Mariner’s Year in Review

By Josh: After reading Trevor’s tribute to his favorite team, the Tampa Bay Rays, I decided I should do a year in review for my favorite team, the Seattle Mariners. First thing I made it to a grand total of zero games in Seattle this year.  I’m a little disappointed in myself but with this…

Jackie Robinson from a Teammates Perspective

After watching the movie 42 I kept thinking about what it was like to be one of Jackie’s teammates. Whether it was at UCLA, with the Kansas City Monarchs, or when he was with the Dodgers.  You see in the movie many of his teammates not only feeling sympathy for what Jackie was going through…

First Week of MLB Recap

By Josh: It is unbelievable to me that we are already more than a week into the season but regardless of that I wanted to do a recap of what stood out to me from Monday April 1st to Monday April 8th. Clayton Kershaw- Can you guess who is #1 on ESPN’s Cy Young predictor…

2012 Winter Meetings / Hot Stove Recap

For baseball fanatics like me, one of the most enjoyable times of the year is the baseball winter meetings.  Here, every team is a contender and every team is able to make trades, sign free agents and just give their fan base a little ray of hope.  Although this years’ Winter Meetings wasn’t the most…

Dodger Blue (The Pain of Watching the Giants Winning)

By Mitch Maldonado: San Francisco Giant: 2012 World Series Champions. That sentence is still hard to read. I was born and bred a Dodgers fan, true and blue. Despite growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I knew where my allegiance was, with the boys in blue.  As young as I am (24 years old), being…

San Francisco Giants Grounds Crew Shout Out

It is always fun as a baseball fan to have connections with people in different areas of baseball and to hear about what they get to experience.  My biggest connection to the 2012 World Series Giants is a member of the grounds crew for the Giants.  Drew Rountree was the Head Grounds Keeper for the…

Giants Win The World Series

Let me begin by making it very clear to everyone the Giants are not my favorite team.  In fact they are more like 5th on my favorite teams list and they are only that high because I’ve had the opportunity to meet players both on the major league team as well as getting to know…