Stories tagged: Seattle Mariners
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 …
Thu., May 21, 2015
Roenis Elias in top form, but Mariners still have to hold on for victory over Orioles
BALTIMORE – This is how it is these days for the Seattle Mariners. Nothing comes easy. They were four outs away from a notably clean victory Wednesday night with a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2015, 8:06 p.m.
Roenis Elias earns first win of season as Mariners top Orioles
BALTIMORE — Roenis Elias didn’t do anything much differently in his fifth start of the season for the Seattle Mariners.
Wed., May 20, 2015
Mariners get three-run homer from Cruz but can’t contain Orioles
BALTIMORE – Nelson Cruz returned with a bang Tuesday night to Camden Yards. A three-run bang, in fact. It turned into a nice little footnote, and nothing more, after the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 19, 2015, 8:49 p.m.
Mariners fall to Orioles in Nelson Cruz’s return to Baltimore
BALTIMORE — Nelson Cruz forged another pleasant memory at Camden Yards, except for one important detail: his team lost.
Sun., May 17, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
M’s Paxton extends scoreless streak in win over Red Sox
James Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings, and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Sunday.
Sun., May 17, 2015
Give and Take: Tweets of the week
@JPBlanchette The Fernando Rodney Experience. Featuring Rickie Weeks. @JacobThorpeSR For perspective, the $1,000,000 fine’s percentage of Kraft’s net worth is 4x less than $50 is of a $60,000 annual salary.
Sun., May 17, 2015
Management has dropped the ball
Friday: There is a classified ad I expect to see soon, either up on Craigslist or the local Seattle newspapers. Yep, what I’m expecting should read something like this: