Author Archives: Josh Gibbs

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 Trade Carp for Next to Nothing

When Mike Carp was Designated for Assignment a few days ago, it became common lore that Carp would be traded. This was confirmed when Jack Zduriencik said a couple of days ago that a deal involving Carp would be completed … Continue reading

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Dustin Ackley and the Junior Breakout

At one point, many people believed Dustin Ackley was the future of the Mariners. After Ackley’s 2012 campaign, only a rare breed of statistical curmudgeons still held that belief. I am one of those rare statistical curmudgeons. Last year, Ackley suffered from … Continue reading

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Felix Hernandez Forever: In Depth

With pitchers and catchers now in Peoria, and Felix officially in a Mariners uniform for the next seven years, it’s time to praise analyze the Mariners’ decision to sign Felix for $175 million dollars. Felix will receive $19 million in 2013, … Continue reading

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Predicting the M’s Opening Day Lineup

The current M’s opening day lineup has only one thing set in stone–Felix Hernandez will be starting. Everything else is up in the air. But my mission as a Mariners fan and blogger is to try and grab each of … Continue reading

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Mariners Extend Felix Hernandez Through 2019

HAZAA! PRAISE THE BASEBALL LORDS! THE MARINERS HAVE DONE IT! SOURCE: The Mariners extend Felix Hernandez in their reported 7-year, $175 million dollar contract. This is the most important thing the Mariners could have done in their current situation. It … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Montero Have a Future With the Mariners?

Jesus Montero is an enigma. An enigma who can’t hit right-handed pitching. An enigma who doesn’t hit well at DH. An enigma who is in  danger of losing his job. Jesus Montero is currently slated to start at catcher for … Continue reading

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How Much for Felix?

The Mariners’ contract extension talks with star pitcher Felix Hernandez have apparently stalled. But that begs the question as to how much is Felix actually worth to the Mariners? Felix already has two years and $39.5 million left on his … Continue reading

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