Mike Salk

Mike Salk

Mike Salk is host of 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk Show from 6-10 a.m. and the weekly Brock and Salk Podcast. He helped launch 710 ESPN Seattle in 2009 and returned to the station in 2014 after a year away. He lives in Seattle with his wife, two daughters and French bulldog. Follow Mike: @TheMikeSalk

Mike’s Travelogue: Go Above and Bay-ond

SPONSORED POST – “Ork,” says the giant beast. “Ork, ork, ork” choruses the 800 some odd thousand pounds of sea lion friends sharing Pier 39. They are busy lounging on the docks, occasionally pushing each other into the water, and finding a snack now and again. I’ve spent more time than I care to admit […]
1 hour ago

Salk: The 5 reasons Mariners’ Scott Servais has been AL’s best manager

Scott Servais deserves credit for what the Mariners have done this season, writes Mike Salk, who explains why he should be AL Manager of the Year.
28 days ago

Salk: Mariners have Baseball America’s top system, but how do they capitalize?

Baseball America's latest farm systems rankings feature the Mariners at No. 1. What does it mean? Mike Salk explains and maps out how Seattle must take advantage.
1 month ago

Salk: Big difference for Seahawks is that now, the offense is the show

Offense has been the focus before at Seahawks training camp, but nothing like it is now, with Russell Wilson allowed more control and a bevy of weapons at his disposal.
1 month ago

Salk: Mariners’ trades were no betrayal — they’ve clearly improved with moves

Emotions ran high during the Mariners' trade deadline week, but after doing some digging and seeing how Seattle's additions have played, Mike Salk is fired up about what the M's accomplished.
2 months ago

Salk: The top 5 Seahawks storylines as training camp begins

With Seahawks training camp upon us, Mike Salk shares what he thinks will be the biggest stories about the team to follow this season.
2 months ago

Seattle Kraken expansion draft: Salk’s dream team from available players

The Seattle Kraken team takes shape with Wednesday's expansion draft. Mike Salk shares his list of 12 players he hopes Seattle selects.
2 months ago

Salk’s Mariners Observations: What they need to do, and what’s working

The Mariners showed a lot in their last week before the All-Star break. Mike Salk goes through the good and the bad in some M's observations.
2 months ago

Salk: 4 trade targets Mariners could pursue to improve playoff hopes

What should the Mariners do at the July 30 MLB trade deadline? Mike Salk breaks down four players they could go after, with help from Jon Morosi on what it would take to get them.
3 months ago

Salk: As Mariners decide if their window is opening, they must remember the goal

The Mariners are reaching a point where they must figure out when and how to transition from full-time development mode to going for it.
3 months ago

Salk: Seahawks-Jamal Adams extension is inevitable, and most importantly necessary

While there's no new deal yet between Jamal Adams and the Seahawks, there's no way a deal won't get done, says 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk.
3 months ago

Salk: What kind of player should be Seattle Kraken’s first NHL Draft pick?

The Seattle Kraken found out Wednesday they will pick second overall in the first round of the NHL Draft. Who should they build around?
4 months ago

Salk: Saying thank you for the past decade to Brock & Salk listeners

As Brock and Salk closes one chapter and begins another, Mike Salk shares some words of thanks after hearing personal stories from listeners.
2 years ago

Salk: If Mariners signed Craig Kimbrel, it could be foolproof bullpen solution

Mike Salk never expected himself to say it, but the 710 ESPN Seattle host thinks the Mariners should try to sign perennial All-Star closer and free agent Craig Kimbrel.
2 years ago

Salk: With winning streak, Mariners games already feel like September

The Mariners' 7-6 win over the Royals on Thursday was Mike Salk's favorite of the season because the intensity matched a late-season game.
2 years ago

Mike Salk celebrates the return of baseball on Mariners Opening Day

Baseball makes 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk happy, but that's not the only emotion it makes him feel. All those emotions are what he says make the sport great.
3 years ago

Salk: 4 reasons why Mike Hopkins turned around the UW Huskies

With the UW Huskies back in the NCAA Tournament after an eight-year drought, 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk breaks down four things that stand out under second-year head coach Mike Hopkins.
3 years ago

Salk: MLB, NBA heading in opposite directions in pursuit to catch NFL

Mike Salk explains why he believes the narrative that the MLB is dying while the NBA is coming for the NFL is off-base.
3 years ago

Salk: Blame Seahawks’ playoff loss on offense’s execution, not play-calling

Mike Salk explains why the Seahawks' problem wasn't sticking to their guns against Dallas, but rather their lack of execution when they had the ball.
3 years ago

Salk: Tragic Issaquah story reveals priority problem in sports culture

This is a terrible story. The recent tragedy in the Issaquah School District shows that priorities need to be balanced in sports, and that we need to coach boys into being men.
3 years ago

Mike Salk gives Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll a pep talk in open letter

Pete Carroll usually pumps up Seahawks fans the day after a game, but he seemed low energy on Monday's Pete Carroll Show. That's why Mike Salk attempts to return the favor with an open letter to the coach.
3 years ago

Salk: Why KeyArena vote passed, bringing NHL Seattle team even closer

With the KeyArena renovation approved, Mike Salk of 710 ESPN Seattle explains how a city council vote backing pro sports went from an impossibility a few years ago to a formality on Monday.
3 years ago

Salk: Seahawks have work to do to clean up messy start to season

Mike Salk writes that while he almost always feels better after talking to Pete Carroll the day after a Seahawks game, he has struggled to do so this week because of some factors in the team's 0-2 start.
3 years ago

Salk: Mariners fans should be prepared for what could be Félix Hernández’s last start

There are no guarantees to Félix Hernández's future after his start Thursday night for the Mariners. "I hope fans are ready for this," writes Mike Salk. "Not because they need to steel themselves for the event, but because it would be a great chance to honor a legend."
3 years ago