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Larry Stone: Home runs aren’t what they used to be

I would never presume to speak for the chicks of America, but one man’s opinion: I no longer dig the long ball.


UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:26 p.m.

‘Polar Bear’ Pete Alonso edges Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for Home Run Derby title

Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball.


UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

Mauricio Dubon’s journey leads from Honduras to majors

In so many ways, Mauricio Dubon’s ascent to the big leagues has been unusual. Point No. 1 is simple: No major league player has ever been born-and-raised in Honduras. On …



UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Dan Vogelbach is Mariners’ only All-Star

Seattle Mariners slugger Daniel Vogelbach was selected Sunday to play in his first All-Star game. He is the third player in Mariners history to be selected as a designated hitter, …


UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

Will the real Ketel Marte please stand up?

He was essentially considered the “B” side of the deal. Not quite a throw-in, but definitely part of the undercard. A solid starting shortstop? No doubt. A 23-year-old rife with …



Houston Astros send six players to All-Star Game

Last time the Houston Astros went to Cleveland, they made a boozy, bubbly mess in the visiting locker room. Now they’re invading the home clubhouse, too.





UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Carlos Carrasco holds Mariners in check as Seattle’s losing streak hits six

Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday to complete …


In data-driven age, ‘honor’ of opening day start still big

As spring training neared its conclusion, a reporter mentioned to Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez that Max Scherzer was not precisely on schedule to start on opening day. “He’s going …


National League Central preview

National League Central Division capsules


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

National League East preview

National League East Division capsules


Ichiro hitless as Mariners beat Yomiuri 6-4 in exhibition

Ichiro Suzuki’s struggles at the plate have followed him to Japan. Ichiro went hitless in three at-bats on Sunday when his Seattle Mariners beat the Yomiuri Giants 6-4 in an …


Sean Doolittle: MLB players love our caps. The people who make them for us deserve fair wages.

For almost 60 years, workers at New Era’s factory have been making the caps for Major Leage Baseball players. But the company is transferring most of its work to overseas …


Bone cancer claims Mel Stottlemyre at age 77

Mel Stottlemyre, who came out of the tiny Yakima Valley town of Mabton to become a star pitcher for the New York Yankees, has died of bone-marrow cancer at age …


Ex-Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz agrees to deal with Twins

The Twins continued their quest for power during the offseason by agreeing to terms with veteran designated hitter Nelson Cruz on Thursday.


Royals sign Billy Hamilton, the fastest man in baseball

The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives, a person familiar …


Ex-Zag Marco Gonzales signs two-year deal with Mariners

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners and Marco Gonzales have agreed to a $1.9 million, two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Wow! Dodgers top Boston in 18th inning, longest Series game

Max Muncy ended the longest game in World Series history with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 18th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

David Price, J.D. Martinez power Boston to 2-0 World Series lead over Los Angeles

David Price pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader J.D. Martinez broke a fifth-inning tie during another two-out rally Wednesday night that led the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Red Sox beat Dodgers 8-4 at Fenway in World Series opener

Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 7:48 p.m.

Dodgers’ Manny Machado grilled on eve of World Series

Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross–examined. October’s villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Walker Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies for sixth straight N.L. West title

What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive National League West title. Buehler tossed one-hit ball …



MLB roundup: Another Yankee bites the dust in win over Rays

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