NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes us on a trip down memory lane, as the M’s have announced that Lou Piniella, long-time manager in the Pacific Northwest, will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame. Scott recaps a favorite memory involving Sweet Lou and Jamie Moyer while also recognizing the skipper’s flaws. Next step? Cooperstown.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the X-Factor for the Super Bowl. The Hawks are set to taken on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and the Legion of Boom needs to be ready using the Nascar package. This set utilizes Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Chris Clemons along with Clinton McDonald.
NWSB Insider Brian Scott gives us a fresh new perspective on Richard Sherman’s enthusiastic interview with Erin Andrews following the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC Championship win over Michael Crabtree, Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Is it possible the the Hawks’ now-renowned corner is actually a marketing genius? Scott says yet.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down what’s left in MLB free agency now that Masahiro Tanaka has gone to the New York Yankees. When it comes to pitchers, keep an eye on Matt Garza and Ervin Santana. For hitters, look at Nelson Cruz, although his history with PEDs could be problematic for the M’s.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down 5 key matchups to todays NFC Championship game. Since the 49ers run a 3-4 defense and vary which linebacker comes in to rush the passer it will be interesting to see how newly named starting left guard Michael Bowie holds up against the likes of Justin Smith and Aldon Smith. Will Richard Sherman play shadow to Boldin? One can only hope.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott write a personalized letter to the Hawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell about playcalling in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch must be involved, but in the right way. Scott wants to see more creativity, likely involving Golden Tate and Percy Harvin — should be available.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the keys to victory for the Hawks against the San Francisco 49ers in the FC Championship game of the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Colin Kaepernick is the x-factor, as the 12th man, Russell Wilson and Marhsawn Lynch should all be expected to perform adequately.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at some potential trade partners for the M’s. Despite signing Robinson Cano and others this offseason, the team still has needs. The New York Yankees could help fill those needs if the Mariners are willing to part with Dustin Ackley.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down which M’s players could have a surprise impact on the 2014 MLB season. Scott recaps a trade that once sent Ken Phelps to the New York Yankees for Jay Buhner. Buhner went on to become a big-tim playmaker, and Abraham Almonte and Cole Gillespie could have a similar impact.