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.

Texas Rangers vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Jason Vargas

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Texas Rangers. The Headline: the Mariners drop this one by a hair, and though the failed to complete the sweep they still win the series. The Mariners do everything to put themselves in a position to win, but can’t follow through. The biggest complaint, it all feels too normal at this point.

Texas Rangers vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 1

Miguel Olivo

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the first game of the series versus the Texas Rangers. The Headline: Justin Smoak and Miguel Olivo come alive as the Mariners top the Rangers. After an abysmal offensive effort against Baltimore, the Mariner bats finally show signs of life as the put six runs up against the visiting Rangers.

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.

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.