Lydia Cruz

Mariners Preview: Lydia Cruz breaks down every player in projected lineup

With Mariners spring training in full swing, Lydia Cruz looks at what you need to know about the nine players expected to make up Seattle's regular lineup in 2020.
2 years ago

Cruz: Astros’ scandal turns MLB into must-see TV — as the worst kind of reality show

Due to the Astros' sign-stealing saga, it feels like baseball is currently the hottest reality TV series melded with the spiciest soap opera – and somehow we fast-forwarded to sweeps week.
2 years ago

Cruz: How the XFL is highlighting a different side of pro sports

The XFL resonated with fans for several reasons during its opening weekend, especially when it comes to what makes the players of the league relatable.
2 years ago

The 6: Seahawks’ unlikely heroes and a real championship opportunity

Ahead of the Seahawks' big Monday night game against Minnesota, Lydia Cruz breaks down The 6, the stories every Seattle sports fan should know this weekend.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz’s 2 Minute Minor: The ins and outs of hockey shift changes

Lydia Cruz breaks down why hockey is different from what you may know from other sports when it comes to subbing out players.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz’s 2 Minute Minor: In hockey, defencemen carry value on offence

In Lydia Cruz's latest hockey breakdown for NHL Seattle fans, she breaks down why offence can be such a big part of a defencemen's game.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz’s 2 Minute Minor: Explaining line combinations for prospective NHL Seattle fans

In Lydia Cruz's latest Two-Minute Minor segment for NHL Seattle fans new to the sport, she breaks down what to know about line combinations and three lines in the NHL to watch.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz’s 2 Minute Minor: 3 things for NHL Seattle fans to watch

The NHL Seattle team will be here before you know it. Looking for a way to watch the league closely to get ready for its arrival? Lydia Cruz can help with the Two Minute Minor.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz: Why NHL Seattle decided Ron Francis was right pick as GM

Just how big of a role will NHL Seattle general manager Ron Francis play between now and the team's first game? Lydia Cruz breaks that and much more down.
3 years ago

Why Mariners fans shouldn’t sleep on the MLB international signing period

Baseball's international signing period often gets overlooked, but it usually takes contributions from especially young players to win a title. Lydia Cruz breaks down why Mariners fans should be paying attention as the signing period opens today.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz welcomes Mariners season with Opening Day poem

Lydia Cruz of The Blitz at 6 and Brock and Salk kicks off the new Mariners season with a poem written specifically for Opening Day at T-Mobile Park.
3 years ago

Listen: Supercut of Nelson Cruz’s 163 home runs with the Mariners

Nelson Cruz hit 163 home runs in a Mariners uniform, each inspiring a distinctively poignant home run call, so 710's Lydia Cruz compiled the best of the radio calls of all of his moonshoots.
3 years ago

Lydia Cruz’s ‘ABC-M’s of 2018’ Poem

It's finally Mariners' opening night, and Lydia Cruz is here to welcome the new season in with a poem.
4 years ago

Top Seattle sports stories of 2017: Sounders win Western Conference to reach 2nd straight MLS Cup final

Lydia Cruz looks at looks at the No. 10 Seattle sports story of 2017: The Seattle Sounders returning to the MLS Cup final after winning a second straight Western Conference championship.
4 years ago