NWSB insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott tells us whats next for the Mariners playoff chances. The obvious. The Mariners have been flat out awful at home. They are 38-40 when playing at Safeco Field for some inexplicable reason. Can they do it? Of course Brian doesn’t know. He can’t wait to watch and find out though. Felix Hernandez deserves this shot.
Brian Scott our NWSB insider and Seattle Mariners blogger weighs in with some predictions for the M’s should they make the postseason in MLB. The need for a 5th starter just doesn’t happen in the post season. With Roenis Elias shutdown for the rest of the year anyway and Taijuan Walker much too green to pitch in the post season it really doesn’t make sense to move him to the pen.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott tells us what to expect Sunday when Seattle hosts Denver in a Super Bowl rematch. He predicts the Seahawks rebound at home over the Broncos and remind everyone why they are the defending Super Bowl Champions– Seahawks win 38-17. The only real concern he has is Percy Harvin fumbling the ball.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in with his 5 things to watch Sunday vs. the San Diego Chargers in Week 2 NFL action. He points out Percy Harvin can do it all. He lines up outside, in the slot, in the backfield, and returns kickoffs. Nothing is going to change this week from that same plan. The punt returner competition is on. Earl Thomas and Brian Walters. (B-Walt)
The real question is, can anyone wearing a Chargers uniform Sunday contain Harvin?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the 2014 M’s playoff chances. He points out the pennant chase is on, it’s real and it’s going down to the wire. Since his arrival via trade in July, Austin Jackson has been a pretty steady guy batting in the .260-.270 range. Brian says continue to look for Lloyd McClendon to find a way to keep Endy Chavez’s bat in the lineup, especially against rightys.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on DJ Peterson. Brian points out heading into spring of 2016, if they haven’t already, the M’s will have to decide between keeping Justin Smoak or Logan Morrison as D.J. Peterson is likely going to be given a legit shot to make the team out of spring training that spring.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in with his post game thoughts on a game 1 Seahawks win over the Green Bay Packers. Beast Mode was in full effect during this game. The Packers started resorting to arm tackles and we all know that doesn’t work well on Marshawn Lynch. Russell Wilson wasn’t impressive, Percy Harvin was.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the 2014 Mariners, specifically the 2014 September call ups. Brian points out Justin Smoak who is on a tear, Corey Hart, Humberto Quintero, Stefen Romero, James Jones, Erasmo Ramirez, Taijuan Walker, Lucas Luetge, Blake Beavan could all see action soon on the M’s.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the 2014 Mariners, specifically Dustin Ackley. The first Brian notices when he looks at this is that Ackley seems to start out ok but it’s like he hits a wall in May. It’s very similar to what we see from starting pitchers who sometimes get a dead arm about that same time of year.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the 2014 Seahawks and makes some predictions. He says Despite the fact that recent history says that the previous eight Superbowl Champions have failed to make it past the 1st round of the playoffs many truly believe that Seattle is still the best team in the NFL. Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson intend to help.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down current events in the Pacific Northwest, MLB edition. The 2014 Ms arefull of surprises. After giving their GM, Jack Zduriencik, a “do or die” one-year deal preceding the season, the team brass has now apparently seen enough to be satisfied.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott composes a letter to the newest MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred, from the perspective of an Ms fan. As Scott says, “Transparency on how the rules are being applied and decided will give your umpiring crews even more credibility and integrity.” Welcome aboard, Mr. Manfred.