NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the series versus the Detroit Tigers. Kyle Seager kept his hot streak alive while Kevin Millwood kept his cold streak ice cold. The Mariners couldn’t jump on Verlander early enough to give themselves a chance to comeback in this one.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the series versus the Minnesota Twins. Mike Carp is back, which is very exciting, but he’s been lackluster since his return. Chone Figgins is out of the lineup. Good call. The pitching was spot on, with Felix Hernandez going 8 strong innings and the team 1 hitting the Twins as a whole.
The Vancouver Canucks are still down 3-1 in their opening round series against the Los Angeles Kings but insider Josh Hall says Canucks Nation seems a little too optimistic. Will common sense be the difference as Ryan Kesler aka Guzzler and Alex Burrows strive to find their game? Can Cory Schneider hold the fort while Roberto Luongo rides the pine? Time will tell if Vancouver lives to fight another day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the series versus the Oakland Athletics. A 4-0 win and a shutout for Hector Noesi. Hitting homers in Safeco is a tough feat, let alone nailing a 415-footer to dead center. And yet, Jesus Montero did just that It’s still early in the season, but already Ichiro Suzuki seems ill-fit to hit third.
Did you miss the LA Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Friday night? Great game for LA. Jarret Stoll scored a third-period power-play goal, Trevor Lewis scored shortly after another power play late in the final period, and Jonathan Quick made 46 saves for the Kings. Samuel Pahlsson and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver and Roberto Luongo finished with 23 saves for the Canucks.
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the L.A. Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Game 2 Friday night matchup. The Canucks are -172 home favourites. The over/under is set at 5. Dave likes the home team in this one. Roberto Luongo was unquestionably the star for Vancouver in Game 1 – a great sign for the Canucks going forward. Ryan Kesler recorded his first multi-point game since December.
Josh Hall, our Vancouver Canucks Insider thinks the team needs to chat with their moms prior to game two and review lessons taught growing up. Ryan Kesler, the refs have tabs on your every dive. Zack Kassian and Byron Bitz you were just careless. The Los Angeles Kings on the other hand did everything right Wednesday and now look to take a two to nothing series lead back to LA on Sunday.
Free MLB Betting Odds & Picks on the Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers Tuesday night game 2 matchup. The Rangers are -240 home favourites. The over/under is set at 9.5. Q likes the road team in this one 5-4. The start of Yu Darvish Monday was anticipated so is Tuesday’s first start by Neftali Feliz. The Rangers will be looking to crack Mariners starter Blake Beaven at the same time.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the year in his Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. A 4-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics in Tokyo Japan. The bullpen gave up 3 runs on 5 hits. Shawn Kelley could only pitch 0.1 innings, while George Sherrill couldn’t even get through an inning.
It was a great season for the Seattle Sounders, but not a happy ending. They lost 3-2 on aggregate to Real Salt Lake in the MLS Playoffs last night at CenturyLink Field on November 2, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Freddy Montero and Kasey Keller did their best, and that’s all you can ask for.