Felix Hernandez & co. win the first game of the road trip

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Jeff Budke talks about the Seattle Mariners nice game 1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. The good. The breakthrough from Kyle Seager and re-addition of Michael Saunders has invigorated a Mariners offense that was sputtering because of injuries. The Bad. The Mariners one loss this week? Saunders was 0 for 5. Felix Hernandez won his third game in a row and has four wins already this season.

The four biggest regular season UW Basketball games

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Basketball blogger Chris Hall talks about the four games on Washington’s schedule that will present the biggest test to the Huskies.Currently sitting at 10-6 following a blowout win against Cal yesterday, Washington has a few obvious big games, and couple trap games in the schedule.

Mariners mid-season trades: What did they lose? What did they gain?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners mid season trades made by Eric Wedge and Jack Zduriencik. Ichiro Suzuki, Brandon League and Steve Delabar are gone. In are Eric Thames, Logan Bawcom Leon Landry, D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar. Lots of people expected Jack to trade Jason Vargas and Kevin Millwood too, but those moves didn’t happen.

Northwest Athlete Profile: John Olerud

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. MLB Baseball pro John Olerud. Olerud won World Series titles with the Jays in 1992 and 1993 and will forever be remembered for his amazing 1993 season…

Brett Lawrie Helps The M’s Attendance

Matt Larkin points out a series at Seattle is the closest Brett Lawrie can get to a true homecoming.

Canada Invades Safeco

At times during game 2 tonight I thought I was watching a game in Toronto. It’s the annual Summer series at Safeco Field featuring the Blue Jays vs. Mariners in MLB action…

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