Strengths and weaknesses of the 2013 Mariners starting rotation

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson acquaints us with the pitchers in the 2013 Mariners pitching rotation. Besides incumbent anchor Felix Hernandez and returners Hisashi Iwakuma and Blake Beavan, veteran Joe Saunders joins the squad along with Brandon Maurer, who defied all odds and skipped AAA to make the big league squad. Danny would be happy with an 84 win season. That is 9 more wins that last year.

Mariners vs. Blue Jays in Toronto: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Erasmo Ramirez, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the M’s vs. Toronto Blue Jays from Toronto in Game 142. The pitching matchup features Mariners RH Erasmo Ramirez (0-2, 3.69 ERA) vs. Blue Jays RH Brandon Morrow (8-5, 2.94). Erasmo Ramirez gets a chance to make a comeback to the starting rotation after losing his spot following an elbow injury in late June.

Weekly Seattle Mariners recap: Series pitching vs. LA, Boston

Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brandon Choate gives us his weekly M’s pitching breakdown in the arms under the spotlight segment. The Mariners went 3-2 this week and the pitchers only allowed 1 run in 3 of those games. Kevin Millwood showed signs of life while Hisashi Iwakuma keeps us scratching our head as to why he didn’t make the initial rotation. Felix Hernandez had a rough week, but won the AL Pitcher of the month.

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.

Red Sox vs. Mariners in Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Boston Red Sox vs. M’s at Safeco Field its Game 136. The pitching matchup features Red Sox RH Clay Buchholz (11-4, 4.50 ERA) vs. Mariners LH Jason Vargas (13-9, 3.90). So far this season Vargas has had 2 starts against the BoSox and is 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA and has given up 3 home runs and 5 walks.

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

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the LA Angels vs. M’s at Safeco Field its Game 133. The pitching matchup features Mariners Angels RH Dan Haren (8-10, 4.82 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (4-11, 4.28). For the month of August Millwood has given up 37 hits in 29.2 innings including 5 home runs resulting in 20 runs allowed, 19 of them earned.

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.

Mariners vs. White Sox in Chicago: 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 M’s vs. Chicago White Sox at Safeco Field its Game 126. The pitching matchup features Mariners LH Jason Vargas (13-8, 3.53 ERA) vs. White Sox RH Jake Peavy (9-9, 3.11). If Vargas is on the top of his game they can have this game, if not – watch the 8 game streak end here. Should be a good series with two good teams.

Indians vs. Mariners in Seattle: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Kevin Millwood, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Cleveland Indians vs. M’s. Tonight at Safeco Field its Game 123. The pitching matchup features Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Kevin Millwood. The old man Millwood takes the hill hoping to improve his overall record for the season.

Top 5 Mariners pitching performances of all-time

Felix Hernandez

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the the All-Time top 5 pitching performances on the Seattle Mariners. As history goes it was the 23rd perfect game in MLB history. Felix Hernandez throws a perfect game, but how does he rank amongst the Mariner best? From Randy Johnson to Chris Bosio, we’re taking a ride through history.

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.

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

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays vs. M’s. Tonight at Safeco Field its Game 117 . The pitching matchup features Rays RH Alex Cobb (6-8, 4.32 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Blake Beavan (7-6, 5.12). Beavan has won four consecutive decisions. He received a no-decision in his last turn.

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