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Colin O'Keefe

  • joined Apr 14, 2010
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Editor, Lookout Landing. Digital media editor with LexBlog. Mariners and Packers fan. Runner. University of Montana journalism alum.

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User Blog

What's going on with James Paxton?

12

James Paxton's changing release point shows a noticeable trend. Whether or not it's meaningful is up for debate, but the early results are fascinating.

Chris Young isn't stupid

62

As hitters adjust to what Chris Young is throwing, Young adjusts right back.

Yes, the Mariners are better than their record

165

Run differential is not a perfect stat—but it's unwise to ignore or manipulate it.

Why the trade is bigger than Austin Jackson

140

Today feels pretty great.

Why not call Garrett Richards on his pine tar?

25

Everyone does it, I'm aware—but this is a unique situation.

Yes, money is at issue in Marlon Byrd trade talks

106

ESPN's Jim Bowden reports Marlon Byrd would like his 2016 option year guaranteed if he's to be traded.

M's clinch home-field advantage in World Series

55

Felix was Felix, Rodney was Rodney—and Seager and Cano were also there.

Will the Mariners spend on mid-tier talent?

92

We've said "it shouldn't cost too much more than their deals" in discussing acquiring multiple players. But the Mariners passed on contracts like these before—and they could do so again.

It's time, again, for the M's to get off the mat

73

This isn't the first time the Mariners have been tested by a rough stretch, but is the first time a challenge like the one they face now looms on the other side of it.

Walker down, Pryor up, rotation set for A's series

112

The Mariners have demoted Taijuan Walker and promomoted Stephen Pryor in a move aimed at maximizing their starting pitching before the break.

GameThread

7/5: Open game thread

Felix Hernandez vs. Jose Quintana

M's could get back in the AL West race right now

42

As nearly everyone has their eyes set on the wild card race, it might be worth looking up and catching a glance at the bigger picture—because over the next two weeks, the Mariners have a chance to...

Jabari Blash's supension hits at the worst time

81

In the second of two prospect profiles, we spoke to Tacoma Rainiers slugger Jabari Blash—prior to his 50-game suspension.

Down in Tacoma, Ty Kelly is lying in the weeds

85

You've been talking a lot about Ty Kelly—so we decided to go talk to the man himself. Here's what the Rainiers' super-utility man with the patient eye had to say about his unique approach.

Rounding the corner

65

I don't know if this is it—but it feels like it.

A complete over-analysis of Jesus Montero's dinger

42

I'm willing to cling to anything at this point.

In a very familiar game, M's top Padres 5-1

37

It was a game we've seen all too many times before, a terrible offense getting dominated by a mediocre starter, and blown out by a few timely hits. For once, the Mariners were on the other side of it.

M's hang tough on the road in 3-2 loss at Safeco

74

The Mariners battled back from an early 2-0 deficit but surrendered the lead late in front of a crowd of mostly Yankees fans.

34-30: Chart

34

Blegh.

GameThread

6/10: Open game thread

Better late than never.

M's near top of the league in attendance growth

119

Fans are slowly starting to return to Safeco. Will you?

Kyle Seager: top-flight offensive third baseman

70

Kyle Seager is on fire. Recency bias be damned, let's take a look at where Kyle Seager ranks today, offensively, among his peers at the third base position.

Roenis Elias is making it up as he goes

62

Roenis Elias decided that facing the best 2-3-4 in baseball, with a complete game shutout on the line, was a good time to try out a new trick.

So this is life at .500

26

Had you told me way back when that this is where the Mariners would be, I would've taken it. But it's more frustrating than I would've thought.

Saunders beats out a tapper as Mariners top Astros

72

Roenis Elias hangs tough and, though the Mariners made it more difficult than it needed to be, they pulled out a win over the lowly Astros.

23-23: Chart

34

A tough win against the Astros. Much better than a loss, eh?

GameThread
957

5/22: Open game thread

Roenis Elias vs. Jarred Cosart

Reasons for regression

23

A quick look at two big reasons why the Mariners' offense should improve.

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