Stories tagged: Commentary
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Wearing the uniforms of the one-and-done 1969 Seattle Pilots, the Mariners suffered an 8-4 defeat Saturday afternoon to the Baltimore Orioles, who had dropped 10 in a row.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it’s clear that baseball is doomed on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
John Blanchette: Despite their collegiate accomplishments, the toughest challenges still await this bunch of Bulldogs
Both players, Hachimura in particular, will have to endure the modern blather that suggests that any first-rounder who falls short of All-Pro status is somehow a bust.
Thu., June 20, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles
Wade LeBlanc pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Sandbagging? The U.S. Women’s World Cup team? No way.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals
Domingo Santana hit two home runs with five RBIs and former Gonzaga standout Marco Gonzales pitched 6 2/3 strong innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Kansas City Royals …
Tue., June 18, 2019, 8 a.m.
The leaderboard next to the 18th green at the U.S. Open again was filled with red numbers under par. The only difference was the scenery.
UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Ever imagine what it would be like to have Babe Ruth participate in the home run derby?
Sat., June 15, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
Brooks Koepka is chasing history, and no one seems to care. Three U.S. Opens in a row. Five wins in the last nine majors. What time does Tiger Woods tee …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
John Blanchette: Firing Don Verlin puts Idaho in contention as college basketball’s No. 1 laughing stock
This may be Idaho doing the most Idaho thing ever. So far.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-2 victory against the Oakland Athletics
Marco Gonzales pitched seven strong innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Oakland Athletics 9-2 Friday night.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
There wasn’t much memorable about a second round Friday in the U.S. Open that left Tiger Woods fuming about missed opportunities.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
“Let’s talk kickers,” gushed Pete Carroll, beginning his final press briefing of the Seahawks offseason on Thursday with unabashed enthusiasm over a mundane topic.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
The Warriors fought to the end. Man, did they fight.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
Someone wanted to know about Rickie Fowler’s haircut, not the kind of question you usually get after taking a share of the lead in the U.S. Open. The mullet was …
Tue., June 11, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning off the alliterative duo of Brandon Brennan and Austin Adams to rally past Seattle 6-5 Tuesday night.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
Complaints are normal at the U.S. Open, and some of them are valid because mistakes are made. But it’s starting to sound like whining.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
Tiger Woods is 44 now, balding and with the usual aches and pains that go along with age and the wear and tear of swinging a golf club. That he’s …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Kevin Durant dropped the ball, skipped quickly in pain and dropped to the court Monday night with a sad but fundamental lesson on display for all us: That’s why you …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 8 a.m.
Kevin Durant limped off the floor at Oracle Arena a month ago – Game 5 of the second round – with what the team called a mild calf strain. It’s …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 8-7 loss to the Houston Astros in 14 innings
Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly as the Houston Astros defeated the host Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
I’ve burned with a passion for baseball my entire life, and I don’t see it waning anytime soon. When I speak of a dire need to tweak what I (and …
Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Domingo Santana, Tom Murphy and Edwin Encarnacion hit homers in a seven-run sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Houston Astros 14-1 Wednesday night to snap a four-game …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
Alex Bregman went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs as the Houston Astros defeated the host Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night.
Tue., June 4, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
To the victor go the social media requests. This proved far more difficult for Patrick Cantlay than his 64 at Muirfield Village, the lowest final round by a winner in …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
Just when things were starting to make sense in boxing and the heavyweight division was shaping up nicely, a fat guy with blazingly quick hands wiped away most of the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Hate to turn this column into a visitors bureau pitch, but you should know something: It has been amazing to experience the first NBA Finals in this pulsating city.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
It’s tough to be positive about a team that for the past 44 games has played at a .250 clip – a 40.5 win pace over a full season.
Sat., June 1, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
The official culprit last season was the weather, which Major League Baseball cited as a big reason for a 4 percent slide in attendance over the previous year. This season? …
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-3 victory against the Los Angeles Angels
Mike Leake pitched seven strong innings as the Seattle Mariners snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory against the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.