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Are the Mariners dumb for spending $240 million on Cano? Maybe not

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   So everyone and their uncle have written how the Mariners spent $240 million for Robinson Cano and that they are dumb, dumb for ...

Did USC recruitment of Sarkisian start in September through wealthy alums?

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   The story of Steve Sarkisian’s recruitment to USC apparently started in September through a bunch of very wealthy USC alums, including comedian and ...

Acquiring Bloomquist makes little sense, and may be forerunner for another ugly M’s trade

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   So how do you read the return of South Kitsap High’s Willie Bloomquist to the Seattle Mariners? So far in 12 years in ...

Buster says the M’s are looking to get a big-name pitcher — really?

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Senior ESPN baseball writer Buster Olney is saying the Mariners appear destined to sign a big-name starting pitcher and the reborn blog Lookoutlanding ...

Will new M’s president be tied closely into business side or the baseball side?

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, Chuck Armstrong announced his retirement as president of the Seattle Mariners, ending a long run under two different ownership ...

If M’s need to resort to trades this winter, things could get bad if history is any lesson

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   From the hall of fame baseball writer Peter Gammons comes the story behind this link: http://www.gammonsdaily.com/coffee-and-clippings-peralta-is-right-player-right-price-for-cardinals/ This morning the Cardinals made official the ...

As free agents get scooped up, M’s appear to be missing in action

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper “Names that have been bandied about (please hold your applause until the end) by the rumor-mongers include Carlos Beltran, Shin-Soo Choo, Nelson Cruz, Jhonny ...

If you want the real deal on the M’s, certain bloggers have it

  By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Sustaining as a fan of the Seattle Mariners is difficult. The team has been uniformly bad for most of its 36-year life. ...

Are you serious? M’s looking to deal for Dodgers’ Kemp

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Some national baseball writers in the past week have linked the Mariners to various free agents. It began actually a few weeks ago ...

The election, who the M’s favor, who best to read about the M’s, signing of McLendon and the frustration of Mr. Starbucks

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   It is Election Day this cold, foggy Tuesday morning. It is not raining, but moisture clings to the grass outside my window like so ...

Boston did it the right way; now what will the Mariners do?

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   The Red Sox closed out their World Series win against St. Louis Wednesday night in Game six, the first time since 1918 the ...

Is Chris Taylor the newest youngster to join the M’s?

Chris Taylor   By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   In the Arizona Fall League, the Mariners have two players and three pitchers performing. By far the standout so far is ...

The Mariners could learn from the Cardinals on how to put a successful baseball team together

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Tomorrow the World Series begins between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals. Is there a basis to contrast either of ...

A peak at M’s players in winter ball, and what went wrong this season, and why

      Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   The Mariners have at least 10 players playing winter ball. There may be more, but that is what my research shows ...

Ellsbury to the Mariners rumor likely is a bunch of hooey

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   The Boston Red Sox are in the American League Championship series soon to commence against Detroit or Oakland and today writer Ken Rosenthal ...

M’s don’t get it: It’s all about good players, draft or free agents

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Over the past year in this market there has been a roiling debate about the financial commitment of the Mariners as measured by ...

Wedge was right, the M’s abandoned rebuilding plan last winter, and went to geezer ball, which failed miserably

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper   Ryan Divish of the News Tribune did a great survey of the season that was in that he used a broad rake and ...

Benish warms up, throws Mariner pitchers under the bus as reason for another disappointing baseball season

By Terry Benish Special to The Sports Paper Other than annoying letters to reporters, urging them to actually describe what had happened in front of them, I’ve had a season of not ...


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