Reasons why “big name” MLB free agents don’t sign with Mariners

Safeco Field Rangers vs. Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson gives us his real reasons that high prices MLB free agents don’t sign with the M’s. Danny says it all boils down to Seattle being such a beautiful city, yet it is shrouded in the clouds of rain and doubt. The local weather is a challenge and so is the ownership group. It was encouraging early in offseason thinking the M’s could land Josh Hamilton, Nick Swisher and Justin Upton. Now what? Raul Ibanez

A sarcastic reponse to the Mariners Mike Morse trade

Michael Morse

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson gives us his response to the trade that brings Mike Morse to the Pacific Northwest. The positives from this move is that Morse actually knows how to hit, he wants to be in Seattle and the acquisition shows that the organization is willing to take some risks. The problem is that they’ve added yet another first baseman, and they sent away their only everyday catcher in John Jaso.

Jack & Eric please read! Mariners roster moves need to happen now!

Shawn Kelley, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson weigh in with a message for Mariners GM Jack Zdrunzik and skipper Eric Wedge M’s fans, like them or hate them Danny want to hear from you. Give him your M’s roster suggestions below in the comments section. Danny will respond, let’s get the debate going. Call up Shawn Kelley, move Hector Noesi to the pen.

Mariners vs. Rays in Tampa: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Mariners vs. Rays

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. Tonight in Tampa its #HappyFelixDay as Felix Hernandez takes to the mound to go against Jeremy Hellickson. Tampa Bay (14-8) is off to a stellar start and have been dominating the competition.

Mariners Vs Blue Jays In Toronto: Pitching, series preview, analysis & predictions

Mariners vs. Blue Jays

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto. Tonight in TO Blake Beaven is on the mound. His last start was his match up against Phillip Humber who threw a perfect game against him, not that the lack of offense was Beaven’s fault in the slightest.

M’s vs. Tigers In Detroit: 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 Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. Watch for Mike Carp’s return sometime on this road trip. Watch for Hector Noesi who was ravaged in his last start against the White Sox, giving up 6 runs in 1.1 innings.

State of the Mariners – weekly notebook | April 23rd

Statue of Dave Niehaus

Mariners insider Danny Ferguson brings us the Weekly Seattle Mariners notebook. A not so fun bit of news this week. Seattle fans had to watch a perfect game pitched on them on Saturday afternoon. The crown jewel of frustration came on the day the Mariners were nationally televised losing a to Philip Humber in a perfect game. Brandon League no more blown saves on Felix Hernandez day ok?

The Seattle Mariners finalize their 2012 25-man roster

Chone Figgins Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners baseball blogger Danny Ferguson tells us to go from 30 down to 28, Carlos Peguero and Chance Ruffin were optioned to Tacoma, and Guillermo Quiroz was re-assigned to minor league camp. To get down to 25, the team deactivated Kevin Millwood, Hector Noesi, and Hisashi Iwakuma for the two games in Japan. The M’s front office and Eric Wedge could still change their minds before next week.

What do you think Mariners fans…Johnny Damon to Seattle?

Johnny Damon Mariners?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson points out over the offseason, the Mariners repeatedly indicated the team wish list to improve and compete in the AL West. A left handed reliever, a catcher, and a veteran presence. Danny now questions why the Mariners would NOT want to pursue Johnny Damon. Is it money? His value in that case alone could make him worth picking up.

MLB Inkling: What Adam Moore’s injury tells the Seattle Mariners…

Adam Moore

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson tells us Catcher Adam Moore arrived at the M’s camp this morning with a brace, not a cast, on his right wrist and said a hand specialist told him the ‘break’ was not as serious as everyone thought. Good news, But Danny still provides analysis on what this injury means to John Jaso, and the M’s 2012 lineup.

Question to Seattle Mariners fans: Does John Jaso still exist?

John Jaso

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson tells us even though he wrote an article about this trade back in November 5 Reasons to like the Seattle Mariners Trade For John Jaso he is actually having problems remembering that it ever happened. Already Jesus Montero is dominating the news reports. Eric Wedge says Jaso is a baseball rat. Whatever that means?

Seattle Mariners Baseball: Top 10 Players Since 2002

Felix Hernandez

A lot of incredible MLB baseball players to roll thru Seattle and play for the Seattle Mariners since the turn of the millennium. Our Moments in time points out they didn’t all play at the same time. NWSB M’s blogger Danny Ferguson wonders if we compiled a list of every player to wear a uniform for at least one full season from 2002-2012 who would have given the team the best chance at a winning season?

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