Having a Plan at the Plate vs. Guessing

After watchin g last night”s 3-2 loss to the Yankees and reading some other Mariners Blogs over the past couple of days I thought I would jump in and give my opinion on the strikeout epidemic which has been on everyone”s minds these days. I guess it is important to state up front that I […]

Pineda Leads Mariners over Rays 3-2 as Fister and Pauley move on

    pitched a brilliant game today going 6 1/3 innings and allowing only one hit to go along with a career high 10 K”s to lead the Mariners to a 3-2 win over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on a beautiful summer day in Seattle. Pineda flirted with a no-hitter before allowing a lone single in the […]

Mariners Win one for Rick "The Peanut Man"

    The Seattle Mariners snapped a painful 17-game losing streak by trouncing the New York Yankees 9-2 as all of us in Mariners Nation let out a sigh of relief. Mariners Ace went 7 frames allowing only a run and for once he got the backing of his teammates who scored 9 runs thanks […]

Mariners Beat Oakland in Extras to Keep Pace in AL West

      By Scott Rinear   The Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland A”s in extra innings tonight down at the Oakland Coliseum to take the second game of this 3-game road series against the AL West cellar dwellers. I”ll admit it was difficult to stay inside and watch the Root Sports broadcast of the […]

Mariners Win Rubber Game at "Home" Versus Marlins in Extra Frames

By Scott Rinear The first ever Seattle Mariners road series at Safeco Field came to an end in tonight”s first ever 7:10pm Sunday night game, as the Mariners beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 in 10 innings.   Once again pitched very well, throwing 8 solid innings, walking none, and surrendering only 1 earned run. Fister […]

Jason Vargas Pitches Absolute Gem On Father's Day

By Scott Rinear First off, Happy Father”s Day to all the dads out there, especially to my dad, who I hope was able to catch some of the game today. The Seattle Mariners won yet another series on this 2011 Father”s Day, taking the rubber game of this series from the Philadelphia Phillies in front […]

Ackley and Pineda Shine As Mariners Beat Phillies

by Scott Rinear And without further ado, I bring to you the excitement that is the 2011 Seattle Mariners! Every now and again the stars in the baseball universe align in such a way that situations like the present state of affairs in Mariners land come to pass. Even before tonight’s game, the first of […]

Jered Weaver Dominates Mariners

by Scott Rinear Much like the weather today in Seattle, the Seattle Mariners offense was unseasonably cold with only a few bright spots. Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver made pitching in the Major Leagues look rather easy tonight, breezing through his complete game shutout giving up only 5 hits. I expect the typical reaction […]

Will Mariners be forced to produce in order to save fanbase?

Just a few quick thoughts about the importance of the upcoming 2011 Mariners season before I head down to Peoria Arizona tomorrow for Spring Training. I am not quite sure the Mariners ownership group are reading the Mariners Nation fanbase correctly, but from my vantage point there seems to be a lot of apathy here […]