Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Felix Hernandez

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Dustin Ackley belts his 11th home run, but it isn’t enough as King Felix Hernandez is lit up for seven earned runs. Luckily, Seattle still escapes with two our of three against the cellar dwelling Jays.

Oakland Athletics vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Jason Vargas

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Oakland Athletics. ​The Headline: ​Tommy Milone mows over the M’s as Oakland completes the sweep. Despite a healthy outfield and a new lineup, Oakland and Milone prove too much for the Mariner’s in this series finale. Alex Liddi went 1-for-3 and scored a run in his first start since June 9th.

Boston Red Sox vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Kevin Millwood

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Boston Red Sox. The Headline: ​pitching is the name of the game as the Mariners squeeze out a series win from the visiting Red Sox. Eric Wedge runs through his bullpen in this pitchers duel, and a timely Dustin Ackley single gives the M’s the edge.

Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 2

Dustin Ackley

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Twins. The Headline: timely hits from Ackley and Seager secure another M’s win. Hisashi Iwakuma struggled with his control, but that didn’t stop the rookie from dominating the Twins. With players on the move, there’s still no sign of Michael Saunders in the outfield. Bigger news was the return of Franklin Gutierrez.

Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Eric Wedge

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the White Sox. The Headline: in a rain shortened contest, Chicago has the final say as the M’s get swept. A timely home run was all the ChiSox needed to sink the Mariners in this seven inning game, wasting a strong start from Kevin Millwood. Mariner’s outfielder Michael Saunders sat out his second game in a row.

Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 3

Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks

Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 3 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Brandon loved Russell Wilson again, asserting that he should start the regular season as the team’s starter. He also loved Robert Turbin as a solid backup and perfect compliment to Marshawn Lynch. He didn’t like Terrell Owens’ butterfingers or Jeremy Lane’s over-aggressiveness.

Cleveland Indians vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 2

Safeco

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Cleveland Indians. The Headline: timely offense and a Felix Hernandez gem were all the Mariner’s needed for this win. Following his perfect game, Hernandez pitched like a Cy Young winner. A Jesus Montero 3-run homer sealed the deal for this M’s win. It was a “Montero Mash” that’s for sure.

Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 2

K.J. Wright, Seattle Seahawks

Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 2 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Brandon loved Russell Wilson again, thinking he should get a shot at starting next week. He also loved the defensive overall play and the play of KJ Wright and Jeron Johnson. If the team can cut down on penalties, rush the QB and protect Jon Ryan on punts, things would be much better in Seahawkland.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 2

Eric Thames

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The Headline: Eric Thames seals the deal with a walkoff single, propels M’s to another big home win. Thames wasn’t the only hero, as Millwood pitched a gem. The win propels the Mariners to 8-1 in their last nine home games. Kevin Millwood pitched an absolute gem, and that shouldn’t remain buried.

Tennessee Titans vs. Seahawks: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 1

Matt Flynn, Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 1 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. There was lots to love this week – Russell Wilson, Braylon Edwards and Zach Miller, but there were also some things to hate with Jon Ryan’s punt and the ensuing punt coverage and the lack of chances that Matt Flynn took.

Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles: MLB love ‘em & hate ‘em game 2

Kyle Seager

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the Baltimore Orioles. The Headline: after 14 long innings an Adam Jones walk off single seals the deal for a Mariner’s loss. The Mariner’s put up 18 hits, but get outscored 5-0 after the seventh inning. Despite the score, Blake Beavan pitched a pretty good game. Eric Wedge was ejected for 2nd time in his M’s career.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Toronto Blue Jays. The Headline: Blake Beavan was masterful as the Mariners complete the sweep—their second in a row—against the Jays. John Jaso was again the man. The Mariners have now won 7 in a row. The M’s scored the runs they needed to and found a way to win this one.

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