Minnesota Twins vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 2

Twins vs. Mariners

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.

Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Blake Beaven had a rough night. Despite his solid stats, Beavan’s season has been plagued by a 46% fly ball percent. In fact, his fly out to ground out ratio is at an ugly 40/30. Elsewhere in the AL West, the Oakland Athletics have ridden a 2-game win streak to 13-13.

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.

Chicago White Sox vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Taijuan Walker

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox have won 10 of the past 11 meetings with Seattle, including six straight. John Danks improved 7-4 in 12 starts against Seattle. The Mariners have lost seven of their last eight Sunday games. Kevin Millwood (0-1) allowed five runs on eight hits.

Cleveland Indians vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Felix Hernandez

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Cleveland Indians. The Seattle bullpen has struggled all season long, with Brandon League’s 0.00 ERA and 5-5 in saves the lone bright spot. Well now what else can we say about League after last night that doesn’t contain explitives? Eric Wedge, Mariners manager, made two questionable calls in this game.

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.

Oakland A’s vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 3

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Oakland Athletics. A 5-3 win and a win for Blake Beavan. The M’s won’t see another AL West team for twelve more series. Tom Wilhelmsen pitched a near perfect 8th, and Brandon League continued his scoreless streak while picking up the save.

Oakland A’s vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em Game 2

Athletics vs Mariners

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.

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

Mariners vs. Rangers Game 3

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third M’s game of the series versus the Texas Rangers. A 4-3 comeback victory. A Mariners team that had gone scoreless for 23 innings finally broke loose in the final two innings to pull out a 4-3 victory snapping a 7 game losing streak to the Rangers. John Jaso, Michael Saunders, Kevin Millwood and Kyle Seager were in fine form.