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Midseason report card: How does the Mariners’ surprise success grade out?

The Mariners have overcome an injury and suspension to their biggest star, a lack of rotation depth and some unkind defensive metrics to get out to one of the best …


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Mariners place James Paxton on the 10-day disabled list with lower back inflammation

Seattle also brought up three right-handed pitchers from Triple-A Tacoma – Christian Bergman, Casey Lawrence and Mike Morin.


UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

James Paxton forced out with injury as Mariners routed by Angels 11-2

After allowing a two-run homer to Albert Pujols, James Paxton began to fidget on the mound, moving his body, obviously feeling discomfort somewhere on his 6-5 frame. In an instant, …


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

Mariners shortstop Jean Segura wins A.L. Final Vote; earns spot on All-Star team

Thanks to an aggressive approach on social media that included giveaways, promotions, videos, a SeguraFest at Safeco Field and more, Jean Segura won MLB’s final vote, tallying the most votes …


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: Fri., July 6, 2018, 3:46 p.m.

Seattle Mariners announce multiyear contract extension for GM Jerry Dipoto

With his team sitting 24 games above .500, general manager Jerry Dipoto isn’t going anywhere. The Mariners announced Friday morning they had signed him to a “multiyear” contract extension.


Mariners’ Mike Zunino goes on 10-day DL with an ankle injury

The Mariners placed starting catcher Mike Zunino on the 10-day disabled list due to a bruised left ankle. Manager Scott Servais said Zunino rolled his ankle running the bases late …


Wade LeBlanc could earn $31.3 million over 4 years with Seattle Mariners

Pitcher Wade LeBlanc is guaranteed $2.75 million under a new contract with the Seattle Mariners covering 2019. The deal contains three options that would be worth $31.3 million over four …


Seattle Mariners release left-handed pitcher Ariel Miranda so he can play in Japan

Ariel Miranda is now the latest player to leave the Mariners’ organization to pursue a playing opportunity in Japan.


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 7:39 p.m.

Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M’s bench in fake mustache disguise

The Seattle Mariners have seen a whole new side of Ichiro Suzuki. The former star player-turned-team executive showed up on the bench at Yankee Stadium in disguise, wearing a fake …


Lighthearted campaign has begun to have Ichiro Suzuki compete in Home Run Derby

Scott Servais wore an impish grin when media walked into the manager’s office of the visitor’s clubhouse a few hours before Wednesday night’s game.


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

Mariners place right-handers Juan Nicasio, Dan Altavilla on disabled list

The Seattle Mariners placed right-handers Juan Nicasio and Dan Altavilla on the 10-day disabled list, recalled infielder Daniel Vogelbach, and purchased the contract of right-hander Mike Morin from Triple-A Tacoma.


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:39 p.m.

No Shohei Ohtani, but Mariners spend their stash of international dollars on Taiwan, Australia prospects

The Seattle Mariners apparently still had plenty of international slot dollars from their offseason buildup when they were chasing two-way star Shohei Ohtani from Japan.


Seattle activates RHP Juan Nicasio from 10-day disabled list

The Mariners have activated right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the 10-day disabled list as they continue to add options in their bullpen.


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 11:43 p.m.

Mariners cut ties with left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski

Marc Rzepczynski had one job to do as a member of the Mariners’ bullpen – get out left-handed hitters. It was a small, but definable role and the reason he …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:47 p.m.

Mariners’ Gonzaga Night features plenty of Zags

The Seattle Mariners’ fourth annual Gonzaga Night will have a strong Zags presence. Former Zag Marco Gonzales is scheduled to start Saturday night’s game against Tampa Bay at Safeco Field. …


Despite it not being a priority strategy, the Mariners lead the American League in sacrifice bunts

Scott Servais isn’t a fan of bunting. He made that clear since in his first days as manager of the Mariners. Like many people that follow the data and understand …


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 4:38 p.m.

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

The Seattle Mariners made the first big trade of the season acquiring outfielder Denard Span and right-handed reliever Alex Colome from the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers. Seattle …


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 3:32 p.m.

Mariners’ Dee Gordon has broken toe, joins Robinson Cano on DL

Seattle said Tuesday that Dee Gordon hurt his right big toe on May 9 in Toronto and reinjured it Sunday. The stint on the disabled list is retroactive to Monday.


Joey Votto: Sorry for comments after James Paxton’s no-hitter in Canada

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has apologized for saying he doesn’t care about Canadian baseball after being asked about James Paxton’s recent no-hitter.


Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz pulled with bruised foot after second hit by pitch

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz was pulled from a game with a bruised right foot after being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Mariners’ Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for drug violation

Seattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball’s joint drug agreement. The league announced Cano’s suspension in a stunning development for a club …


News coming on length of Robinson Cano’s stint on the disabled list

The Seattle Mariners say they will have a better idea on the projected length of Robinson Cano’s recovery time after the second baseman is examined by a hand specialist in …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 7:19 p.m.

Mariners-Tigers rained out, set for Saturday doubleheader

The Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners have been rained out and are set to play a doubleheader Saturday.


Mariners afternoon game against Rangers on May 16 to be shown exclusively on Facebook

In an effort to broaden its reach to different fans, and more importantly consumers, Major League Baseball and Facebook reached an agreement this spring to expand their partnership for 2018, …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 7:36 p.m.

No-Canada! Mariners’ James Paxton pitches no-hitter in Toronto

James Paxton of the Seattle Mariners became the first Canadian to pitch a no-hitter in his home country, shutting down the Blue Jays 5-0. Paxton joined Dick Fowler of the …


UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:56 p.m.

Mariners move Ichiro into ‘special assistant’ role, effective immediately

Ichiro’s last game as a Major League Baseball player for the 2018 season came on Wednesday night at Safeco Field in a 3-2 loss to the Oakland A’s. The longtime …


Mariners, A’s to play next season’s MLB opener in Japan

The Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will play an opening two-game series in Tokyo on March 20 and 21, the fifth time Major League Baseball will start its season in …


Mariners had an April to remember

The Seattle Mariners lost one series in April. That was against the reigning World Series champion Houston Astros.


Red Sox trade LHP Roenis Elias back to Mariners

The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Roenis Elias to the Seattle Mariners for future considerations.