Seattle Mariners: Spring Training Bite-Sized Bits – Pitching Edition

Seattle Mariners: Spring Training Bite-Sized Bits – Pitching Edition

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Spring Training is well on its way, with the Mariners already thirteen games into the Cactus League Schedule. With that, comes a bucket full of stats! Mmm…fresh stats. These stats are just empty calories though; sweet and meaningless like Lucky Charms’ marshmallows….

Seattle Mariners: Getting to know Hisashi Iwakuma

Seattle Mariners: Getting to know Hisashi Iwakuma

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Hishashi Iwakuma (Kuma-Japanese for Bear) Pronouciation: he-sash-ee ee-wah-kuma Position: #2 Starting Pitcher- Innings Eater Biography: Iwakuma played high school baseball in Japan and was drafted by Osaka Kintetsu in the 1999 NPB amateur draft. Played for Japan in the 2004 Olympics and…

Seattle Sounders: San Jose send Sounders Quaking in their Boots

Seattle Sounders: San Jose send Sounders Quaking in their Boots

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Early in this 2015 season, the Seattle Sounders have been punched squarely in the jaw by a western conference foe.   Chris “Wondo” Wondolowski and the San Jose Earthquakes took it to the Sounders with the verve and the scrap of a junkyard dog. Sounder FC drop…

Seattle Thunderbirds: Ready for the Playoffs

Seattle Thunderbirds: Ready for the Playoffs

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Your Seattle Thunderbirds continue to prepare for the 2015 WHL Playoffs. This past weekend they played a split home/home series with the local Everett Silvertips. Make no mistake, this was a battle for positioning within the playoffs that had serious implications on the postseason….

Seattle Mariners: Getting to Know Charlie Furbush

Seattle Mariners: Getting to Know Charlie Furbush

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Charlie Furbush Position: Relief Pitcher Biography: Hailing from Portland, Maine, Charlie Furbush was recruited to play at Lousiana State University. While at LSU, Furbush was drafted by the Detroit Tigers going in the 4th round. In 2011, Furbush made his MLB debut…