NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Oakland Athletics. PITCHING MATCHUP: Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (3-6, 4.00 ERA) vs. Athletics LH Tommy Milone (8-6, 3.73) in the series opener. Millwood missed his last start due to the fact he was licking his wounds. Which is bad when you have a groin injury.
NWSB Insider and part-time Seattle Mariners blogger Jason Green weighs in today with his essential 2012 Mariners season projections. Ichiro Suzuki, Jesus Montero and the Mariners will have a good season from their pitching staff with Felix Hernandez, and they will play good D (Brendan Ryan), but while their offense will be better than last season they will still struggle to score runs.