Another M’s season is over…Where do they stand? The condor edition

Saunders has been getting it done in AAA rehab work

New NWSB Insider & Seattle Mariners blogger Jeff Budke weighs in on the 2012 year that Michael Saunders had. The biggest question now is, will he continue to progress, or will he slide back into his past production with the club in previous years. Jeff shares his reasons why, and why not for the Condor’s progression, and future with this Seattle Mariners ballclub.

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

Kyle Seager

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Oakland Athletics. The Headline: an eight inning collapse by the bullpen gives the A’s life, as they complete their sweep of the Mariners. Seattle hangs tough all day with strong starting pitching, but the bullpen blows it in the final frames of the game. Michael Saunders batting sixth. Miguel Olivo at DH and Jesus Montero at catcher. Bizarre lineup.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

John Jaso

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Los Angeles Angels. The Headline: John Jaso leads the way as the Mariners dominate on all sides of the field, avoid sweep. Strong nights from Jaso and Iwakuma help seal another Mariners win. Unfortunately, a running catch by Gutierrez knocks him out of the game.

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.

Five things to love about the Mariners Trayvon Robinson

Trayvon Robinson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson is back today to tell the many reasons we should love outfielder Trayvon Robinson. He says Robinson has some real potential to be a difference maker with his speed, much in the same way Rickey Henderson was for years with the Oakland Athletics. Robinson can hit the ball for average and for power, but his real power comes from not trying to be Ken Griffey Jr.

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.

What in the sam hell has gotten into our beloved Mariners?

Eric Wedge

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with his reasons why the Mariners are playing good ball. With every player on the team contributing, Eric Wedge has taken more of a team first approach to this club now that Ichiro is gone. The one two punch of Felix Hernandez and Jason Vargas has been unstoppable, and the can do attitude that has been instilled is wearing off on these guys.

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

Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners vs. L.A. Angels. Tonight at Angel Stadium in Anaheim its Game 114 . The pitching matchup features Mariners RH Felix Hernandez (10-5, 2.63 ERA) vs. Angels RH Ervin Santana (5-10, 5.83). Hernandez is just 2-5 in 13 career starts at Angel Stadium.

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.

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

Brandon League

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.

Moments in time…the Seattle Mariners week that was

Eric Thames

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another M’s Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style.The Mariners continued their mastery over the Kansas City Royals in a 4 game sweep. More moves by the team lead to departures to Brandon League and Steve Delabar, and Mr. Mariner Alvin Davis is hired on as an instructor.

New York Yankees vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 2

A-Rod_NW

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second game of the series versus the New York Yankees. The Headline: Michael Saunders provides the offense on Felix night as the M’s top New York. King Felix Hernandez pitched 7.1 innings of 2 run ball, giving up 4 hits and striking out 4.

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