chris Johnson and Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks, who received Martin Prado, Zeke Spruill, Randall Delgado, Nick Ahmed, and Brandon Drury.  It seemed like the mass

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Assorted Mariner Notes: Arbitration and Prospects

Assorted Mariner Notes: Arbitration and Prospects

Clint Hulsey January 21, 2013 0

Some Mariner notes have been piling up, each not really worth a full article, but the combination of which comes out to a full length article. The Mariners signed Dominican outfielder Luis Liberato according

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Mariners trade John Jaso for Michael Morse

Mariners trade John Jaso for Michael Morse

Clint Hulsey January 16, 2013 0

The Mariners, in a 3 way deal also involving the Oakland Athletics and Washington Nationals, traded John Jaso to the Oakland Athletics for Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals. Jaso will be going to

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Taijuan Walker and 60 Percent Bust Rates

Taijuan Walker and 60 Percent Bust Rates

Clint Hulsey January 14, 2013 0

Last week, the Mariners tried to trade whom many consider the best pitching prospect in baseball in a package to get Justin Upton, before Upton nixed the trade. I thought the trade was a

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The Fake Justin Upton Trade

The Fake Justin Upton Trade

Clint Hulsey January 10, 2013 0

According to reports that originally came from Foxsports.com, the Mariners and the Diamondbacks agreed to a trade that would send Justin Upton to the Mariners. However, as has long been reported, Upton has a

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Justin Upton rejects trade to Mariners

Justin Upton rejects trade to Mariners

Paul Novak January 10, 2013 0

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder, Justin Upton, who has been rumored to be traded soon now for the past three years has apparently rejected a trade that would have sent him to the Seattle Mariners. Sources:

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Mariners’ Interested in Garrett Jones?: Statistical Scouting Report

Mariners’ Interested in Garrett Jones?: Statistical Scouting Report

Clint Hulsey December 2, 2012 0

According to Geoff Baker, the Mariners may be interested in trading for Garrett Jones, a 31 year old Pittsburgh Pirate. Jones is perhaps the epitome of what the Mariners’ need offensively. He is a

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Mariners trade Trayvon Robinson for Robert Andino

Mariners trade Trayvon Robinson for Robert Andino

Clint Hulsey November 20, 2012 0

The Mariners traded Trayvon Robinson to the Baltimore Orioles for infielder Robert Andino on Tuesday. Trayvon Robinson has been written about on here quite a bit (as just typing in Trayvon Robinson into the

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Would You Trade Taijuan Walker for Billy Butler?

Would You Trade Taijuan Walker for Billy Butler?

Clint Hulsey November 17, 2012 4

According to recent reports, the Mariners “covet” Billy Butler, the Kansas City Royals slugger. In fact, they like him so much that they would be willing to trade one of their top pitching prospects

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Trade Rumors: Scouting Revere, Myers, and Hicks

Trade Rumors: Scouting Revere, Myers, and Hicks

Clint Hulsey November 8, 2012 0

The latest rumor churned from the mill has the Mariners connected to 3 young hitters, 2 from the Twins and one from the Royals.  Both teams need pitching and the thought (whether speculation or

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Power Hitting 1st Baseman: Mark Reynolds and Travis Hafner

Power Hitting 1st Baseman: Mark Reynolds and Travis Hafner

Clint Hulsey October 1, 2012 0

Travis Hafner had his option declined by the Indians, making him a free agent. Hafner had been with Cleveland since 2003 when the Texas Rangers made an ill advised trade that included a then

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Hector Noesi is back (Whether you like it or not)

Hector Noesi is back (Whether you like it or not)

Clint Hulsey September 17, 2012 0

I was going to write a pretty detailed post on Hector Noesi’s start today using both what I saw and some Pitch F/X data from today’s outing versus the Orioles against his previous big

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Casper Wells’ Plate Discipline

Casper Wells’ Plate Discipline

Clint Hulsey September 7, 2012 0

Casper Wells was one of the pieces acquired in the Doug Fister trade. Since then, he has gained love from a lot of the fans, but has been pretty inconsistent at the plate and

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Jesus Montero’s Power, Lack of Tools on Full Display

Jesus Montero’s Power, Lack of Tools on Full Display

Clint Hulsey September 2, 2012 0

Jesus Montero as a Seattle Mariner has not gone well so far. He isn’t hitting like the scouting reports said he would, and is a serious liability on the bases and in the field.

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