Bob Stelton

Bob Stelton

Bob Stelton is the co-host of "Wyman and Bob." He came to Seattle Sports in 2011 after working for the ESPN Radio affiliate in St. Louis and Sporting News Radio in Chicago and Santa Monica, Calif. A Seattle native, Bob made the switch from rock singer in 1997 to begin his radio career in his hometown. Follow Bob: @BobStelton

Bob Stelton’s M’s Breakout Candidate: Logan Gilbert built for big moments

When it came to picking a breakout player for the Mariners in 2022, Bob Stelton saw what he needed to see from Logan Gilbert last September.
5 months ago

Bob Stelton: Mariners’ stellar start turned into a bad thing for Seattle

The Mariners were the league's hottest team in mid-April, but did their stellar start end up being a bad thing for this team? 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton explains.
3 years ago

Video: Mariners have DH problem that has nothing to do with Jay Bruce or Edwin Encarnación

The Mariners have a number of players whose primary position should probably play DH ahead of any spot in the field – Daniel Vogelbach, Edwin Encarnación and Jay Bruce. There's one more, according to 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton.
3 years ago

Stelton: Félix Hernández in last year of contract is Mariners’ biggest story

For all of the transactions and changes made by the Mariners, their longest-tenured player continues to be the biggest story heading into the season for 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton.
3 years ago

Stelton: Why it’s OK for Seahawks fans to root for rival Rams in Super Bowl

Now that the Rams are in the Super Bowl, it should be a no-brainer to root against the Seahawks' chief rival – right? Maybe if the New England Patriots weren't on the other side of the field.
3 years ago

Stelton: Mariners have chance to find their identity during ‘step back’

The Mariners aren't expected to be a contender in 2019 – in fact, general manager Jerry Dipoto said this season will be a "step back" and a "re-imagining" of the roster. But for 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton, that's not necessarily a bad thing.
4 years ago

Stelton: Should the Seahawks be resting key players in Week 17?

Bob Stelton of 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob, Groz and Tom would like to see Pete Carroll's Seahawks err on the side of caution at CenturyLink Field on Sunday a week out from the playoffs.
4 years ago

Stelton: There’s more on the line than playoffs for Seahawks vs 49ers now

The back and forth between Seahawks DE Frank Clark and 49ers CB Richard Sherman has renewed the rivalry between the two NFC West teams before Sunday's game.
4 years ago

Stelton: Seahawks have advantage over Vikings in Week 14

The Seahawks (7-5) have a chance to improve their playoff odds to over 95 percent in Week 14 with a win over the Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1), a fellow Wild Card contender. 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton previews the Monday night contest.
4 years ago

Stelton: Seahawks’ secondary has to prove it is for real vs Lions

In Bob Stelton's look ahead to Sunday's Seahawks-Lions game, the Bob, Groz and Tom co-host explains why the heat will start to get turned up on Seattle's secondary in Detroit.
4 years ago

Stelton: Why the Seahawks should have a big day in London

Bob Stelton of 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob, Groz and Tom previews Sunday's Seahawks-Raiders game, explaining why he just doesn't see the Raiders being able to put up much of a fight in London.
4 years ago

Stelton: Seahawks’ best defense against Rams will be its offense

What's going to be the key for the Seahawks against the 4-0 Rams? Bob Stelton of 710 ESPN Seattle says it's going to be Seattle's offense that will be its best defense.
4 years ago

Stelton: The crucial spots on the field for the Seahawks in Week 2 vs Bears

Ahead of the Seahawks' game against the Bears on Monday night, 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton looks at who could step up with two key players injured and a tough matchup in the pass rush.
4 years ago

Stelton: Robinson Canó returns, but he’s not the only bat Mariners should bring back

Robinson Canó's return should help the Mariners' push for the playoffs, but Seattle has another option in Triple-A who could also add some offensive punch, explains Bob Stelton.
4 years ago

Stelton: Félix Hernández’s 2018 season reaches a sad turning point

Bob Stelton of 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob, Groz and Tom reacts to Félix Hernandez's latest rough start and the condition it leaves the Mariners' rotation in.
4 years ago

Stelton: With Mariners’ offense struggling, Ben Gamel’s demotion is puzzling

The Mariners needed to send down an outfielder after acquiring Cameron Maybin. But Ben Gamel? That particular move didn't make sense to Bob Stelton, who explains why in his latest video.
4 years ago

Stelton: The one return that will be key for the Mariners in second half

The Mariners struggled both on the mound and at the plate during their losing streak to end the first half of the season. When Mike Zunino returns from the DL, Bob Stelton expects him to make a big difference defensively.
4 years ago

Stelton: Marco Gonzales solidifying Mariners’ rotation in rough stretch

Not only is Marco Gonzales solidifying the Mariners' rotation, but last year's trade with St. Louis to bring him to Seattle is rapidly rising up the list of Jerry Dipoto's best deals, says Bob Stelton.
4 years ago

Stelton: Mariners building much-needed cushion for postseason race

With the Mariners on the verge of a sweep in Baltimore, coming after series losses in New York and Boston, Bob Stelton explains why it was big for the M's to take care of business against the Orioles.
4 years ago

Stelton: Which Mariners should make the American League All-Star team?

With the MLB All-Star Game less than a month away and the Mariners owning the fourth-best record in baseball, Bob Stelton makes his picks for M's to play on the AL All-Star team.
4 years ago

Should the Mariners give Robinson Canó playing time when he returns?

If the Mariners are doing just fine without Robinson Canó, why play him at all when his suspension is over in mid-August? Bob Stelton of Bob, Groz and Tom tackles the question.
4 years ago

We can go ahead and appreciate what the first-place Mariners are doing

The AL West-leading Seattle Mariners have won 14 of their last 17, including a gigantic 7-1 victory Tuesday over the defending champion Astros. It's OK to celebrate the incredible run they're on, too, says Bob Stelton.
4 years ago

Are they for real? Mariners get a chance to prove it vs Astros

The Mariners lead the AL West, having overtaken the defending World Series champion Astros over the weekend. But now they have to prove they can hang in a two-game set in Houston.
4 years ago

Stelton: Why the Mariners are 8 games over .500 almost 2 months in

In 2017, the Mariners were six games under .500 through 47 games. This year at the same point, they're eight games over .500. Bob Stelton breaks down what he's seeing now from the M's.
4 years ago