Weekly Seattle Mariners recap: Series pitching vs. Texas, Chicago White Sox

Steve Delabar

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve gives us his weekly M’s pitching breakdown in the arms under the spotlight segment. Shortly after his last start, it was reported that Felix Hernandez suffered a back injury. According to Shannon Drayer Hernandez was in noticeable pain. Along with calling up Stephen Pryor on Friday, the Mariners sent RHP Steve Delabar down to AAA Tacoma.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Ichiro goes deep twice in Chi-Town!

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the ninth week of the year had to be the two home run game by Ichiro Suzuki. When the M’s play at U.S. Cellular field, it alwasy reminds me of the 4 homer game by Mike Cameron. Ichiro made it half way there, and finally beat the Sox at the same time. Ichiro just seems to have Gavin Floyd’s number.

Weekly Seattle Mariners recap: Series pitching vs. Texas, L.A. Angels

Hector Noesi, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve gives us his weekly M’s pitching breakdown in the arms under the spotlight segment. The bullpen made strides this week. I understand how that reads considering Brandon League had another meltdown. Felix Hernandez, who was lights out in the week’s opener was rattled in his second start of the week. Kevin Millwood continues to impress.

Which 5 Mariners are likely to be wearing a different uniform this year

Blake Beavan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners possible 2012 trade rumors and player desitinations. Brendan Ryan, Blake Beavan, Kevin Milwood, Jason Vargas are the four most possible players to end up on different teams in 2012. Looking at the M’s roster, unlike in years past there isn’t a lot there to entice a team to give up a high profile prospect for.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers Gambling Odds & preview

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the eight week of the year had to be the Ozzie Smith-esque play by Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan. On a 1-2 pitch by Hector Noesi Bobby Wilson grounded to center field. Brendan Ryan comes out of nowhere, snags the ball, spins, and in mid air throws Wilson out by a step and a half.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Dustin Ackley high fives

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the seventh week of the year had to be the steal of home by Dustin Ackley. With a 1-2 count on power hitting Jesus Montero, the pitch was in the dirt. Eric Wedge had a double steal on, Kyle Seager took second, Dustin Ackley took home, and on a throwing error, Seager ends up at third. National League managing at its best.

Is the Mariners King Felix getting squeezed out of run support?

Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve goes inside the numbers on that age old question: does Felix Hernandez get enough run support? The answer: Yes, says Steve. With a breakdown of every start over the past three years, including King Felix’s starts this season, the numbers tell us that the average score per start should be 4-2 in favor of the Mariners.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Casper Wells, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the sixth week of the M’s season had to be the home run by Casper Wells, his first of the year and a gift for mom on Mothers Day.A hanger by Andy Pettitte that was pounded to right field that gave the M’s a 4-0 lead.

Weekly Seattle Mariners Recap: Series pitching vs. Detroit, New York Yankees

Mariners pitching

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Insider Steve gives us his weekly M’s pitching breakdown in the arms under the spotlight segment. Outside of Hisashi Iwakuma and Brandon League’s performances, the bullpen surrendered 6 runs on 15 hits with Shawn Kelley and Steve Delabar surrendering the two home runs. Felix Hernandez and Hector Noesi struggled in NYC.

My oh My! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners (video)

Mike Carp, Seattle Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the fifth week of the M’s season had to be the home run by Mike Carp, his first of the year. A first pitch breaking ball off of Nick Blackburn was pounded to right field that gave the M’s a 4-0 lead.

Shawn Kelley called back up to the Seattle Mariners bullpen

Shawn Kelly

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with some M’s roster news this week. Shawn Kelley has been moved back to the big league bullpen from Tacoma. To make room for Kelley, fellow reliever Erasmo Ramirez was sent down to Tacoma in a move that skipper Eric Wedge says is to condition him for a possible emergency starter role with the big league club.

My oh my! Top play of the week for the Seattle Mariners: (Video)

Michael Saunders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Clinton Bell tells us to him the best “MY oh MY” play of the fourth week of the M’s season had to be the grand slam on Canadian soil by the Mariners Canadian baller Michael Saunders. This ball just barely cleared the wall, and in the event that Bautista would have caught it, the M’s still would have gone up in the 10th.

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