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  1. Stat Shots: Opening Day factoids

    Rob Neyer

    ESPN Stats & Information provides a statistical breakdown of teams, players and MLB history....

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  2. M's never deserved their narrative

    Rob Neyer

    Posnanski on the 2010 Seattle Mariners and unrealistic expectations: It all seems so obvious now, doesn't it? Bringing back Ken Griffey Jr.? Trading for Milton Bradley? Giving 32-year-old Chone Figgins (and his lifetime 99 OPS+) a big-money, four-y...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  3. Junior overstays welcome (but not by much)

    Rob Neyer

    Well, this is about as graceful as it could be: "While I feel I am still able to make a contribution on the field and nobody in the Mariners front office has asked me to retire, I told the Mariners when I met with them prior to the 2009 season and ...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  4. Was Junior sleeping on the job?

    Rob Neyer

    Greg Johns on a juicy report: For those wondering how much longer Ken Griffey Jr.'s run will last with the Seattle Mariners, Tacoma News Tribune beat writer Larry LaRue has an answer. LaRue wrote a blog post this morning speculating the end is n...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  5. Saying goodbye to Junior (or not)

    Rob Neyer

    John McGrath on a Grand Goodbye that's not yet been scheduled: The season's final homestand at Safeco Field figured to be a bye week for Mariners fans. They would gather inside the secular cathedral south of downtown Seattle for six goodbye ...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  6. Everybody loves Junior

    Rob Neyer

    As Ken Griffey Jr., the All-Time Greatest Mariner, (OK, I suppose Edgar Martinez has a claim on that title, too, but bear with me please) probably enters the last few weeks of his time with the organization, Steve Kelley believes things have turned o...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  7. It's late, but Junior's heating up

    Rob Neyer

    David Pinto makes a couple of good points about Junior: Ken Griffey, Jr. hit home run number 14 Monday night, part of a two-hit, two RBI night that led to a 3-1 Seattle victory over the Athletics. Griffey provided little offense this season, and giv...

    Blog | August 25, 2009
  8. Rob Neyer: Finally Anderson has a contract that's good for all

    Rob Neyer

    No, the Braves lost out on Ken Griffey Jr. at the last moment. And yes, Tim Hudson was really, really mad about it. But Garret Anderson might be a pretty decent consolation prize, right? Or maybe even more than that? Atlanta may have wanted Griffey...

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2009
  9. Griffey move not about baseball

    Rob Neyer

    How often should Ken Griffey Jr. wear one of those big, floppy, jai alai paddles on his right hand? USS Mariner's Dave Cameron works through the math and concludes: It would make sense to start Ken Griffey Jr. in [left field] in 2009 on days where ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2009
  10. Hoping Junior-M's relationship doesn't end badly

    Rob Neyer

    Larry Stone of the Seattle Times writes about the move that's going to turn the M's around: With talks apparently progressing rapidly between Ken Griffey Jr. and the Mariners, the last obstacle to Griffey's long-anticipated return to Seattle could ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2009
  11. Who'll pass Bonds? Chances are, it's A-Rod

    Rob Neyer

    Now that Barry Bonds is the HR king, who'll pass him? The Favorite Toy says it's A-Rod, by a long shot.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007
  12. Try topping Aaron, Mays, Robinson

    Rob Neyer

    The historic collection of Bonds-Griffey-Sosa won't be the best ever. That honor belongs to the 1957 NL team.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2004
  13. Rays-ed expectations

    Rob Neyer

    The Devil Rays are young and loaded with potential, but are they for real or just an 11-game comet?

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2004
  14. Griffey not in top 5 ... yet

    Rob Neyer

    Ken Griffey Jr. is almost certain to be a Hall of Famer, but is Junior one of the five greatest center fielders?

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2004
  15. Griffey bound for Cooperstown

    Rob Neyer

    While Ken Griffey Jr. in recent years has been a shell of his former self, he's still on course to wind up in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2004
  16. Staying healthy key for Griffey, Jenkins

    Rob Neyer

    Ken Griffey Jr. and Geoff Jenkins can only hope the injury bug doesn't bite them yet again in '04.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2004