Mariners vs. White Sox in Chicago: Pitching, series preview, analysis

Beavan Widescreen

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the M’s and the White Sox in Chicago. The first pitching matchup features Mariners Blake Beaven (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs Jose Quintana. Danny points out he’s happy with Brendan Ryan’s plate discipline. So far Ryan has been impressive already tallying a handful of free passes. The White Sox have owned Seattle. This will be a tough series.

How will the Mariners choose a pitching staff in 2013?

Felix Hernandez

New NWSB Insider & Seattle Mariners blogger Jeff Budke weighs in on the M’s 2013 options in the rotation. Jeff says the three immediate choices are Felix Hernandez, Jason Vargas and Hisashi Iwakuma. After that things get a little muddled, with anywhere from three-seven pitchers who could take up the last two spots.

Red Sox vs. Mariners in Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Justin Smoak Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Boston Red Sox vs. M’s at Safeco Field its Game 136. The pitching matchup features Red Sox RH Clay Buchholz (11-4, 4.50 ERA) vs. Mariners LH Jason Vargas (13-9, 3.90). So far this season Vargas has had 2 starts against the BoSox and is 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA and has given up 3 home runs and 5 walks.

Rays vs. Mariners in Anaheim: Pitching, series preview, analysis and predictions

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays vs. M’s. Tonight at Safeco Field its Game 117 . The pitching matchup features Rays RH Alex Cobb (6-8, 4.32 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Blake Beavan (7-6, 5.12). Beavan has won four consecutive decisions. He received a no-decision in his last turn.

Blue Jays vs. Mariners in Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Hisashi Iwakuma

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays. Hisashi Iwakuma pitched well his last 2 outings, but got no decisions for his hard work. Jason Vargas will look to continue his hot streak while Blake Beavan looks to stay on track. The Mariners dropped 2 of 3 against Toronto last time around, but have improved since.

Royals vs. Mariners In Seattle: Pitching series preview analysis & predictions

Jason Vargas, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the New York Yankees. PITCHING MATCHUP: Luis Mendoza, RHP 4-6, 4.31 ERA vs. Jason Vargas, LHP, 10-7, 3.91 ERA. Vargas equaled his career high with his 10th win Saturday, holding the Rays to one unearned run in six-plus innings. He’s 3-0 with a 1.77 ERA over his past five starts. Should be good.

Mariners vs. Yankees In Seattle: Pitching series preview analysis & predictions

Kevin Millwood, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the New York Yankees. PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees RH Hiroki Kuroda (9-7, 3.46 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (3-7, 4.15). Big news today as Ichiro Suzuki will play right field for the Yankees and NOT the Mariners. He was traded today for prospects. Jesus Montero has recorded multiple hits in six of the last seven games.

Mariners Vs Rays In Tampa Bay: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Hisahi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays. PITCHING MATCHUP: Mariners RH Hisashi Iwakuma (1-2, 5.13 ERA) vs. Rays RH James Shields (1-2, 5.13 ERA) in the series opener. The Mariners are looking to shock teams on the road after more dismal play at home.

Which 5 Mariners are likely to be wearing a different uniform this year

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners possible 2012 trade rumors and player desitinations. Brendan Ryan, Blake Beavan, Kevin Milwood, Jason Vargas are the four most possible players to end up on different teams in 2012. Looking at the M’s roster, unlike in years past there isn’t a lot there to entice a team to give up a high profile prospect for.

Mariners vs Rangers In Texas: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Seattle M's vs. Texas Rangers

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers. Tonight at the Ballpark in Arlington its Game 51. The pitching matchup features Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (3-4, 3.72 ERA) vs. Rangers LH Matt Harrison (5-3, 4.72 ERA). Millwood has allowed just one run and eight hits in 22 innings during his three-game winning streak.

Angels vs. Mariners In Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Hector Noesi, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and the Seattle Mariners. With a four game set scheduled for the weekend, the M’s need to take advantage of the Angels weaknesses. Albert Pujuols is struggling with the AL, and Felix Hernandez needs to exploit that.

Mariners vs. Red Sox in Boston Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Jason Vargas, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox. Tonight at Fenway Park its Game 37 Jason Vargas versus Jon Lester. Eric Wedge indicated a displeasure with the Mariners veteran players including Ichiro Suzuki in the number 3 slot in the line up. Is change coming?

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