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  1. Impact of Franklin's contact problems

    Joe Kaiser

    Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Angels is one young Seattle infielder Nick Franklin would like to forget: the 23-year-old was the victim of the Golden Sombrero, striking out in all four plate appearances. Unfortunately for Franklin, making...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Prospect promotions to get excited about

    Jim Bowden

    So far this season we have been treated to a number of exciting young rookies, such as George Springer, Billy Hamilton, Nick Castellanos and Yordano Ventura (not to mention Masahiro Tanaka and Jose Abreu, though they aren't traditional rookies). ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  6. Ryan Dempster among free agents who have big bust potential

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at five free agents who carry major red flags.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  7. Jesus Montero lacking patience at plate

    Eric Karabell

    Woohoo! Jesus Montero not only played catcher for the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, but he drew a fifth-inning walk against young Cleveland Indians lefty Nick Hagadone. Fantasy owners everywhere have been paying so much attention to whether Montero ha...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  8. Seattle Mariners Jesus Montero showing a lack of patience at the ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell details Jesus Montero's lack of patience at the plate and looks at a few other players who haven't been drawing walks.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  9. Colorado Rockies' Drew Pomeranz earns victory in big league debut...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps the notable news from Sunday's action, leading with Drew Pomeranz winning his big league debut.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  10. Bucking a (long) Baltimore trend

    Buster Olney

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts relayed to right fielder Nick Markakis how he had stopped at a Baltimore-area store Monday, and how the patrons he had bumped into possessed an unusual enthusiasm. Young or old, it didn't matter. "Everybody w...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  11. MLB: At what point does a trend become reality? Baltimore hopes o...

    Buster Olney

    The Orioles are 38-23 since Aug. 3. That period is notable not merely because it's when Buck Showalter took over as manager. It's also when the franchise started letting more of its young talent step to the fore. So far, so good.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  12. MLB: Hall of Fame voting has taken place, and Buster has the insi...

    Buster Olney

    Each year there is voting, and every year feelings are hurt, explanations are made, heads are scratched, tears are shed and, at the end of the day, the custodians are there to clean up the mess, wipe away the trash and make things clean.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  13. MLB: It's the time of year when teams will look to turn over nugg...

    Buster Olney

    Last year this week, the San Francisco Giants dropped $3 million on Aubrey Huff, a flyer who became more important than anyone not named Buster Posey in the offense they won a title with. This year, more teams wade into the bargain bin.

    Blog | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  14. Home Run Derby contestants Corey Hart, Chris Young should build o...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell projects the total homers the participants in the Home Run Derby will hit in the season's second half.

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  15. MLB - Predicting the Home Run Derby champ

    Greg Rybarczyk

    Using the advanced home run data he keeps at HitTracker, Greg Rybarczyk gives some eye-opening data on the 2010 Home Run Derby participants and predicts a winner.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  16. MLB - Fantasy - Nelson Cruz and Nick Swisher have been unlikely p...

    Marc Normandin

    Nelson Cruz, Nick Swisher and Jason Varitek lead a parade of unlikely boppers from the first third of the season. Baseball Prospectus examines whether they, and those of their ilk, can keep the power rolling.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009