Firing Bavasi Right Move

The Seattle Mariners on Monday afternoon fired their embattled general manager, Bill Bavasi. Bavasi took over a promising franchise at the end of the 2003 season, but made a plethora of poor baseball-related decisions that have crippled the organization. The Mariners' dismal showing over first few months and poor record proved to be the last straw, though.
June 16, 2008

M's Pitchers Coming Back?

Seattle has six pitchers on the disabled list coming into this week, and five of the six could be ready to be activated before or at the All-Star break.
June 25, 2007

Mariners Lose Again, Hargrove Calls Meeting

Manager Mike Hargrove called a brief team meeting after Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh. It was the sixth consecutive loss for Seattle, matching the season worst. And all six came against lowly National League East teams -- the Cubs (two), the Astros (three) and the Pirates (one and counting).
June 20, 2007

9. Is Horacio Ramirez tradebait?

Bill Shanks looks at Horacio Ramriez, an Atlanta starter whose status for next year is in question.
October 10, 2006

1. Why did the Braves not make the playoffs?

The Braves Show's Bill Shanks starts our annual series on the top 35 questions facing the Atlanta Braves this offseason. The first question, "Why did the Braves not make the playoffs?"
October 1, 2006

It's just one thing after another

No one likes excuses, but you can't ignore the injuries the Atlanta Braves have had this year. The Braves Show's Bill Shanks has more.
August 9, 2006

Ramirez developing into a top starter

The Atlanta Braves have been waiting for Horacio Ramirez to become a top pitcher, and this year has been the year. His victory Sunday was his sixth quality appearance in eight starts. The Braves Show's Bill Shanks talked with Ramirez, Braves' Manager Bobby Cox, and Pitching Coach Roger McDowell about the emergence of the young lefty.
July 2, 2006

Minor League Report - Thursday May 18

The Braves Show's Bill Shanks takes a look at Thursday's action from the Braves' farm system.
May 19, 2006