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UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:40 p.m.

Whether step-back or rebuild, Seattle Mariners focus is on future

Throughout the offseason, the decisions made about the future of the Seattle Mariners took on different catchphrases.


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:08 p.m.

Infusion of young talent makes the late innings of Cactus League games a must watch for the Mariners

The Mariners’ “step back” resulted in several prospects arriving in Peoria, Arizona, who breathed life into a low-ranked minor league system.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Countdown to opening day: 2019 Mariners roster projection

The Mariners will take a least 30 players to Japan and will have to cut down to 25 by the time of their first regular-season games back in the U.S. …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Mariners’ Kyle Seager enters 2019 after physical, dietary makeover

Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager enters the 2019 season after a physical and dietary remake. He learned to embrace flexibility training, spinach, and a long-term health plan. Seager played the …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

Mariners move ahead after flurry of trades, roster overhaul

Seattle manager Scott Servais hopes his team can find success rebuilding with youth much the way the AL West rival Oakland Athletics have done


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 4:07 p.m.

Edgar Martinez moves into hitting adviser role with Mariners

Edgar Martinez is stepping down as the hitting coach for the Seattle Mariners and moving into a new role as a hitting adviser for the entire organization. The move announced …


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.


Mariners manager Scott Servais keeps word with flashy hairdo after Edwin Diaz’s 50th save

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais kept his word to Edwin Diaz, matching the closer’s flashy haircut following a milestone save over the weekend. Servais had promised he’d get a styled …


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 …


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

Mariners pitching staff rolls out welcome mat for catcher Mike Zunino

As the Mariners defeated the Chicago White Sox in Sunday’s rubber match, giving Seattle its first series win after it lost three straight series going into the All-Star break, the …


Out of Right Field: Mariners future looks bright with duo of Jerry Dipoto, Scott Servais in charge

Continuity is important. But not as important as winning. The Mariners, whose past is pockmarked with little of either, are banking on the two playing well together in the future.


UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

Mariners give manager Scott Servais multiyear extension

The Seattle Mariners have given manager Scott Servais a multiyear contract extension with the club in position to potentially end the longest current playoff drought in the four major pro …


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 6:13 p.m.

Analysis: The Mariners are on pace to make the playoffs. But … how?

The Mariners don’t wow you with statistical dominance. Their offense is about average, which was unexpected. Their pitching has been better than average – also unexpected. So how did they …


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: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:16 p.m.

Two snubbed Mariners worthy of spots in All-Star Game

The excitement of who was selected was tempered by the disappointment for who was snubbed.


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: Mon., June 4, 2018, 6:48 p.m.

Adversity hasn’t derailed Mariners thanks to Scott Servais, Jerry Dipoto

It’s become an annual ritual to predict, in advance, how and why and sometimes even when the Mariners’ season was going to fall apart – which shortcoming would be the …


UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Roster moves aplenty

The Mariners might need to consider nametags on the front of their jerseys after making seven roster moves Sunday with another due before Monday’s series opener against the Texas Rangers …


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 …


Out of Right Field: Gordon’s streak comes to end

Dee Gordon was finally held hitless this season.


UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Injury bug hits M’s … AGAIN!

The Mariners couldn’t make it through the first week of the season unscathed.


Ichiro to get start for Mariners on Opening Day

It was like he’d never left. Well, there are a few more grays in his close-cropped hair now. But there was an odd feeling of deja vu, watching Ichiro sit …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

David Phelps hoping for healthy season in Mariners’ bullpen

When Seattle traded for reliever David Phelps last July, Mariners manager Scott Servais believed his team was adding a player that could help the team reach the postseason.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:38 p.m.

Mariners need to make another big offseason splash

It was four years ago when, seeking to jolt the franchise out of its extended doldrums, the Mariners shocked the baseball world by shelling out $240 million to sign second …


Mariners set dubious record by using 40 pitchers this season

Can you name all 40 pitchers who have appeared in a game for the Mariners this season?


Seattle baseball writers select Nelson Cruz as Mariners player of year

Nelson Cruz is already reaping rewards for a record-breaking season that has him poised to lead the American League in runs batted in for the first time in his 13-year …


Mariners will begin September with much-needed reinforcements

Long-awaited reinforcements begin arriving Friday for the Mariners prior to their series opener against Oakland at Safeco Field.


UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Seattle Mariners notes: Rookie right-hander Sam Gaviglio may be recalled

Call it a soft commitment, but rookie right-hander Sam Gaviglio is likely to be recalled next week from Triple-A Tacoma when the Mariners need a fifth starter for their rotation.


Injuries force Mariners to play the waiting game

Manager Scott Servais knows it’s a cliche and he regrets using it as often as he has in recent weeks. At times, he’s even apologetic. But this is where he …