Stories tagged: MLB
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:18 p.m.
Baseball notes: Cubs get Chapman in deal with New York
The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Mariners shut out from sweep against Toronto
J.A. Happ yielded just one hit in six shutout innings before the Toronto bullpen closed out a 2-0 victory that prevented the Mariners from completing their first sweep at the …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Ex-Mariners star Ken Griffey Jr. prepares to join baseball’s greats in Cooperstown
Ken Griffey Jr. had a private tour of the room that will immortalize his baseball legacy.
Sat., July 23, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Nelson Cruz has two homers, seven RBIs as Mariners thump Blue Jays
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched six innings to win his fifth straight start, Nelson Cruz hit his ninth career grand slam and homered twice, and the Mariners matched a season high with …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
MLB Notes: Chris Sale scratched from start for clubhouse incident
Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale has been scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers after he was involved in what the team says was a “non-physical clubhouse incident.”
Fri., July 22, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
James Paxton pitches seven solid innings as Mariners beat Blue Jays
By lifting his arm a little, James Paxton got a big lift from his curveball.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Notebook: Mariners’ Marte diagnosed with mono
Seattle Mariners shortstop Ketel Marte has been diagnosed with mononucleosis and placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
MLB Notes: Dodgers hand Nats’ Stephen Strasburg first loss of season
Strasburg struck out 10, but allowed six runs and seven hits including two home runs and the Washington Nationals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 on Thursday.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Leonys Martin’s second homer of game lifts Mariners over White Sox in 11 innings
Leonys Martin hit his second home run of the game, a solo shot with one out in the 11th inning, that sent the Seattle Mariners over the Chicago White Sox …
Wed., July 20, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Baseball notes: Surgery likely for Dodgers’ Kershaw
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitching injury woes aren’t likely to go away any time soon.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Felix Hernandez activated by Mariners, starts against White Sox
Felix Hernandez was activated from the disabled list by the Seattle Mariners to start Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Poor relief pitching denies Mariners any chance of rallying
If Wade Miley were pitching Tuesday to hold onto his spot in the Mariners’ rotation, as seems likely, a final grade is tough to assess.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
MLB Notes: Aroldis Chapman’s 105.1 mph pitch matches fastest since 2008
Aroldis Chapman to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy matched the fastest since Major League Baseball began tracking speeds in 2008.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
MLB Notes: MLB says managers need to cool it on arguing
Major League Baseball is telling managers to cool it on arguing balls and strikes, and warning them not to rely on replay help to bolster their beefs.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Mariners lay egg in first game back from All-Star break
That kick-start the Mariners were seeking Friday when they returned from a four-day break for the All-Star Game turned instead into a kick in the pants. Their pants.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Baseball notes: Piniella cheers as Suzuki chases 3,000 hits
Still unsure exactly what to expect from the Japanese newcomer, Lou Piniella kept waiting for the rookie to pull a ball. Too many hits sprayed to left field, he thought- …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
Mariners will likely continue postseason drought
After the Seattle Mariners posted the biggest comeback in franchise history to win in San Diego 16-13 on June 2, they headed off to a series in Texas tied for …
Thu., July 14, 2016
Gene Collier: It’s about time to get creative with the All-Star Game
Since it’s already played in a manner that barely resembles a legitimate baseball game anyway, the All-Star Game is the perfect entertainment vehicle for the kind of experimentation the sport …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Offense kept Mariners afloat during first half of season
The Mariners reached the All-Star break with a 45-44 record. Here are first-half grades for the offense, defense, starting pitching and bullpen:
Wed., July 13, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
MLB Notes: Yu Darvish set to return to Rangers rotation Saturday at Cubs
Yu Darvish is set to make his return to the Texas Rangers’ rotation on Saturday.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 8:43 p.m.
MLB Notes: Rob Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase
With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego
Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 9 p.m.
A look at the All-Star Game in San Diego
All-Star Game capsule
Sat., July 9, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Mistakes on basepaths cost Mariners in loss to Kansas City
Salvador Perez homered and made a key pick-off throw Saturday to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Marines 5-3.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Mariners notes: Hisashi Iwakuma reaches nine wins before All-Star break for first time
Six weeks into the season, Hisashi Iwakuma had one victory through eight starts and it was easy to wonder whether the Dodgers knew something last winter when they backed away …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Hisashi Iwakuma, Mariners hold on to beat Kansas City
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched into the seventh inning, Seattle scored the go-ahead runs on Yordano Ventura’s wild pitch and the Mariners held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
MLB Notes: Defending champion Todd Frazier, leader Mark Trumbo lead HR Derby field
Defending champion Todd Frazier and Mark Trumbo lead the field for Monday’s All-Star Home Run Derby in San Diego.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Astros complete sweep of Mariners
Carlos Gomez had three RBIs and finished a home run shy of the cycle and Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Houston …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
MLB Notes: Pete Rose sues former baseball investigator over rape claims
Former baseball star Pete Rose on Wednesday sued the lawyer whose investigative report got him kicked out of baseball for gambling, alleging the lawyer defamed him last year by saying …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Ailing Seattle starter Taijuan Walker struggles again in M’s 5-2 loss to Astros
Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel and …