Mariners insider Danny Ferguson asks the age old question, since every team has to have one All-Star, did Felix Hernandez get a pitty vote? It is true that he is the only starter in the rotation that deserves the credit, but does his record actually merit the nod? The awards have been changed to supplement the fact that Felix plays for the terrible Mariners, has the all star nomination gone the same way?
Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us the Weekly Seattle Mariners notebook. This week Franklin Gutierrez was placed on the 7 day disabled list and Steve Delabar was promoted to take the roster spot. This gives the M’s fewer options off the bench for the next week. The All star game is close. Felix Hernandez is the only guy going. Lets hope the 4 days off will be a good breath of fresh air for the struggling team.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Boston Red Sox. LH Franklin Morales (1-1, 3.12 ERA) vs. RH Felix Hernandez (5-5, 3.36) in the series opener. Happy Felix day! The Seattle ace appears to be back on the upswing after a concerning first half of the season.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson gives us his Mariners from A to Z. Not for the weak at heart, this could only be written by a fan such as Danny who has witnessed the few ups, and mostly downs of the past 35 years of Mariners baseball. From the bad moves of Nintendo, to the glorious My Oh My call of the late great Dave Niehaus, Danny gives it all to you, laid out like a fan obsessed.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the San Diego Padres. Ryan Vogelsong (5-2 2.26 ERA) takes on Jason Vargas (7-5 3.90 ERA) in the series opener. The offensive woes of the Mariners are not likely to get better with this match up. Game 2, Felix Hernandez on the mound. One game he looks dominate, the next he seems to struggle.
NWSB Insider Danny Ferguson asks the pressing question do the 2012 Seattle Mariners even have an all-star worthy player? After much deliberation, he chose 3 candidates to represent Seattle in this year’s MLB All Star Game. Players like Ken Griffey Jr, John Olerud and Ichiro Suzuki made it in the past. Now can Felix Hernandez, Kyle Seager, Michael Saunders, and Tom Wilhelmsen make it in 2012?
NWSB and Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us news of yet another Seattle Mariners call-up. Pitcher Erasmo Ramirez started the season on the starting roster but found himself to be the odd man out and was soon sent to Tacoma. After grooming himself a little in AAA, Ramirez is back and ready to make a statement.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the San Diego Padres. Tonight at Safeco Field in Game 62 for the M’s. The matchup tonight Padres LH Clayton Richard (2-7, 4.58 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Felix Hernandez (4-4, 3.42). Happy Felix Day! Felix is returning to the hill after 11 days off.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tonight at Safeco Field in Game 60 for the M’s, Kevin Millwood will take to the mound as the only Mariners pitcher with experience against the Dodgers. The rest of the series could go either way but the M’s will look to pick up as many wins as possible as they try to ascent the standings.
Mariners insider Danny Ferguson tells us what to expect for the rest of the season with Seattle Mariners RF Ichiro Suzuki. Now that Ichiro is back at the top spot, Danny expecsts his OBP numbers and SB numbers to increase. With Dustin Ackley hitting behind him, he should see better pitches to steal on. And if that doesn’t work, Danny suggests that Ichiro become the teams new closer.