Major League Baseball 2013: Phillies Roy Halladay, Giants Tim Lincecum Show Different Signs In’13 Debuts

Despite 9 K's (of the 10 recorded outs), Halladay lasted only 3.1, giving up 5 earned
Despite 9 K’s (of the 10 outs he recorded), Halladay lasted only 3.1 IP, giving up 5 earned

Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum, two of the National Leagues best pitchers, showed two different answers to the questions coming off dismal 2012 seasons. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2013: Phillies Roy Halladay, Giants Tim Lincecum Show Different Signs In’13 Debuts”

The Locker Major League Baseball Preview 2013: National League West

The Dodgers have provided Clayton Kershaw enough help to surpass the Giants in 2013
The Dodgers have provided Clayton Kershaw enough help to surpass the Giants in 2013

The National League West has everything a baseball fan could want. The Dodgers, Giants and Diamondbacks will make this about as fun a race to watch all season. Continue reading “The Locker Major League Baseball Preview 2013: National League West”

Seattle Mariners Deal With Felix Hernandez Will Set Off Major Free Agent Movement For Young Pitchers

Felix Hernandez will, presumably, be a Seattle Mariner until 2021
Felix Hernandez will, presumably, be a Seattle Mariner until 2021

**Update (9:36 p.m., 2/7/2013): Reports have the agreement between Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners as a five-year extension (beginning in 2015) worth $135.5 million dollars ($27.1 million dollars annually will make him the highest annually paid pitcher in baseball history)**

For the sake of the article lets assume that Jack Zduriencik, general manager of the Seattle Mariners, is a smart man.

While I personally do not understand what he is doing with this franchise, lets all assume that the reported seven-year, $175 million dollar deal they have with Felix Hernandez was necessary for them as a team and that it will be good for them in the long run. Continue reading “Seattle Mariners Deal With Felix Hernandez Will Set Off Major Free Agent Movement For Young Pitchers”