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Lookout Landing May 18, 2016

Hold Chris Iannetta close

Not just because he makes wine. Among the many gifts the sabermeteric era and the dawning of the Era of WAR has given us, one I'm very fond of is the positional adjustment. Like most of WAR it is a somewhat generalized attempt to even the playing field, taking difficulty of playing a defensive position on a baseball field and the scarcity of players who can do it into account when trying to quantify a player's value. Like the vast majority of quality sabermeterics positional adjustment is simply an attempted quantification of things a careful observer of the game already knows...
Lookout Landing May 14, 2016

21-14: Chart

Death by 1,000 paper cuts. BABIP Angel: Chris Iannetta (.121 WPA)BABIP Devil: Steve Cishek (-.670 WPA) Jerry's Equation: (Mariner pitcher K 7 + Mariner hitter BB 7) - (Mariner hitter K 9 + Mariner pitcher BB 4)= +1
The Ledger May 11, 2016

Iannetta's HR lifts Mariners past Rays 6-5 in 11

Chris Iannetta led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday and a sweep of the three-game series.

Seattle Sidelines: Iannetta's walk-off homer gives Mariners sweep of Rays

TALKING POINTSAnother day, another hero for the Seattle Mariners.Chris Iannetta blasted a...
Seattle Times May 11, 2016
Chris Iannetta homer in 11th inning lifts Mariners to sweep of Rays

Chris Iannetta homer in 11th inning lifts Mariners to sweep of Rays

The Mariners catcher crushed a solo home run off of Steve Geltz in the bottom of the 11th inning to give Seattle a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays and a three-game series sweep.
NoNoHitters.com May 2, 2016

Weaver no-hits Twins, 4 years ago today

Four years ago today, the Los Angeles Angels’ Jered Weaver no-hit the Minnesota Twins for a 9-0 win at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Weaver walked just one batter, and the only other Twins player to reach base, Chris Parmelee, did so by striking out and running out a passed ball by Chris Iannetta. Four years …

Mariners pregame notes: Chris Iannetta paired up with Taijuan Walker again

With Taijuan Walker (2-0, 1.44) on the mound, the Mariners are looking to hand the Royals their sixth consecutive loss.

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