Brent Stecker

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Brent Stecker is the Lead Editor of, a role he has held since September 2017. A native of Ephrata, Wash., he joined the Seattle Sports and team in 2013 after six years as a sports reporter for The Wenatchee World. When not working, he can be found playing guitar with his band on stages in Ballard and Capitol Hill or showing his staunch support for fundamental defense in the outfield on Twitter. Follow Brent: @BrentStecker

Mariners GM: Why ‘runway’ for growing players is key for Seattle

"If you never provide a runway for your internal options to get better to improve, you'll never be sustainable," Mariners GM Justin Hollander said.
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Mariners’ Scott Servais: High expectations of fans ‘a great thing’

Mariners manager Scott Servais is feeling something different from the team's fans going into the 2023 season, and he's a fan of it.
3 days ago

Mariners Odds & Ends: Uniform notes, Julio Rodríguez snub

Seattle Sports' Brent Stecker provides a few notes on the lighter side of baseball regarding the Mariners, including their 2023 uniforms.
4 days ago

Lifelong Mariners fan Cooper Hummel has built career on defying cynics

New Mariners catcher/outfielder Cooper Hummel has turned doubts at every level of baseball into a spot on his favorite team's roster.
4 days ago

Sam Huard announces transfer from UW Huskies to Cal Poly

Quarterback Sam Huard joined Seattle Sports' Brock and Salk on Monday morning to announce his transfer to the Cal Poly Mustangs.
4 days ago

Breanna Stewart choices reportedly down to Seattle Storm, NY Liberty

Two-time WNBA champion Breanna Stewart narrowed her choices in free agency down to the Storm and New York Liberty, ESPN reported Sunday.
5 days ago

Are we overlooking Drew Lock as Seahawks starting QB option?

Of all the Seahawks' options to start at QB in 2023, Drew Lock is the one getting the least attention. Bump and Stacy break down why it's viable.
5 days ago

Mariners’ Cal Raleigh: ‘Pretty disgusting the kind of stuff’ pitching staff has

Cal Raleigh joined the Mariners Hot Stove on Seattle Sports to talk about the team's stellar pitching staff, catching with an injured thumb and more.
5 days ago

Rivalry on? Fists fly as Kraken dominate in 1st win over Canucks

After falling short in six tries against Vancouver, it was a different story in the seventh as the Seattle Kraken buried the Canucks 6-1.
9 days ago

Aaron Goldsmith shares the story of his decision to stay with Mariners

Mariners broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith isn't going anywhere. He told Wyman and Bob the story behind in him deciding to pull out of consideration for a job with the Cardinals.
9 days ago

Mariners’ Paul Sewald talks being a veteran voice in successful bullpen

Paul Sewald is a veteran presence among the Mariners' relievers. He talked to the Mariners Hot Stove about his leadership role and more.
10 days ago

How will shift rule impact Mariners? Infield coach Perry Hill explains

Mariners infield coach Perry Hill joined Seattle Sports' Mariners Hot Stove to discuss adjusting to rule changes for the 2023 season.
10 days ago

Mariners PxP Aaron Goldsmith stays in Seattle after Cards rumors

Mariners broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith, who had been tied to a vacancy with the St. Louis Cardinals, reportedly pulled his name from consideration.
11 days ago

Seahawks Draft: UCLA’s DTR could be this year’s Brock Purdy

Could the Seahawks find the next Brock Purdy in this year's NFL Draft? Brock Huard breaks down why that player may be UCLA's Dorian Thompson-Robinson.
11 days ago

2 Mariners who MLB Network’s Morosi says could make big jumps

The Mariners made the playoffs in 2022 thanks to some young players making big leaps. Who could do that this year? MLB Network's Jon Morosi has two players in mind.
11 days ago

MLB Network’s Morosi: 3 ways new MLB rules may help Mariners

The Mariners may be as well-equipped as any team for the new rules around baseball in 2023, says MLB Network's Jon Morosi.
12 days ago

Seahawks GM John Schneider: ‘We want Geno to come back’

"First and foremost, we want Geno (Smith) to come back. I mean, there's no question, right?" Seahawks GM John Schneider said to Wyman and Bob.
15 days ago

Mariners sign veteran utility player Tommy La Stella, DFA Sheffield

The Mariners have filled one of the last remaining holes on their roster for the 2023 season, signing veteran utility player Tommy La Stella to a one-year major league contract.
15 days ago

WSU broadcaster Chazanow breaks down football schedule, new coaches

Following the release of the Pac-12 football schedules for 2023, WSU lead broadcaster Matt Chazanow joined Bump and Stacy to talk the Cougs.
15 days ago

Huard: The challenge Penix, DeBoer and UW Huskies now face in ’23

After Wednesday's reveal of the 2023 Pac-12 football schedules, Brock Huard explains why the UW Huskies' is much less favorable than in 2022.
15 days ago

Mariners add RHP J.B. Bukauskas to bullpen on waiver claim

The Mariners announced the addition of a bullpen option on Tuesday afternoon, claiming right-handed pitcher J.B. Bukauskas off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
17 days ago

Huard: Two ways Seahawks’ defense came up short vs 49ers

FOX football analyst Brock Huard breaks down what jumped out to him about the Seahawks' defense from their playoff loss to the 49ers.
18 days ago

Carroll explains why ‘there’s a distance’ between Seahawks, 49ers

"There's a distance here," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said after his team's playoff loss to the 49ers. "It's really because of what they got up front."
18 days ago

Mariners GM Hollander: The prospects who could join M’s next

On the latest edition of the Mariners Hot Stove, general manager Justin Hollander identified prospects to keep an eye on for the 2023 season.
19 days ago