Stories tagged: Seattle Mariners
Fri., June 5, 2015
Mariners keep tumbling in 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay
SEATTLE – It doesn’t help – does it? – to know that old friend Erasmo Ramirez had been pitching well before he arrived Thursday and stuck it to his former …
UPDATED: Thu., June 4, 2015, 10:19 p.m.
Erasmo Ramirez, bullpen lead Rays to victory over Mariners
SEATTLE — Erasmo Ramirez beat his former team, combining with four relievers to help the Tampa Bay Rays defeat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Thursday night.
Thu., June 4, 2015, 6:14 p.m.
Mark Trumbo set for Mariners debut as DH against Rays
SEATTLE — Mark Trumbo is confident his powerful bat can make a big difference for the Seattle Mariners.
Thu., June 4, 2015, 4:49 p.m.
Mariners call up Jesus Sucre, designate for assignment Justin Ruggiano
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have designated for assignment backup outfielder Justin Ruggiano to clear a roster spot for the addition of reserve catcher Jesus Sucre from Triple-A Tacoma.
Thu., June 4, 2015
Mariners’ skid deepens in 3-1 loss to Yankees
SEATTLE – Were the Seattle Mariners sailing along in line with expectations, getting dazzled Wednesday afternoon by Masahiro Tanaka in a 3-1 loss at Safeco Field might be fairly easy …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Mariners get Mark Trumbo from Arizona in six-player deal
SEATTLE – Can power-hitter Mark Trumbo ignite the Seattle Mariners’ run-starved attack? The Mariners and their fans are about the find out.
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
Mariners get Mark Trumbo from Diamondbacks in 6-player trade
SEATTLE — In need of a spark for its struggling offense, the Seattle Mariners took a significant step in trying to avoid completely falling out of the AL West race.
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2015, 6:32 p.m.
Mariners again struggle at plate, fall to Yankees
SEATTLE — It’s quickly becoming the soundtrack to the Seattle Mariners underachieving season. Another day of missed opportunities. Another game where a slumping offense can’t help strong starting pitching.
Wed., June 3, 2015
M’s drop fourth straight when Fernando Rodney can’t hold ninth-inning lead
SEATTLE – As theater, this was great stuff Tuesday at Safeco Field. Not particularly great or clean baseball, but entertaining. The end, though, brought only more heartbreak for Seattle’s fading …
Tue., June 2, 2015, 11:32 p.m.
Yankees’ Jones gives M’s some heartache
Victory slipped away from the Mariners on Tuesday night when Fernando Rodney couldn’t hold a one-run lead in the ninth inning and defeat arrived in the 11th: Garrett Jones hit …
Tue., June 2, 2015
Felix Hernandez melts down after rain in Mariners’ 7-2 loss to Yankees
SEATTLE – If it gets worse than this for the Seattle Mariners, then look out. On Monday, even the weather and their own ballpark seemed to conspire against them in …
Sun., May 31, 2015, 6:07 p.m.
Indians score three in 12th to beat M’s
Michael Brantley drew a bases-loaded walk in the 12th inning from reliever Dominic Leone, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Sunday.
Sun., May 31, 2015
Mariners notes: James Paxton shut down after injury
SEATTLE – The news Saturday on Seattle Mariners’ lefty James Paxton wasn’t particularly good. Two weeks of no throwing. A complete shutdown. And then a reevaluation. Paxton was diagnosed Friday …
Sat., May 30, 2015, 11:15 p.m.
M’s still can’t surpass .500
Climbing above .500 remains an elusive goal for the Mariners after Saturday’s 4-3 loss to Cleveland again kept them from doing so. The M’s, now 24-25, haven’t boasted a winning …
Sat., May 30, 2015
Walker pitches Mariners over Indians
SEATTLE – This was step-up time for Taijuan Walker. The Mariners had put another starting pitcher, James Paxton, on the disabled list earlier Friday, and their rotation needed a shot …
Fri., May 29, 2015, 11:11 p.m.
M’s win with Walker’s gem, Smith’s home run
This was step-up time for Taijuan Walker. The Mariners had put another starting pitcher, James Paxton, on the disabled list earlier Friday, and their rotation needed a shot in the …
Fri., May 29, 2015
James Paxton leaves early with discomfort in finger, Mariners lose 5-3 to Corey Kluber, Indians
SEATTLE – After a frustrating fourth inning in which he allowed the Cleveland Indians to score enough runs to beat him, James Paxton appeared, at least, to be settling down …
Thu., May 28, 2015
Nelson Cruz, Felix Hernandez lift Mariners to series sweep of Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The sound of ball meeting bat seemed louder than any daily thunder that hits Florida during the summer. It was followed by a loud gasp from …
UPDATED: Wed., May 27, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
Nelson Cruz breaks tie, Felix Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon need just one word to describe another great start by Felix Hernandez.
Wed., May 27, 2015
Seager’s two homers, 6 RBIs save Mariners
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Kyle Seager simply refused to surrender the spotlight Tuesday night in leading the Seattle Mariners to a rollicking 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in …
Tue., May 26, 2015, 9 p.m.
Kyle Seager saves day for Mariners
Kyle Seager wasn’t going to let his team lose on Tuesday night. He’d pulled the Mariners out of the doldrums of a 3-2 deficit with an eighth-inning grand slam - …
Tue., May 26, 2015
Robinson Cano breaks out of slump to help lead Mariners past Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Robinson Cano admitted it felt great getting a couple key hits. The second baseman drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the …
Mon., May 25, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Cano drives in two, Elias sharp in M’s win
Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.
Mon., May 25, 2015
Walker still can’t pick up road victory
TORONTO – Despite showing some promising signs, Seattle’s Taijuan Walker couldn’t put an end to his stretch of poor results. Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered off Walker, Aaron Sanchez …
Sun., May 24, 2015, 3:57 p.m.
Blue Jays break out of slumber to avoid sweep by Mariners
Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a …
Sun., May 24, 2015
A Grip on Sports: Inconsistent umpire hampers Mariners’ chances
Friday: In the Mariners’ game (Thursday), I was a bit shocked to see umpire John Tumpane’s strike zone. According to the pitch-tracker, Tumpane, a Triple-A callup working the series, called …
Sat., May 23, 2015, 8:02 p.m.
Rodney closes it out for M’s, Paxton
Fernando Rodney secured a 3-2 victory for the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays by working a scoreless ninth inning. And, really, there wasn’t much drama on this occasion. …
Fri., May 22, 2015, 8:27 p.m.
Felix, Cruz and … Rodney; oh, my!
Felix Hernandez pitched seven dominant innings, Nelson Cruz hit his 17th homer and Fernando Rodney picked up another back-door save as Seattle defeated Toronto 4-3 on Friday night.
Fri., May 22, 2015
Mariners can only blame themselves for loss to Orioles
BALTIMORE – Plays not made and opportunities missed. The Seattle Mariners can point to both Thursday afternoon in assessing their numbing 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The Mariners rallied …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
Mariners fail in clutch, fall to Orioles
BALTIMORE — The Seattle Mariners spent nearly six hours trying to get a win that ultimately eluded their grasp for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was …