Jesus Montero http://www.kplu.org en 'The bleakest outlook': Mariners' woes could get worse http://www.kplu.org/post/bleakest-outlook-mariners-woes-could-get-worse <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU sports commentator&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Art </span>Thiel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> describes the Mariners' six-game losing streak as "the bleakest outlook they've had all season."</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And it could get worse this weekend.</span></p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 8875 at http://www.kplu.org 'The bleakest outlook': Mariners' woes could get worse Young Mariner veterans need to step up this season http://www.kplu.org/post/young-mariner-veterans-need-step-season <p>The Mariners begin spring training play this weekend in Arizona.&nbsp;</p><p>KPLU sports commentator shares his thoughts on the new additions to the team and his concerns about some young returning players.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 7841 at http://www.kplu.org Young Mariner veterans need to step up this season Mariners' Montero bewildered by link to drug scandal, victim of 'Lance Armstrong effect' http://www.kplu.org/post/mariners-montero-bewildered-link-drug-scandal-victim-lance-armstrong-effect <p>Mariner catcher Jesus Montero has been linked to a clinic in Florida that’s under investigation for distributing performance-enhancing drugs. His name was found on a list.&nbsp;</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says it’s nothing more than that right now.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 7757 at http://www.kplu.org Mariners' Montero bewildered by link to drug scandal, victim of 'Lance Armstrong effect' Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees http://www.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://www.kplu.org Swing and a miss? Mariners don't get much in Pineda trade to Yankees Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-pineda-out-montero-mariners <p>He was a fan favorite last year. Now he&#39;s a Yankee. The Mariners have traded starting pitcher Michael Pineda for Yankees catcher Jesus Montero.</p><p>The reason appears to be Montero&#39;s bat. He impressed a lot of people at the plate last season.</p><p>Find out if KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel is impressed with the trade, tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3794 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: Pineda out, Montero in for Mariners