General manager Jerry Dipoto made his third trade in four days on Saturday, adding some relief pitching depth to the Mariners’ 40-man roster.
The Seattle Mariners have gained more flexibility if they want to try to sign Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani. They acquired an additional $500,000 for their international signing bonus pool from the Chicago White Sox in a trade for Brazilian right-hander Thyago Vieira. The trade increases the Mariners’ available money for a signing bonus to $1,557,500.
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been selected to the 2017 American League Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger team. The award is the second of Cruz’s career after he was selected as one of the American League’s top offensive outfielders in 2015.
Could Yu Darvish end up with the Seattle Mariners next season?
The Seattle Mariners have declined 2018 contract options on right-handed pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma and Yovani Gallardo, making both free agents.
A Seattle man says he chased down a suspected thief who ripped the bat off of the statue of baseball player Ken Griffey Jr.
The Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field looks a little different right now.
Mariners CEO John Stanton has praised the work of general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais, especially in a season where injuries forced the Mariners to use 40 pitchers. Stanton says he believes the countless moves made by Dipoto has Seattle in a better place than when Dipoto arrived. Stanton indicated the Mariners should have room for a payroll increase going into next season.
Following a season in which they failed to reach their expected goal of the postseason with a losing record of 78-84, the Mariners and manager Scott Servais announced changes to their coaching staff for next season.
With two outs in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims did a live read. It was for the upcoming postseason broadcasts on Fox. Ironic probably doesn’t begin to describe it.
Parker Bridwell pitched seven scoreless innings in a duel with James Paxton, Eric Young Jr. hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 in their season finale Sunday.
Mitch Haniger had five hits and Kyle Seager launched a three-run homer to highlight a five-run eighth inning that rallied the Seattle Mariners past the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Saturday night.