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Farewell, Lookout Landing

For five years I have been writing here on Lookout Landing. That period of my life ends with this post. There are many people to thank, too many to adequately do justice here and I will forget...

Mike Carp Traded for Whatever


For what, you probably want to know. Not much. Not much of anything.

Mariners Soon to Trade Away Mike Carp


Coming from Andrew McCalvy is news that the Mariners are near to dealing away Mike Carp. He's attracted a number (greater than zero) of suitors and GM Jack Zduriencik stated "I would say there's a...

Mariners that are Out of Options


There are three of them. They should all make the team. They might not all make the team.

Mariners Swap Kelley for MiLB OF of Little Concern

Almonte is a switch-hitting center fielder with a lot of speed, some decent idea of the strike zone in the lower minor leagues and pretty much no power. He'll be 24 in this season.

Saunders (Joe) Officially Signed, Mike Carp DFA'd


A Mike Carp and Shawn Kelley trade for... something, anything, sure would be nice. #Mariners officially sign LH Joe Saunders. Mike Carp designated for assignment to make room on 40-man roster. ...

Mariners, Felix, Officially Reach Agreement


Re-go nuts, people #Mariners have reached agreement on contract extensin with Felix Hernandez, according to Jack Zduriencik. — Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) February 12, 2013

Mariners, Felix, Troubled by Felix's Right Elbow

This is why the site logo never changes you guys.

Saunders' Contract Reportedly $6.5M + Incentives


A $6.5 million base salary for just one season would be an excellent deal for the Mariners. As pointed out yesterday, Saunders is a close replica of Jason Vargas, who will be making $8.5 million in...

Joe Saunders, You've Seen Him Before

He is very much the same type of pitcher as Jason Vargas. Yay?

Mariners Officially Sign Shoppach, DFA Kelley

The Mariners can have multiple Seans on the team, but there is a strict No Kellys policy.

Felix Reportedly Signs Extension


Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.

Why Steroid Use is Bad

This isn't about any one player, or really about any players at all. It's about the culture it can foster and what effects that could create on the next generation of players.

Kelly Shoppach may be Defensive Improvement

A silver lining? Well, not silver. Maybe something like tin? A tin lining?

An Important Sunday Event

This is not a baseball post. And it's not about football either.

That Did Happen: Justin Smoak

Justin Smoak has been a colossal disappointment for most of his Major League career. Much of that is because he has been objectively terrible at hitting. But he hasn't always been vomit-inducing.

The Mariners Should Play Casper Wells

It is reasonable to think that he could outplay Michael Morse.

Morse Unlikely to be Worth a Qualifying Offer

Although the Mariners received no other player aside from Michael Morse in the trade of John Jaso, there is a chance that Morse could result in other players coming to the Mariners organization. It...

You Can't Go Home Again

This is not a baseball post. It's about beer, changing tastes, and trying to recapture the past.

Ranking Mariners' Prospects Using Age and League

Taijuan Walker posted a 103 xRA+ in Double-A last season. James Paxton also spent 2012 in Jackson, but he posted an xRA+ of 121. Danny Hultzen's xRA's in AA was 140, before going up to AAA and...

Ex-Mariner, among things, Bedard Signs with Astros

Erik Bedard has signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros. That's pretty much the end of the story for now.

John Jaso Can't Hit Lefties, Except Maybe He Can

It's been said long and often that the two fatal flaws of John Jaso were that he's bad at catching and that he can't hit lefties. Is the lefty one true?

Always Tinkering Baseball Changes Rules Yet Again

Boy, when will baseball just leave stuff alone and try and build some traditions? Is nothing sacred?

What is Upton worth trading to acquire?

Baseball is all about humans and emotions and heart and hustle and tradition and America and stuff. But we don't care. We care only about numbers and math and spreadsheets and computers! So let's...

Picking One of the Big Three

The trade package that the Mariners are rumored to have proposed to the Diamondbacks for Justin Upton included one of the big three pitching prospects - Danny Hultzen, James Paxton and Taijuan...

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