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Dave Nichols joined The Spokesman-Review in 2014. He currently is the prep writer covering Eastern Washington and North Idaho high school sports.

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April 24, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Mitch Haniger was on base four out of five trips to the plate in Sunday’s breakout 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics.

April 23, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners offense finally got going as Taylor Motter hit a grand slam and Nelson Cruz added a three-run shot in an 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum.

April 23, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
On Sunday morning, the Seattle Mariners made a series of moves to bolster the roster as they continue to struggle early in the season.

April 23, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners DH Nelson Cruz currently has an 11-game hitting streak against the Oakland Athletics dating back to Aug. 13, 2016.

April 22, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics homered twice in the first inning and led the rest of the way, downing the Seattle Mariners 4-3 at Oakland Coliseum on Saturday.

April 22, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Overall this season, Mariners starters rank second in the Majors – and tops in the American League – in walks per nine innings at 2.1 (23 BB, 98.2 IP).

April 21, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea limited the Seattle Mariners to one run over six innings on five hits and three walks with six strikeouts and the A’s beat the M’s 3-1 on Friday.

April 21, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Freeman (9-2, 6-0) continued its perfect league season this week with a pair of shutouts over Medical Lake and a win over Newport. Coach Chad Ripke’s squad features a strong pitching staff and the Scotties have outscored their Northeast A League opponents 83-3, with one of the runs against unearned.

April 21, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners face the Oakland Athletics in the second of a four-game series at Oakland Coliseum.

April 21, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Despite giving up nine hits and a walk in just 4

April 20, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Despite owning an early three-run lead, James Paxton saw his scoreless streak to start the season end and turned in his roughest start of the young season and the Seattle Mariners lost to the Oakland Athletics 9-6 on Thursday at the Oakland Coliseum.

April 20, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners open a 10-game, 11-day, three-city road trip tonight with the first of four games against the Oakland Athletics

April 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger sports a robust 1.029 on-base plus slugging through 16 games and 62 at-bats thus far this season.

April 19, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
When Ichiro Suzuki came to bat in the ninth inning with the Mariners holding a 10-4 lead, the ovation was once again heartfelt from what remained of the 27,147 crowd in attendance. But no one expected what came next.

April 19, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Mitch Haniger and Kyle Seager drove in four runs apiece and the Seattle Mariners roughed up the Miami Marlins 10-5 to take the rubber match of a three-game set at Safeco.

April 19, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners host the Miami Marlins in the finale of a three-game series before hitting the road on a brutal 11-day, 10-game road trip through Oakland, Detroit and Cleveland for the rest of the month.

April 19, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners starter Yovani Gallardo, in three starts this season, is pitching to a 6.19 ERA.

April 18, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Wei-Yin Chen didn’t allow a hit through seven innings and the Miami Marlins shut out the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Tuesday in Seattle.

April 18, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners put a four-game win streak on the line in the second of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins.

April 15, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Nelson Cruz recorded his 800th career RBI with a solo home run in the fourth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Friday.

April 14, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Felix Hernandez might not have the top fastball to blow hitters away anymore, but he’s been solid in three starts. His performance on Friday night was the best so far. The Seattle Mariners ace allowed one run on six hits with no walks and led the M’s to a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field.

April 14, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Ron Brooks has seen a lot in his 33 years as head coach of the Shadle Park baseball team. But he doesn’t think he had ever witnessed a perfect game thrown by a prep player. Until March 28. That’s when senior Justin Solt completed the rare achievement.

April 14, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners activated reliever Tony Zych from the disabled list to bolster the struggling bullpen and optioned LHP Dillon Overton to AAA Tacoma to make room on the roster.

April 13, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners’ win percentage after 10 games is .200 (2-8), which is – somewhat shockingly – not even the worst in the Major Leagues.

April 13, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
In conjunction with the team’s 40th anniversary season, the Seattle