Memo to the Mariners: Five reasons Ichiro needs to go!

Ichiro Suzuki

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jon Irwin tells us Ichiro Suzuki is no longer a marquee name in Safeco. Outside of Felix Hernandez, names like Jesus Montero, Dustin Ackley and Franklin Gutierrez are becoming big amongst fans. All it takes is one look at a stats page to see why Ichiro should be traded. .255/.282/.363, 4 home runs and 9 stolen bases. Not what we’ve come to expect of our rightfielder.

Seattle Mariners fantasy baseball stats & breakdown – Week 12

Tom Wilhelmsen, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us his weekly Fantasy Baseball recap of your Seattle Mariners. Felix Hernandez is always a safe bet in fantasy with Ichiro Suzuki joining him in those ranks right off the bat. Jesus Montero carried the team this week while the recent hot hitters Dustin Ackley, Michael Saunders and Justin Smoak couldn’t hack it this week.

San Francisco Giants vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 2

Brendan Ryan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the interleague series versus the San Francisco Giants. These two must get hot. Kyle Seager and Justin Smoak blew up to begin June. They were both hitting really well, especially during the road trip to kick off the month. Great game by Brendan Ryan and Jesus Montero on Saturday.

San Diego Padres vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Munenori Kawasaki

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the interleague series versus the San Diego Padres. Swept by the Padres the headlines will read. Not good. What is this? Erasmo Ramirez struggled out of the ‘pen, and now the Seattle brass decide he should be starting. Not good. For a split second Munenori Kawasaki was possessed by the spirit of Shaq. Nice catch.

A sight for sore eyes in center field for the Seattle Mariners

Franklin Gutierrez, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with Thursday’s top Mariners story; the return of Franklin Gutierrez. With the past year and a half basically spent on the DL, it is important for Gutierrez to get back to his normal ways, or face the threat of being shipped out come deadline time. It won’t be easy either, with the hot bats of Michael Saunders, and Casper Wells, the competition is real, and fierce.

Mariners developing center field debacle: Gutierrez vs. Saunders

Franklin Gutierrez

New NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jared Galde tells us a little bit about the MLB center field position today. He asks the million dollar question. Has Michael Saunders earned the starting center field spot in Franklin Gutierrez’s absence? After a slow start, Saunders batting average is .330. What Gutierrez provides defensively in center field is undeniable.

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.

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

Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners. Tonight at Safeco Field its Game 44 Yu Darvish vs. Felix Hernandez. It could be the case of whoever can score 2 runs first will win. And it will be the bullpen’s fault. Do the Texas Rangers have jurisdiction in Washington State?

Slogans Believe Big & A New Day. A New Way give way to Mariners Tweets

Social Media Report: Mariners

NWSB Insider and northwest sports blogger Carolyn Smith is finally back with another article for NW sports fans. This time she weighs in on the Top 25 Seattle Mariners players and commentators to follow on Twitter. She points out the Mariners sucking means there’s no lack of commentary on TV, in the papers, and her favourite, over social media.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Casper Wells, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the sixth week of the M’s season had to be the home run by Casper Wells, his first of the year and a gift for mom on Mothers Day.A hanger by Andy Pettitte that was pounded to right field that gave the M’s a 4-0 lead.

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?

Mariners vs. N.Y. Yankees: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Justin Smoak

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the New York Yankees. Kevin Millwood finally had a good outing, going 7-innings deep giving up 1 run. The bullpen had quite the day. Eric Wedge ended up using five different pitchers to cover the last 2-innings of the game. Only one of those pitchers managed to pitch more than 0.1 of an inning.

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