Being SO close to feeling, for a second time, the euphoria still simmering from the first championship only to have it abruptly snatched away in the final seconds was pretty brutal (to put it mildly). It’s going to take some time.
Luckily, there’s a cure . . .
the delicious distraction that is BASEBALL 🙂 – some catchin’ up to do . . .
The CY Award that wasn’t
Felix Facts | From the Corner of Edgar and Dave
Why Felix Hernandez (unexpectedly) lost the Cy Young Award | Ryan Divish, The Seattle Times
Mariners Ace Felix Hernandez not winning Cy Young Award is a Stunner | Larry Stone, The Seattle Times
“Yeah, I did,” he said. “It was a great year. I think I pitched way better than 2010.”
Goodbye to some old friends, hello to the new
- 1B Justin Smoak claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays
- RF Michael Sauders traded to the Blue Jays for LHP J.A. Happ
- Signed free agent LF Nelson Cruz
- RHP Matt Brazis traded to the Cubs for RF Justin Ruggiano
- RHP Brandon Maurer traded to the Padres for LF Seth Smith
- Signed Guti and Endy to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training
- Signed free agaFA 2B Rickie Weeks
A message from Michael Saunders to Mariners fams | Ryan Divish, Mariners Blog
Mariners sign Nelson Cruz to 4-year deal | ESPN.com
Gar continues to garner high profile support
Randy Johnson endorses Edgar for HoF | ESPN.com
tweets of the off-season