Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first M’s game of the series versus the Boston Red Sox. Tonight’s game was the fourth in a 10-game road trip for the Mariners. The loss puts them at 1-3 to start the trip. The Mariners had 8 hits tonight, but only 1 — a Justin Smoak double — was for extra bases. Starter Jason Vargas pitched 6 innings.

Mariners vs. N.Y. Yankees: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Mariners vs. Yankees

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first M’s game of the series versus the New York Yankees. Felix Hernandez had won his three previous starts at the new Yankee Stadium but one bad pitch lost his club the ball game on Friday night. Mike Carp is hitting a mere .130/.200/.304 on the season with 1 home run. It’s easy for Seattle fans to feel jaded by Raul Ibanez.

Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Miguel Olivo

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Today was a rough day to be Felix Hernandez, yet again. This game was a true pitchers duel, and it’s tough to see Felix Hernandez get a no decision. Chone Figgins is hitting a pathetic .138 over his last 10 games. Miguel Olivo finished tonight 2-4 with a home run but was injured.

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

Mariners vs. Blue Jays

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Today was a rough day to be Miguel Olivo. The Mariners catcher did manage to go 2-4 with a home run, but is still only hitting .196 on the season. The Blue Jays beat Seattle with offense, plain and simple. Brendan Ryan, stuck in an 0 for 18 slump, was replaced in the lineup by Munenori Kawasaki.

Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Michael Saunders, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first M’s game of the series versus the Toronto Blue Jays. The Mariners played comeback the whole game until Michael Saunders single-handedly changed the game for the Mariners. In the 9th, he tied the game with a homerun. In the 10th, with bases loaded, Saunders launched his first career Grand Slam for the 9-5 victory.

Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Tom Wilhelmsen

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first M’s game of the series versus the Detroit Tigers. Seattle left a staggering 27 men on base. Seattle had 15 hits, 1 home runs, 2 stolen bases and 2 doubles. Alex Liddi is impressing Jonathan. In the 8th, Tom Wilhelmsen allowed singles to Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, only to shut down the next three hitters. Brandon League got the save.

Cleveland Indians vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 1

Cleveland Indians vs Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first M’s game of the series versus the Cleveland Indians. The Mariners started off hot behind Ichiro Suzuki and Justin Smoak’s strong middle of the order performance. It all unraveled in the 5th, though as the Indians scored 7 to tie the game at 8 and eventually went on to score 1 more for the win.

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