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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Suit accuses Mariners of discrimination, targeting Felix Hernandez

A wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by the Seattle Mariners’ former high-performance director alleges she went to team owners John Stanton and Buck Ferguson and CEO Kevin Mather as far back as …

Oakland clobbers Mariners in Felix Hernandez’s final start of season

The final start of 2018 for Felix Hernandez had all the familiar feelings of his season as a whole – mixed emotions as varied as his results.

Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez becomes US citizen

Mariners teammates stood and applauded and “God Bless America” played on speakers when Felix Hernandez entered Seattle’s clubhouse after becoming a U.S. citizen.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Larry Stone: More frustration, and the worst kind of limbo for Mariners

The Mariners’ fall from grace in 2018 has been a slow, steady descent that has wiped out almost all of the good feeling that prevailed for half a season.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

A’s beat Mariners 8-2, leaving Seattle near desperation

Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs as the Oakland Athletics widened their lead over Seattle for the second A.L. wild-card spot, beating the Mariners 8-2 Sunday.

Out of Right Field: Distractions abound for Mariners as Felix Hernandez moves to pen and Robinson Cano returns

As if the Seattle Mariners didn’t have enough to deal with on the field, off-field issues with their two stars and highest paid players will complicate anything the team does …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:56 p.m.

Felix Hernandez removed from Mariners rotation, sent to bullpen

For the first time since his illustrious career began back on August 5, 2005 in Detroit to make his big league debut, Felix Hernandez has been removed from the Mariners’s …

Mediocre Felix Hernandez no factor in Mariners’ loss

In the end, Felix Hernandez’s outing – five innings, two runs allowed on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts – didn’t factor much in the Mariners’ eventual 7-3 …

Mariners place Felix Hernandez on the 10-day disabled list

Felix Hernandez won’t make another start until after the All-Star break. The Mariners’ erstwhile ace has been dealing with lower back issues the last few outings since tweaking it in …

UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

Mariners rally to give Felix Hernandez win in season’s best start

Felix Hernandez was in vintage form, allowing one run in eight innings, and run-scoring singles from Denard Span and Dee Gordon gave the Seattle Mariners a comeback 2-1 win against …

UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 6:55 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Trader Jerry DiPoto strikes again for Mariners

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto made perhaps the most signifcant move of the 2018 Major League Baseball season to date, acquiring All-Star closer Alex Colome and veteran outfielder Denard …

Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout deliver big-time in Angels’ 8-2 win over Mariners

Shohei Ohtani returned from a sprained ankle and took a shutout into the seventh inning while outpitching Felix Hernandez, Mike Trout hit his 12th home run and the Los Angeles …

UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 4:45 p.m.

Who is 2018 Felix Hernandez? And where did his fastball go?

Shutout Felix. No-command Felix. And then this Felix. Who is this 2018 Felix Hernandez?

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 3:23 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Mariners’ Felix Hernandez, Giants’ Johnny Cueto to face each other for first time

The Mariners’ Felix Hernandez and San Francisco’s Johnny Cueto will face each other for the first time in their careers Wednesday in the finale of a two-game interleague series at …

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:18 p.m.

Larry Stone: Felix Hernandez shows he can still be an ace for Mariners with opening-day performance

Opening day comes accompanied by its own built-in charms, of course, even when it happens at night.

Out of Right Field: Mariners relying on hope to bring end to postseason drought

The Seattle Mariners embark on the 2018 season in an effort to bring to a halt the longest postseason drought in the four major sports.

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:17 p.m.

Pitching staff will likely determine the success of Mariners’ season

The Mariners have the longest playoff drought in the four major sports, meaning there is an urgency to finally end the skid. They appear to be an average ballclub at …

Mariners ace Hernandez set to start 10th straight opener

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is set to start on opening day for the 10th straight year.

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

Analysis: Poor past decisions could come back to haunt Seattle Mariners this season

As another major-league baseball season draws near, it is past time for Seattle Mariners fans and readers to face some unpleasant facts.

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:01 p.m.

Felix Hernandez expected to miss one spring start for Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are hopeful Felix Hernandez will miss only one spring training start due to a bruised right forearm sustained when hit by a line drive.

Mariners ace Felix Hernandez hit in pitching arm by liner, exits

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was hit in his pitching arm by a line drive Monday and forced to leave his spring training debut.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Will Mariners have a ‘different’ Felix Hernandez from the past two injury-plagued seasons?

Now that he’s reached age 31 – not old by many standards other than professional sports – Felix Hernandez’s torso and arms have become further covered by an assortment of …

Matt Calkins: Mediocre Mariners have no room for error when calculating 2018 hopes

The good news is that it’s baseball, and you don’t have to be the best team to hoist a trophy.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:01 p.m.

To have chance at postseason, Mariners need a healthy, revived Felix Hernandez

For so many years – a decade, actually – any prognosis for the Mariners’ season began with one reassuring certainty: Felix Hernandez would be the stalwart ace around which the …

Felix Hernandez sharp, Mariners hit 4 home runs in 7-1 win over A’s

Mitch Haniger homered twice and Felix Hernandez won for the first time in more than two months as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Monday night.

Mariners notes: Three starting pitchers move closer to return

Could James Paxton, Felix Hernandez and even Hisashi Iwakuma return to help the Mariners

Mariners rotation in flux as team struggles to stay in postseason contention

The cynic could see it coming. And even the most optimistic of analysts or fans still knew this was a possibility. In the sun-soaked days of spring training, when everything …

Vince Grippi: Felix Hernandez’s injury among obstacles Mariners have to overcome in wild-card chase

A doubleheader split can be seen as half full. Or half empty.

Mariners Pregame: Hernandez to disabled list, Gonzales recalled from Tacoma

Long-time Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is back on the disabled list.

Dipoto balks at the perception of the Mariners as an aging club with no future

General manager Jerry Dipoto argues the Mariners are making major strides in transitioning to a younger, more-athletic roster without undergoing a complete teardown