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Center Max Unger is returning to Seattle’s lineup against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday and the Seahawks hope he will bolster a patchwork offensive line that has been struggling.
After the loss, the talk coming from the team predictably turned to preparing for the next game at hand. The players and coaches didn’t seem particularly interested in dwelling on the loss, though a few members of the team indicated that the loss would motivate them to get better.
Iwakuma likely won’t win the American League Cy Young Award, which seems destined for Max Scherzer after he went 21-3 with a 2.90 ERA and led the Majors in strikeouts for the Tigers. But the 32-year-old Japanese standout certainly deserves to be in the Cy Young conversation after going 14-6 with a 2.66 ERA and ranking among the AL leaders in nearly every significant pitching statistic.
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman has the Seattle Mariners on his mind. Just after reporting designated hitter Kendrys Morales will test the free-agent waters rather than accept the M’s qualifying offer, Heyman revealed some names on the club’s managerial “wish list.”
The “Dawgs” of Washington use to be the Pac-10 standard when it came to prominent programs. When you though Pac-10 football, purple and gold was the first thing that came to mind, no doubt.
Three big midweek games had significant playoff implications on Wednesday night, as Seattle’s struggles continued, San Jose and Vancouver kept their outside playoff hopes alive, and Sporting KC failed to overtake New York in the East.