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Chasing The Dream: The Vinnie Catricala Story and Interview

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Vinnie Catricala has rose quickly through the Mariners system going from an under the radar prospect to the Mariners 2011 minor league player of the year. With spring training right around the corner, Catricala is prepared to enter his second major league camp. With a strong showing, 2013 could be the year Catricala makes his debut in the major leagues. In this installment of Chasing The Dream, we take a look at Catricala's rise from a 50th rounder to being on the cusp of his big league debut. [...]

Chasing The Dream: The James Paxton Story and Interview

May 25, 2012 // 3 Comments

Growing up in Canada, most youngsters dream of being the next Lemieux, Gretzky or Crosby, not James Paxton however, as he dreamed of becoming the next Randy Johnson or Andy Pettitte. In our lastest installment of Chasing The Dream we take a look at James Paxton as he rises through the Mariners system and gets close to making his debut in the big leagues. [...]

Chasing The Dream: The Steven Hensley Story and Interview

January 22, 2012 // 3 Comments

Many players who get drafted at the high school level have an important decision to make. Take a chance and go pro now and let the team that drafted you develop you or go to college and develop your game and hopefully improve you place in the draft a few years later. Steven Hensley whom we spotlight today he had that choice. In 2005 the Washington Nationals took a late, 44th round draft pick on Hensley [...]