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Month: June 2019

It’s Over For the Warriors

It’s Over For the Warriors

After five years of dominance, the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty finally came to an end. The Toronto Raptors accomplished what most people thought was impossible, defeating the juggernaut that the Warriors had built. But there’s just one catch. The Warriors weren’t the same juggernaut anymore by the end of Game 6. Kevin Durant returned for Game 5 and gave the Warriors a boost, only to suffer a ruptured Achilles tendon. During the third quarter of the last game, Klay Thompson…

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The Mariners Could Set An Undesirable Record This Season

The Mariners Could Set An Undesirable Record This Season

Yesterday the Mariners suffered yet another blowout loss, this time at the hands of the Angels. Yusei Kikuchi was shelled for the third straight start and was pulled in the fourth inning. His replacement was Tayler Scott, making his major league debut. There were a couple notable things about Scott’s appearance. As many reporters noted, Scott became the first South African player to pitch in the major leagues. What went mostly unnoticed was the fact that Scott was the 33rd…

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The Mariners Begin Another Fire Sale as the MLB Draft Kicks Off

The Mariners Begin Another Fire Sale as the MLB Draft Kicks Off

The Mariners entered the 2019 season with an unusual group of players. After an offseason that involved trading most of the team’s top players from 2018 in an effort to rebuild for the future, it would make sense if the Mariners gave playing time to young players this year. But the Mariners didn’t have many prospects ready to play in the major leagues yet. Entering the 2019 season, the Mariners’ roster consisted primarily of veterans who would be trying to…

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