(AP) – Taijuan Walker had just been recalled by the Seattle Mariners when manager Lloyd McClendon detailed his expectations for the young pitcher prior to a road game against the Oakland Athletics last season. Walker responded with a […]
Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.
If the Seattle Mariners are going to find their way into the postseason for the first time in more than a decade, they’ll need to be the best road team in the American League for […]
With his team mired in a tough stretch, Oakland manager Bob Melvin was worried about missed opportunities – especially when a pitch in the dirt with the bases loaded in the 10th inning didn’t scoot […]
A little more than a month ago, Oakland’s lead over the Seattle Mariners was double figures. After Friday night, the A’s advantage is down to a half-game. “It’s not ideal,” Oakland outfielder Jonny Gomes said. […]
Jon Lester did just about everything the Oakland Athletics had hoped he would do in big games against big pitchers during the season’s stretch run. The A’s just didn’t do enough for him – again. […]
Today’s installment of the Grant Napear Show opened with discussion of the weekend’s arrest of San Francisco 49er’s defensive end Ray McDonald and his attendance at practice this week, as well as the likelihood he […]
Sonny Gray already had a tough start when Endy Chavez bounced a chopper through a vacant middle infield and turned a single into a two-run double. The Oakland Athletics nearly rallied in the ninth inning […]
Adam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began. Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a […]
The MLB pennant chases are heating up, meaning it’s time to make some predictions as to how the awards races will shake down. The AL MVP is a close, compelling race that features several players […]
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.