Stories tagged: Seattle Mariners
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
The Mariners’ quest falls short: Shohei Ohtani signs with the Angels
The Mariners’ American League West rival won the bidding contest for the coveted two-way star.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses Angels over Mariners
Shohei Ohtani has decided he’s on the side of the Angels.The Japanese two-way star announced Friday he will sign with the Los Angeles Angels, ending the sweepstakes surrounding his move …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from Marlins for 3 prospects
Miami second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects on Thursday in a deal that marks the start of the Marlins’ latest payroll purge, …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Mariners can be optimistic – cautiously – about signing Shohei Ohtani
No one knows how good this guy is really going to be, and no one has a royal clue what he’s looking for in his search for a new ballclub …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Mariners sign Andrew Romine to 1-year deal among roster moves
Utilityman Andrew Romine and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a one-year contract for the 2018 season, while the club chose not to tender contracts to pitchers Drew Smyly and …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Mariners’ Nelson Cruz wins Edgar Martinez Award
Nelson Cruz has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award, as announced by Major League Baseball on Thursday. This marks Cruz’s first career …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Mariners sign RHP Hisashi Iwakuma to minor-league deal
The Seattle Mariners have signed right-handed pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma to a minor-league contract with an invite to spring training. The deal announced Monday keeps Iwakuma with the only organization he …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Spokane company helps renovate Safeco Field playing surface
Mark Albin got called up recently to the big leagues.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Mariners trade for Yankees reliever Nick Rumbelow
General manager Jerry Dipoto made his third trade in four days on Saturday, adding some relief pitching depth to the Mariners’ 40-man roster.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Mariners make trade, raise available money for Japan’s Shohei Otani
The Seattle Mariners have gained more flexibility if they want to try to sign Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani. They acquired an additional $500,000 for their international signing bonus pool from …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
A’s trade DH/INF Ryon Healy to Mariners for Emilio Pagan, minor leaguer
Still in the initial stages of the offseason, general manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners believe they’ve solved one of their big concerns.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Mariners’ Nelson Cruz named Silver Slugger at DH
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been selected to the 2017 American League Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger team. The award is the second of Cruz’s career after he was …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
MLB.com expert predicts Yu Darvish could end up with Mariners
Could Yu Darvish end up with the Seattle Mariners next season?
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Mariners decline options on pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma, Yovani Gallardo
The Seattle Mariners have declined 2018 contract options on right-handed pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma and Yovani Gallardo, making both free agents.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Seattle man recovers bat taken from Ken Griffey Jr. statue
A Seattle man says he chased down a suspected thief who ripped the bat off of the statue of baseball player Ken Griffey Jr.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Bat stolen from Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field
The Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field looks a little different right now.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Mariners CEO optimistic even as playoff drought goes on
Mariners CEO John Stanton has praised the work of general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais, especially in a season where injuries forced the Mariners to use 40 pitchers. …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Mariners won’t bring back Tim Bogar, Casey Candaele to coaching staff
Following a season in which they failed to reach their expected goal of the postseason with a losing record of 78-84, the Mariners and manager Scott Servais announced changes to …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Injuries derail Mariners’ hopes of ending playoff drought
There are many reasons the longest playoff drought in baseball is now at 16 years and counting. Seattle Mariners fans aren’t interested in that, though. Until Seattle is finally back …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Vince Grippi: Just wait until next year, Mariners fans. Really!
With two outs in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims did a live read. It was for the upcoming postseason broadcasts on Fox. Ironic probably …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Mariners end season with 6-2 loss to Los Angeles Angels
Parker Bridwell pitched seven scoreless innings in a duel with James Paxton, Eric Young Jr. hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 in …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Kyle Seager’s three-run homer sparks big eighth inning as Mariners rally for win
Mitch Haniger had five hits and Kyle Seager launched a three-run homer to highlight a five-run eighth inning that rallied the Seattle Mariners past the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Mariners turn to Andrew Albers when starter Andrew Moore suffers neck spasms
One more time – one final time? – an injury forced the Mariners to adjust their rotation.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Luis Valbuena’s two-run double caps rally as Angels defeat Mariners
Luis Valbuena hit a two-run, pinch-hit double in the eighth inning to cap a four-run rally as the Los Angeles Angels overcame three home runs by Seattle in a 6-5 …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Mariners notes: James Paxton will start Seattle’s final game of season
Left-hander James Paxton won the debate – it was a mild debate – but the bottom line is he will start Sunday, as he wanted to do, when the Mariners …
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Mark Canha’s walk-off homer leads Oakland past Mariners
Mark Canha hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Former A’s Valencia, Alonso homer for Seattle in win over Oakland
Seattle’s Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer against his former team and fellow ex-Oakland slugger Yonder Alonso added a two-run shot in the Mariners’ 6-3 win over the Athletics on …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Felix Hernandez sharp, Mariners hit 4 home runs in 7-1 win over A’s
Mitch Haniger homered twice and Felix Hernandez won for the first time in more than two months as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Monday night.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Vince Grippi: Injuries, inconsistency, individual failures behind M’s coming up short again
It’s over. Officially over. The Mariners hunt for the postseason in 2017 has ended.