Haven’t You Figured It Out Yet?  Iwakuma Is A Dominant Pitcher

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NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down why Hisashi Iwakuma is a dominant pitcher in today’s MLB. He may not throw a 95 mile-per-hour fastball, but he’s a Cy Young candidate and his WHIP is 0.72 — the top number among starters.

One-Two Punch!  Jones and Saunders Hitting It Hard

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NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott brings to light how James Jones and Michael Saunders are suddenly lighting up the box score at the top of the order. Jones even broke an old Ms record set by the legendary Edgar Martinez.

He’s Back!  Nick Franklin Returns to the Mariners Lineup

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NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott brings us up to speed on Nick Franklin and the situation brewing at short stop. Brad Miller is not a typical DH player, but his struggles could be the excuse the Ms need to bring Franklin in on a full-time basis.

Day 2 of the 2014 draft: Seahawks edition

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens takes a look at how Day 2 of the 2014 NFL draft transpired for the Hawks. The team ultimately missed the chance to draft players such as Xavier Su’a-Filo, Joel Bitonio, Demarcus Lawrence and Marqise Lee, but it did land Paul Richardson and Justin Britt.

Your 2014 Seattle Mariners, Are A +.500 Team

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger talks about the Ms hot start. An eight-game losing streak had a number of fans saying, “Here we go again,” but the McClendon’s crew has shown some stiff upper lip by going on a very tough road trip through New York, Houston and Oakland and coming away 7-2.

The Good The Bad! The Seattle Seahawks 2014 draft class

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Three Rounds Complete But Just Two New Players Day 1 of the NFL Draft ended and as far as the Seattle Seahawks are concerned we saw exactly what we everyone thought we’d see from Seattle in the 1st round. Nothing. As expected the Seahawks traded their 1st round, 32nd overall, pick to their favorite draft […]

Welcome Back, Hisashi Iwakuma

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NWSB writer and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott welcomes back Hisashi Iwakuma to the lineup. With starters James Paxton and Taijuan Walker both on the DL as well, the bullpen has been pushed into a lot of extra innings of duty out there, and it’s taken its toll on some of the guys.

Mariners take 2-of-3 from Rangers

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Kyle Seager! After a hot start, the wheels fell off for the Seattle Mariners abruptly following an error on a routine ground ball to Brad Miller. Instead of sealing the victory as well as a 4-0 start for Felix Hernandez – which sadly would have been the first of his […]

Pre-draft season predictions for your 2014 Seattle Seahawks

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott has previewed the 2014 NFL schedule, giving us his predictions for the Hawks. Scott features the battle between Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers, as well as a Super Bowl rematch between Seattle and the Denver Broncos.

The Return of Rice and what it means for Seahawks

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us news of a familiar face returning to Seattle. The Seahawks re-signed Sidney Rice to a 1-year deal earlier this week to the delight of many. A healthy Rice would spell trouble for opponents, Brandon says.

Seattle Mariners: Surprise roster choices worth monitoring

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott gives us a look at surprise M’s getting a chance early in the 2014 MLB season. Earning recognition at this juncture are Roenis Elias, Erasmo Ramirez and Stefen Romero.

5 Options for the Seahawks in Round 1

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us 5 potential new Seahawks that Pete Carroll and John Schneider could take with pick #32. Brandon has clearly defined the team needs as WR with his choices of Kelvin Benjamin and Odell Beckham as well as linemen, specifically Zack Martin and David Yankey on offense and Timmy Jernigan.

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