NWSB insider Jonathan Irwin brings us his 5 reasons why fans should already fear for the Seattle Mariners bullpen. While Tom Wilhelmsen and Brandon League preformed well in the season opener. Shawn Kelley, Steve Delabar and George Sherrill did the opposite in game 2. The team has no set up man, no swing man and didn’t exactly wow fans with the bullpen performance this Spring.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the year in his Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. A 4-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics in Tokyo Japan. The bullpen gave up 3 runs on 5 hits. Shawn Kelley could only pitch 0.1 innings, while George Sherrill couldn’t even get through an inning.
Senior writer Matt Larkin tells us the M’s have brought up all the talent from their farm team for September. For a non-contending team like the Mariners, the losing season has a silver lining: September callups.
Our man on the Mariners beat Danny Ferguson weighs in with some 2012 Seattle Mariners pitching predictions. He looks indepth at the Bullpen and Starters…