When Paul Maholm signed with the Cubs as a free agent for one year and $4.75 million last week, many Pittsburgh fans wondered why the Pirates didn't step up to keep maybe the most consistent starting pitcher they've had in the past decade.
January 29, 2012
Seattle on Thursday made another long-awaited step towards securing its future, finally viewing aging first baseman Richie Sexson as a sunk cost by releasing the underperforming veteran. Over the past two seasons, hitting a baseball has been extremely difficult for Sexson, perhaps the ultimate example or the face of the Mariners' willingness to overpay for aging, unproductive stars on the decline.
July 10, 2008
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