NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the New York Yankees. PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees RH Hiroki Kuroda (9-7, 3.46 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (3-7, 4.15). Big news today as Ichiro Suzuki will play right field for the Yankees and NOT the Mariners. He was traded today for prospects. Jesus Montero has recorded multiple hits in six of the last seven games.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Former Seattle Mariners skipper Lou Piniella. Danny Ferguson one of our Seattle sports area bloggers points out Coach Lou Coach has coached 3× World Series champion (1977, 1978, 1990). In 1993, he was hired by Seattle. It was heartbreaking for fans when he demanded to be traded to Tampa. Piniella would go on to manage the heart break clubs of the Rays and the Cubs.