While the talking heads on TV are feasting on the Mariners’ upcoming series against the Yankees–solely for Robinson Cano’s return to New York–we can think of a couple different stories surrounding the club at this point in time that are far more enlightening.
The Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers will square off again for a three-game series at Safeco Field beginning Friday at 7:05 pm. The Rangers hosted the M’s earlier this month in Arlington and took three out of four games — and were also the ones to start Seattle’s eight-game losing streak.
Jason A. Churchill explains the simple but crucial issues with Erasmo Ramirez’s command.
The Seattle Mariners saw their losing streak reach seven games on Monday night, courtesy of a 7-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
It looks like the pressure will be on Felix Hernandez to snap the Mariners’ six-game losing streak. Fortunately for Seattle, there is arguably no other person in baseball who can handle pressure than King Felix.
Seattle closer Fernando Rodney was charged with two unearned runs and the Mariners lost 3-2 on Martin’s game-ending RBI single on Wednesday night. Martin also chased Felix Hernandez with a leadoff triple in the eighth.
C.J. Nitkowski joined 1090 The Fan Wednesday to talk Major League Baseball.
Arlington, Texas will host, arguably, the most anticipated pitching matchup of the young 2014 season Wednesday when the Seattle Mariners send Felix Hernandez to the hill to face the Rangers’ Yu Darvish.
Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie joined The Steve Sandmeyer
Felix Hernandez will try to win his third game in as many starts Friday in front of a sea of bright yellow t-shirts as Safeco Field will be honoring “King Felix” for his first home start of the young 2014 campaign.