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  1. Where will Franklin play for Seattle?

    Joe Kaiser

    Apparently the Seattle Mariners had seen enough. The team recalled Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday, a day after being shutout for a third time in a six-day span. Where Franklin will play upon joining the M's in Texas remains a giant q...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Is 3B a possibility for Nick Franklin?

    Joe Kaiser

    Nick Franklin is one of Seattle's top young bats, yet he has no place to play on the big league club based on the way the Mariners' roster is currently constructed. Robinson Cano means second base is no longer an option, and Brad Miller's defensive e...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. No panic yet for Jays and Reyes

    AJ Mass

    As's Jayson Stark reports, "oft-injured Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is back on the disabled list after reinjuring his left hamstring in the first inning of his team's 9-2 Opening Day loss Monday to Tampa Bay." An MRI taken on ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. What position will Nick Franklin play?

    Joe Kaiser

    On Friday, it finally became official: Nick Franklin was beaten out by Brad Miller as Seattle's starting shortstop. "They both played extremely well, but Brad separated himself," Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon explained of the position battle. S...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  5. Mets moves on the horizon?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets are still looking to make a move or two before locking in their roster for the 2014 season, and the position that seems to be most likely to be up for grabs is at shortstop. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that the Arizona Dia...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  6. Stock Watch: Baez up; Corbin down

    Eric Karabell

    Raise your hand and groan if the ulnar collateral ligament in your pitching elbow hurts just from watching pitcher after pitcher after pitcher go down so far in March. Dr. James Andrews is already a busy man, er, doctor, but even more so these days! ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  7. Tigers with big decision to make

    AJ Mass's Jerry Crasnick writes that Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias "has significant injuries to both shins that are expected to keep him out at least until the All-Star break and could force him to miss most or all of the 2014 season, a bas...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  8. Mets all-in with Tejada?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets say they're prepared to head into the regular season with Ruben Tejada as their everyday shortstop, despite the fact that his spring play has been highlighted by shaky defense. On Thursday, Tejada committed his third error in just s...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Will Seattle deal with the Mets?

    AJ Mass

    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York tweeted on Monday that the Seattle Mariners were "again double-teaming scouting" the team's Grapefruit League game and "have been religiously attending Mets games." However, it's unlikely the many repeat trips are in the h...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Mariners looking at Phelps?

    AJ Mass

    A lot of eyes seemed to be on New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps as he took the mound against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. Phelps is competing for the fifth spot in the team's rotation, yet not all of the people watching him were from the Yan...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. The Dodgers' second base solution

    Jim Bowden

    It's no secret that the Los Angeles Dodgers think they are the favorites to win the World Series, and with their star-studded roster it's hard to disagree. There's only one problem: They don't have a second baseman. Yes, they signed Alex Guerrero ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  12. Is Nick Franklin helping his trade value?

    Joe Kaiser

    They say Spring Training stats don't matter, and while that may very well be true, they might matter when it comes to Nick Franklin and his future. Franklin, one of Seattle's top hitting prospects over the last several years, lost his second base ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  13. New team inquiring about Nick Franklin?

    AJ Mass

    On Tuesday, we looked at the possibility of Seattle Mariners infielder Nick Franklin being traded to the New York Mets amid talk that the team from Flushing was growing more and more disillusioned with their current starting shortstop, Ruben Tejada. ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  14. Mets prepared to deal with Mariners?

    AJ Mass

    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York confirms that a New York Mets insider says that infielder Nick Franklin is "on the team's radar and predicted talks should pick up with the Seattle Mariners in the next few weeks." According to Marc Carig of Newsday, "t...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  15. Position battle: Mariners shortstop

    AJ Mass

    There's no question the Seattle Mariners are going to have a different look in their infield this season, as the addition of Robinson Cano to the roster leaves no doubt as to who will be manning second base in 2014. However, the identity of his doubl...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  16. Where will Nick Franklin play in 2014?

    Joe Kaiser

    What happens when a team signs a marquee free agent at the same position where one of their top young players plays? That's the big question around Seattle right now whenever the topic turns to Nick Franklin, who played second base after getting c...

    Blog | January 18, 2014