Stories tagged: MLB
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Mariners fall to Los Angeles Angels on Justin Upton’s two-run double
An opportunity slipped away Sunday from the Mariners in large part because reliever Nick Vincent, in an otherwise standout season, remains bedeviled by Angels. Vincent surrendered three runs in the …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
MLB capsules: Chris Sale strikes out eight as Red Sox blank Rays
Boston ace Chris Sale struck out eight over six innings on Saturday, and Dustin Pedroia hit a two-run homer in the first inning as the Red Sox rolled past the …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10 p.m.
Andrews Albers pitches Mariners over Angels to keep wild-card hopes alive
Andrew Albers threw six scoreless innings in the Mariners’ 8-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, improving to 4-1 with the M’s.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Mariners notes: Season starts to fade for Hisashi Iwakuma, Jarrod Dyson
While James Paxton and Felix Hernandez remain on track to return this week to active duty, the calendar is starting to work against Hisashi Iwakuma and Jarrod Dyson.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Incredible Indians romp, roll on 17-game winning streak
More than two hours before the game’s first pitch, the mood inside the clubhouse of baseball’s hottest team is almost fraternity-house loose.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cleveland boosts winning streak to franchise-best 16
Edwin Encarnacion and the Cleveland Indians won their 16th straight game, extending the best streak in franchise history by beating the visiting Baltimore Orioles 5-0 Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Ben Gamel’s three-run homer helps Mariners snap three-game losing streak
Ben Gamel hit a three-run homer to give Seattle an early lead, Mike Leake overcame first-inning problems to pitch six solid innings, and the Mariners snapped a three-game losing streak …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Ryan Divish: Mariners still have hope, although task appears daunting
Following the three-game sweep by the Houston Astros, the Mariners’ postseason hopes seem to be on life support, if not all ready ruled dead by some.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Adrian Beltre honored by Rangers, including letter from Willie Mays
A congratulatory letter from Willie Mays and a video tribute including a request from George Brett were part of a pregame ceremony in which the Texas Rangers recognized Adrian Beltre …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Mariners Pregame: Last gasp at postseason chances, lineups and starters against the Angels
Seattle Mariners (69-71) host Los Angeles Angels (72-68) at 7:10 p.m. in the first of a three-game series at Safeco Field.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Miami Marlins begin road trip as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida
As the Miami Marlins began a weeklong road trip, they couldn’t help but wonder what will be there when they get back home.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
MLB roundup: Cleveland rides Carlos Carrasco to 14th straight win
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Cameron Maybin’s ninth-inning homer gives Astros sweep over Mariners
Newly acquired Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift Houston past the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Wednesday night, as the Astros completed a three-game sweep …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Boston’s Dustin Pedroia says stealing signs part of game
It was 4:30 p.m. when Red Sox manager John Farrell walked into his pregame meeting with reporters on Wednesday, a little later than usual because of the 19-inning game the …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Marlins Park gearing up for Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma, tracking to hit South Florida this weekend, could be the first real test for Marlins Park.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Mariners downed by Justin Verlander in Astros debut
Justin Verlander pitched six strong innings and won his Astros debut after Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer with one out in the seventh for Houston’s first hit Tuesday night …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Mariners shake up their rotation with an eye toward the near-term and the future
Even with Labor Day now in the rear-view mirror, the Mariners’ rotation remains in flux. This time, though, the changes stem not from injuries but from strategic considerations.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Mariners Pregame: Justin Verlander makes debut for Houston, lineups and starters against Astros
Seattle Mariners (69-69) against Houston Astros (84-53) in the second of a three-game series at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
MLB roundup: J.D. Martinez belts four homers as Diamondbacks crush Dodgers
MLB roundup: J.D. Martinez tied a major league record by hitting four home runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the National League West Division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 13-0 on Monday …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Mariners give up four runs in seventh, lose opener to Houston Astros 6-2
Even if the Mariners hadn’t fueled their collapse Monday with three costly walks in a disastrous four-run seventh inning, there’s no way to know whether they could have found their …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Mets captain David Wright will have rotator cuff surgery
The New York Mets announced on Monday morning that David Wright will have surgery to repair his right rotator cuff Tuesday in New York.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
MLB capsules: Jose Ramirez ties record with five extra-base hits in Cleveland victory
Jose Ramirez tied a major league record with five extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs that deflected off Detroit outfielders, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Tigers 11-1 …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Vince Grippi: Mariners tease fans, including many who had already checked out
The calendar tells us fall arrives Friday, Sept. 22 this year. We all know that’s not true. Fall arrives, actually
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
MLB Notes: Justin Verlander officially introduced in Houston after trade
Justin Verlander only had about 30 minutes to decide whether to accept a trade the Houston Astros.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Robinson Cano, Andrew Albers lead Mariners to 10-2 win over A’s for sweep
Robinson Cano homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Albers took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 10-2 Sunday to complete a …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Astros use big 6th for 4-1 win, sweep Mets in doubleheader
George Springer had three hits, Josh Reddick and Marwin Gonzalez added RBI singles in a four-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets to sweep a …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Mariners rally from 4-run deficit, beat Athletics 7-6
Jean Segura raced home from third base on a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners rallied from a four-run deficit for a 7-6 …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Mariners notes: Three starting pitchers move closer to return
Could James Paxton, Felix Hernandez and even Hisashi Iwakuma return to help the Mariners
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Astros defeat Mets in return home after Hurricane Harvey
The Houston Astros hoped their return to Minute Maid park would provide a boost for a city devastated by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Dave Hyde: Sports personalities reflect on their best day in sports
“What was your best day in sports?”