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About Josh Gibbs

Josh Gibbs is the mastermind behind baseballblaze. He's 16 years old and lives in Seattle. He's an avid Mariners and Seahawks fan. He hopes you likes this blog and thinks you should comment on every post he writes. He also wrote this bio in the third person because he's awesome.

Mariners Add John Buck, DFA Peguero

The M’s added backup catcher John Buck. And that is my level of excitement. Backup-catcher level excitement. Buck has performed his whole career, all ten years, exactly like a backup catcher would perform. He’s posted one year where his WAR … Continue reading

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Tanaka To Be Posted

Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese pitching phenom, is going to be posted by his Japanese baseball club the Rakuten Golden Eagles. All clubs that plan to bid for him will post the maximum $20 million pay-to-play fee, and only the team … Continue reading

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Rangers Sign Choo, M’s Next Big Move

It was announced today that the Texas Rangers signed OF Shin Soo Choo for 7 years and $130 million. This is a good signing for the Rangers. Choo’s projected value over the next 7 years is about $125 million, so … Continue reading

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Mariners Resign Franklin Gutierrez, Avoid Arbitration with Furbush

The M’s made two good moves yesterday. They avoided a possible arbitration situation with Charlie Furbush by signing him to a one year deal worth $750,000. This is $246,000 more than last season. The M’s also signed Franklin Gutierrez, even … Continue reading

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Santana, Garza, Jimenez, Oh My!

The three marquee pitchers left on the free agent market are Ervin Santana, Matt Garza, and Ubaldo Jimenez. All three are good pitchers: all three posted positive WARs and had at least nine wins each in 2013. According to multiple … Continue reading

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M’s Acquire Corey Hart and Logan Morrison

Today the Mariners signed outfielder/first basemen/DH Corey Hart and traded reliever Carter Capps to the Miami Marlins for outfielder/first basemen/DH Logan Morrison. Corey Hart did not play in 2013 due to surgeries on both of his knees before the season. … Continue reading

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M’s Opportunity to Sign Choo Increasing: An Analysis

The M’s are in the market for a free-agent outfielder, as the M’s outfield struggled a lot during the 2013 campaign. Shin Soo Choo is a free agent. He is also an outfielder. He also happens to be pretty good. … Continue reading

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