Stories tagged: Seattle Mariners
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 6:08 P.M.
Edgar Martinez makes jump, still short in Hall of Fame vote
Edgar Martinez continued his steady climb toward becoming the first player who was primarily a designated hitter to be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Now, is there enough …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 7:08 P.M.
M’s avoid arbitration with all players, like Drew Smyly, Jarrod Dyson
The Seattle Mariners have agreed to terms on 2017 contracts with left-hander Drew Smyly and outfielder Jarrod Dyson after acquiring them in trades earlier this month. The Mariners also reached …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:50 P.M.
Mariners pick up starter Drew Smyly as they make pair of trades
The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves. Seattle completed the …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 3:59 P.M.
Mariners acquire RHP Shae Simmons, OF Mallex Smith from Braves, designate former Gonzaga pitcher Cody Martin for assignment
The Mariners have made yet another trade, acquiring right-hander Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Atlanta Braves for left-handed pitching prospects Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 11:31 P.M.
Mariners G.M. Jerry Dipoto explains Jarrod Dyson, Yovani Gallardo acquisitions
The Mariners pulled off two trades in a span of a few hours that swapped one outfielder and starting pitcher for another outfielder and starting pitcher. First, they obtained right-hander …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:30 P.M.
Mariners acquire outfielder Jarrod Dyson from Royals for right-hander Nathan Karns
The Royals have acquired right-hander Nathan Karns from the Seattle Mariners for outfielder Jarrod Dyson, solidifying a pitching staff that lost workhorse Edinson Volquez to free agency.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:12 P.M.
Mariners acquire Yovani Gallardo from Baltimore for Seth Smith
The Mariners landed another option for their pitching rotation on Friday, acquiring right-handed pitcher Yovani Gallardo from the Baltimore Orioles for outfielder Seth Smith.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:45 P.M.
AP source: Giants agree to trade Chris Heston to Mariners
A person with knowledge of the talks says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade right-hander Chris Heston to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. The …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 7:11 P.M.
Mariners sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski to 2-year contract
The Seattle Mariners have signed free agent lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski to a two-year contract. The Mariners also signed right-handed reliever Casey Fien on Saturday. Lefty Dean Kiekhefer and righty …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
Orix Buffaloes of Japan sign ex-Seattle outfielder Stefen Romero
Former Seattle Mariners outfielder Stefen Romero has signed a one-year contract with the Orix Buffaloes of Japan’s Pacific League.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 8 P.M.
Mariners acquire right-handers Rob Whalen, Max Povse from Braves
The Seattle Mariners acquired right-handers Rob Whalen and Max Povse from the Atlanta Braves on Monday night for outfielder Alex Jackson and a player to be named.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 7:06 P.M.
What’s next for the Seattle Mariners after five-player trade with Arizona?
SEATTLE – There’s always a “what’s next?” with Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, and it’s no different after the blockbuster five-player trade late Wednesday that netted shortstop/leadoff hitter Jean …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8:18 P.M.
Mariners and Diamondbacks pull off 5-player trade
The Seattle Mariners traded right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker and shortstop Ketel Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for shortstop Jean Segura and two prospects.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 5:23 P.M.
Edgar Martinez is one of 34 players on 2017 Hall of Fame ballot
Can the Mariners make it three straight years with a franchise icon entering the Hall of Fame?
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 9:19 P.M.
Mariners trade for versatile journeyman Danny Valencia
It didn’t take long for the Mariners to acquire the right-handed corner bat they prioritized this off-season. On Saturday, they obtained Danny Valencia from Oakland in a trade for minor-league …
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 8:03 P.M.
Mariners get Ruiz from Dodgers in exchange for Nuno
The Seattle Mariners have picked up needed depth at catcher after acquiring Carlos Ruiz from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno on Monday at the …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 10:10 P.M.
Seattle Mariners acquire Carlos Ruiz from Los Angeles Dodgers
The Mariners acquired veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz in a trade Sunday night from the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple sources, although there was no immediate confirmation from either club.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 6:32 P.M.
Newsmakers: Mariners outright 3 players to Triple-A Tacoma
The Seattle Mariners on Wednesday outrighted catcher Steve Clevenger and pitchers Charlie Furbush and Ryan Cook to Triple-A Tacoma, and claimed right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber off waivers from Atlanta.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 6:38 P.M.
M’s free agent Dae-Ho Lee concentrates on playing time
Pending free agent Dae-Ho Lee says playing time will be an important consideration once he enters the free-agent market, which could be an impediment to reaching a new deal with …
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 7:04 P.M.
MLB Notes: Seattle Mariners bring back entire coaching staff for 2017
The Seattle Mariners will bring back their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season after the club won 86 games and barely missed the postseason.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 10:27 P.M.
Mariners took positive step this season
The postseason begins Tuesday and, for a 15th straight year, the Mariners aren’t involved. That’s the longest current drought in Major League Baseball and, really, what else ultimately matters in …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:24 P.M.
Mariners go down quietly in season’s final game
Stephen Vogt hit his 14th home run in the first inning on the only pitch that he saw on the final day of the season and the Oakland Athletics held …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
Mariners’ postseason drought reaches 15 seasons
The Mariners extended baseball’s longest postseason drought Saturday night with a rousing but ultimately wrenching 9-8 loss to Oakland in 10 innings that officially eliminated them from the wild-card chase.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:26 P.M.
Mariners move closer in pursuit of wild-card berth
The Keep Fighting Kids finally got a little help Friday night in their uphill postseason chase – and they took full advantage.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016
Canadian takeover of Safeco Field embarrassment to Mariners fans
Although this has been far from his best season, Felix Hernandez enjoyed one of his finest moments as the pitching ace of the Seattle Mariners last weekend.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Mariners keep hopes alive by holding off Oakland
It is a harsh reality that the Mariners have reached the final weekend of their season in a position where they can win and still lose ground.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 11:17 P.M.
Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager hit three-run homers as Mariners stay in chase
Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 12-4 Wednesday to keep pressure on the other A.L. wild-card contenders.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 10:55 P.M.
Mariners’ playoff chances take hit after Astros’ big inning
George Springer had three hits, including a two-run double during a six-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
Cano’s home run rescues Mariners, keeps playoff hopes alive
Robinson Cano’s two-out homer in the 11th inning, his second of the game, rescued the Mariners by lifting them to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monda night …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016, 11:11 P.M.
Mariners 2 1/2 games back in wild card after Cruz hits two home runs in win
Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday.