Stories tagged: Seattle Mariners
Tue., June 9, 2015
Short & Sweet: 3 shortstops lead off MLB draft for 1st time
SECAUCUS, N.J. – Shortstops were a big hit leading off the Major League Baseball draft. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt slugger Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick Monday night, …
Sun., June 7, 2015, 8:34 p.m.
Rays’ Archer makes history while shutting down M’s
Chris Archer became the first pitcher in more than 100 years to reach double-digits in strikeouts without a walk in three straight starts, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the …
Sun., June 7, 2015
A Grip on Sports: Watching the M’s has become self-punishment
Wednesday: If there is a more frustrating team to follow these days than the M’s, I’m not sure which team it would be. I decided to take a day off …
Sat., June 6, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
M’s have reason to smile as losing streak ends
Austin Jackson’s solo home run in the seventh inning broke a 1-1 tie and the Seattle Mariners snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay …
Sat., June 6, 2015
Fernando Rodney serves up homer that sends M’s to 7th straight loss
SEATTLE – Right now, it not only seems the Mariners might never win again. Their veteran attack, loaded with former All-Stars, completely flatlined Friday in a 1-0 loss to the …
Fri., June 5, 2015, 11:13 p.m.
M’s dive continues in 1-0 loss
Beleaguered closer Fernando Rodney served up a leadoff home run in the ninth inning to Logan Forsythe that broke open a scoreless game and sent the Mariners to their seventh …
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 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.
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 …
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 …