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It’s that time of year again in Major League Baseball. Summer is approaching, players are dropping like flies with injuries and your minor league players are progressing nicely. For several teams in the league, now is the time to start making some changes.
In the case of the Seattle Mariners, it’s time to start the process now.
The Mariners have one of the best...
Per a report from the Tacoma Neww-Tribune we've learned yesterday that two of the best youngsters in the Seattle Mariners organization will be moving on from the Jackson Generals. Both promoted to AAA Tacoma Rainiers.
The report states the M's wanted to allow both to play in the Southern League all-star game on Tuesday as a reward for their highly successful first halves...
The Seattle Mariners Farm Arms
Today we’re kicking off a new monthly duel series here at NWSB called “prospect watch.” Each month I’ll be writing two pieces, one covering the top three-four pitchers in the Mariners system, and the other covering the top three-four hitters in the system.
For our inaugural piece we’ll be exploring the pitching side of things. It’s not often...
You would be hard pressed to find positive milestones on the current Seattle Mariners squad if you really looked. Their last few years of futility have garnered nothing but negative responses and negative outcomes.
Ichiro Suzuki finally brought a positive to this franchise when he singled against the Arizona Diamonbacks three days ago.
That hit was his 2500th...
As the 38-year-old Ichiro Suzuki remains in descent, the Seattle Mariners are reportedly willing to deal the future National Baseball Hall of Famer prior to the trade deadline on July 31. Ichiro, a Japanese icon who made his debut for … Continue reading →
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the Seattle Mariners farm system in his second prospects report. Today he covers hitting, going over how prospect hitters Francisco Martinez, Nick Franklin and newly drafted Mike Zunino should fare coming up through the minor league system.
The Seattle Mariners hit a bit of a funk in the middle of last week getting swept by the lowly Padres. Since then, the Mariners have shown a spark taking two of three against the San Francisco Giants, and putting up big run numbers against Arizona on the road. The Arizona series went to the Diamondbacks 2-1, but the Mariners exploded for 22 runs in the last two games of the series...
Ichiro Suzuki doesn't like to get days off, and he accentuated his desire to play in dramatic fashion once he got back on the field. The Seattle Mariners right fielder opened Tuesday's game with his 2,500th career hit and went on to collect three more hits, two of them doubles, in the Mariners' 10-inning, 12-9 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. "If you look...
Jason Vargas is Seattle's winningest pitcher this year at 7-7, but he's lost three games in a row, and Wednesday's 4 1/3-inning, 10-run outing leaves his ERA at 4.66. More than that, he's leaving his pitches up. He'd allowed five homers in the previous three starts before yielding five homers Wednesday at Arizona, the worst home run performance of his career...
The first half in the Seattle Mariners minor league system was filled with surprises and some disappointments. Two of the three full season clubs that have had their break entered the midway point of the season in first place. SeattleClubhouse takes a closer look at each of these teams offering up went right and what went wrong with the clubs.
When I was a kid, "Made in Japan" was like "Made in China" became in the '80s and '90s. It meant, in a word, "cheap."
Everything, it seems, but Suzuki, which was a well-built, tough, durable, fun motorcycle brand. Dad bought a couple 125cc Suzukis when I was about 12 or so. What fun!
Today, Suzuki means baseball. Not the kind they play in Japan...
To all critics who think the Mariners don’t have any good fans, or that these fans fill an unwelcoming ballpark, look no further than, “Cheeseburger!” This fastfood taunt was yelled by a Mariners fan sitting behind the camcorder this past Saturday’s game, while Giants 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval (otherwise known as Kung Fu Panda in MLB circles), was batting. It’s little...
MLB Interleague Matchup Insight M’s vs Padres Game 2
The Padres took game one of this series on Friday night 9-5. Kevin Millwood didn’t exactly have his best stuff, despite an early Mariners lead they couldn’t hang on and gave up a ton of run in the 5th inning to blow this one wide open.
Seattle Mariners vs. San Diego Padres
Saturday June 23
Petco Park – San Diego, CA
MLB Interleague Matchup Insight M’s vs Diamondbacks Game 3
It looks like another lost season in the Pacific Northwest. The Mariners own the second worst record in the American League and even the mighty King Felix Hernandez seems to have caught the underperformance bug this season.
Wednesday June 20
Chase Field – Phoenix, AZ
Moneyline: Arizona -160, Seattle +150...