April 17, 2015 - Hour: 3 Mariners 3rd basemen Kyle Seager stops by to talk about the Mariners start, how good it is to be playing at home, and a bit about his family. 710 ESPN Seattle Mariners reporter Shannon Drayer talks about the road trip and how the team can turn things around. In "Audibles!" we learn about who would do best landing a plane in an emergency.
April 17, 2015 - Hour: 2 John Clayton explains why the thinks there's a less than 50/50 chance that the Seahawks re-sign backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. ESPN reporter Britt McHenry goes off on a woman running an impound after her car was towed. Was her one-week suspension enough or was it even warranted at all? In "Sweeping the Dial" the guys discuss John Smoltz who says pitching changes are the culprit for slowing down games, Cubs phenom Kris Bryant is called up, and are QBs expected to take hometown discounts?
April 17, 2015 - Hour: 1 The guys are live from Edgar's Cantina at Safeco Field. Tonight, the M's begin a 9-game homestand against three beatable teams Texas, Houston and Minnesota. How important is it for the Mariners to have a good homestand? Fernando Rodney has really struggled over his last 2 outings. Can he bounce back and how long do they stick with him if he doesn't? John Smoltz, a former closer himself, talks about letting a closer get right. Nelson Cruz was a monster on the last road trip, hitting homeruns in 5 consecutive games. Can he keep it going at Safeco?
Thursday, April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015 - Hour: 4 It's "The John Clayton Rewind!" We replay our 4 o'clock segment with the Professor.
The guys bring up the sabermetric stat 'BABIP' and how it effects the Mariners. Plus, it's very important that the Mariners have a strong homestand while they are playing teams that are very beatable.
April 16, 2015 - Hour: 3 David Shoenfield of ESPN.com has jumped right off the Mariners bandwagon. That was quick. He is a Mariners fan since 1977 so he's seen this before. The guys try to convince him to get back on.
What are the concerns for the Mariners right now? Pitching? Hitting beyond the main three? Listeners weigh in.
In "Audibles!" we learn about famous ancestors, sorta.
April 16, 2015 - Hour: 2 John Clayton weighs in a little on the Mariners before discussing how important wide receiver Jermaine Kearse is to the Seahawks' offense and the competition Seattle will have at receiver heading into next season. The so-called 'Quarterback Whisperer' George Whitfield says Jameis Winston is a can't miss QB prospect and Warren Moon likes what he sees as well. Are his off-field problems just a maturity issue, or a troubling sign of things to come? In "Sweeping the Dial" the guys talk about Anthony Gose steals home in a game, Adrian Peterson is reinstated, and NFL player Phillip Buchanon's mom says his son owes him $1 million for his upbringing.
April 16, 2015 - Hour: 1 What are you most worried about when it comes to the Mariners? Pitching, offense continuing, or inexcusable gaffes like Robinson Cano's? How bad was Cano's mistake? Even Vin Scully who began calling Dodgers games in Brooklyn in 1950, said he'd never seen anything like it. Would you have benched him like Jim says he would? What was the worst mistake you made at work? Danny tells us his and some listeners share theirs.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015 - Hour: 3 Eric Byrnes of the MLB Network talks about the Mariners struggles so far and says it's still early and he thinks they will turn it around. He says there is some concern about Fernando Rodney, but you can't take the job from him just yet.
Lloyd McClendon addressed some of the struggles the Mariners have faced lately and he did it in typical Lloyd fashion.
In "Audibles!" we learn about the guys save celebrations.
April 15, 2015 - Hour: 2 John Clayton discusses the draft picks that would have to be involved if the Chargers were to trade quarterback Philip Rivers to the Titans. Actor Chris Pratt loves Russell Wilson and refers to wanting to be like him in publicity interviews. Plus Jim is sick of Seahawks Instagram videos from Hawaii. In "Sweeping the Dial" the guys talk about a possible OKC elimination from the playoffs, new Cleveland Browns uniforms, and Thabo Sefolsha of the Atlanta Hawks getting roughed up by police.
April 15, 2015 - Hour: 1 After another lead goes 'poof' courtesy of Fernando Rodney. There were other players that had a hand in the loss like Hishashi Iwakuma and even Lloyd McClendon, so it looks like we have another "WHO DUNNIT?" on our hands! Who's the most responsible for the Mariners loss last night? Callers weigh in all hour long as we try to determine what could've been different last night.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
April 14, 2015 - Hour: 3 Root Sports analyst Bill Krueger, talks through a tin can about his expectations from Hisashi Iwakuma tonight and recaps the first week of Mariners baseball.
Jim thinks Fernando Rodney needs to be under immense pressure to perform the way he needs to. Danny suggests blinders and a sensory deprivation chamber.
What do you expect from Hisashi Iwakuma tonight and how nervous are you about his performance?
In "Audibles!" we learn about what side dish goes best with ham.
April 14, 2015 - Hour: 2 John Clayton gives us the latest from around NFL and with the time it's taking to reach a verdict in the Aaron Hernandez trial, it leads him to believe it will be a hung jury. Also Michael Crabtree is a now an Oakland Raider. The Mariner 'Franchise Four' has touched off a bit of debate as most agree that Ken Griffey Jr., Edgar Martinez and Felix Hernandez are in, but the final spot seems to leave a debate between Ichiro and Randy Johnson. Danny is adamant that Ichiro wins out. In "Sweeping the Dial" the guys talk about Crabtree to Oakland, the infamous video of an Oregon steeplechase runner prematurely celebrating, and Nic Stauskas of the Kings gets his house 'popcorned'.
April 14, 2015 - Hour: 1 The Mariners played extra innings for the third straight game, this time dropping the game to the Dodgers (after having a 4-0 lead). Is pitching becoming a problem? Are you worried about Iwakuma starting tonight? Also Nelson Cruz has been as advertized. The guys talk about Jim taking his kid into a bar to take a middle finger picture. What part of that scenario is worse? Plus is Russell Wilson playing hardball by clinging to hopes to play baseball? Callers give their thoughts.
Monday, April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015 - Hour: 3 Chris Rose of the MLB Network talks about his impression of the Mariners and how legitimate their chances are for winning the division.
Who are your 'Franchise Four' for the Mariners? Callers give us their thoughts.
In "Audibles!" we learn which of the Franchise Four the guys would want to be stranded on an island with.
April 13, 2015 - Hour: 2 John Clayton looks at Russell Wilson bringing up his interest in baseball and how it may relate to his contract extension talks with the Seahawks. It's Jim's chance to shine as we talk about the Masters and Jordan Spieth running away with it at age 21. In "Sweeping the Dial" the guys discuss the outrageous goings on in the Aaron Hernandez trial, William Gholston paying someone back, and Barry Bonds wanting to celebrate A-Rod.