New York Yankees http://kplu.org en After Ichiro trade, more disappointment for Mariners fans? http://kplu.org/post/after-ichiro-trade-more-disappointment-mariners-fans <p>For many Mariners fans, the surprising news of Ichiro Suzuki&#39;s trade to the Yankees is still sinking in. Now comes word that another big name could be leaving the team next week.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel talks about why it wasn&#39;t too hard to say goodbye to Ichiro...and who might be next. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 5730 at http://kplu.org After Ichiro trade, more disappointment for Mariners fans? VIDEO: Ichiro says goodbye to Seattle with Yankee hit http://kplu.org/post/video-ichiro-says-goodbye-seattle-yankee-hit <p></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Baseball fans love perfect moments.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:24:22 +0000 Mark Memmott 5689 at http://kplu.org VIDEO: Ichiro says goodbye to Seattle with Yankee hit Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees http://kplu.org/post/swing-and-miss-mariners-dont-get-much-pineda-trade-yankees <p>We get a bat, but not much else. That&#39;s what KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel has to say about the Mariners trading starting pitcher Michael Pineda to the Yankees in exchange for hot young hitter Jesus Montero. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3817 at http://kplu.org Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees Mariners' streak gives fans 'hope for the future' http://kplu.org/post/mariners-streak-gives-fans-hope-future-0 <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-970926.mp3</p><p>The Mariners are firing on all cylinders these days, with great starting pitching, clutch hitting and&nbsp;good fielding. They enter <a href="http://mariners.sportspressnw.com/2011/05/25/thiel-yanks-ms-forecast-relevant-sprinkled-with-fun/">this weekend&#39;s big&nbsp;series with the Yankees </a>on a hot streak. But how long can it last? Fri, 27 May 2011 18:01:03 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1690 at http://kplu.org Mariners' streak gives fans 'hope for the future'