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.
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.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.
Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
Former Phillies General Manager Pat Gillick was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his second shutout of the season, outdueling Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 2-0 win over the Phillies on Sunday.
Shane Victorino had a two-run double and two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Saturday night.
Michael Pineda took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Ichiro Suzuki had three hits and the Seattle Mariners ended the Philadelphia Phillies’ season-high seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory on Friday night.