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Dave Nichols
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Dave Nichols daven@spokesman.com (509) 459-5441

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 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

April 12, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners face the Houston Astros in the finale of a three-game series, hoping for their first series win of the young season.

April 12, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Taylor Motter became the third shortstop in Seattle Mariners’ club history to record three doubles in a game in Tuesday’s 7-5 loss to the Houston Astros, joining Willie Bloomquist (July 6, 2005) and Rey Quinones (Aug. 7, 1988).

April 11, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
The Houston Astros recorded a season-high 14 hits and generated a four-run sixth inning to down the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Tuesday in Seattle in the second of a three-game series.

April 11, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners put shortstop Jean Segura on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and selected infielder Mike Freeman from AAA Tacoma.

April 11, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
The Seattle Mariners drew 44,846 for the home opener on Monday. That’s a good crown, to be sure. But it wasn’t a sellout for spacious Safeco Field.

April 10, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
James Paxton was sublime, the offense showed for the home opener and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 6-0 at Safeco Field on Monday.

April 10, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners honored Gonzaga’s historic season with a message on their videoboard during Monday’s home opener against the Houston Astros.

April 10, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners try to put in the rear view mirror a dismal 1-6 opening road trip with the festivities and pageantry of the home opener.

April 8, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
FELIX HERNANDEZ SOLID IF NOT SPECTACULAR OVER SIX INNINGS What happened: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

April 8, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Seattle Mariners birthday boy Felix Hernandez (31) makes his 51st career start against the Los Angeles Angels tonight, tying Catfish Hunter (also born this day, 71 years ago) for the second-most career starts against the Angels.

April 8, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Mike Trout owns a robust .558 batting average against Seattle Mariners starter Felix Hernandez, who starts Saturday night against the Halos.

April 7, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
A day after the Seattle Mariners finally put one in the win column, their doldrums continued. Kole Calhoun and Cameron Maybin homered and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Mariners 5-1 in Anaheim on Friday.

April 7, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners open up a three-game weekend series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (of Orange County of the State of California in the United States of America).

April 7, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz is hitting .067 after his 0 for 3 performance in Thursday’s 4-2 win over the Houston Astros. He’s not the only one struggling.

April 6, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners broke through for a multi-run ninth inning against Houston Astros closer Ken Giles in a 4-2 victory for the M’s first win of the season on Thursday in Houston.

April 6, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners try to finally break into the win column on Thursday in the last of a four-game opening series against the Houston Astros. After the game, the team will go to Anaheim for a three-game set with the Angels before finally heading back to Seattle for the home opener on Monday.

April 6, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
The Seattle Mariners are 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first three games, all losses to the Houston Astros. Wednesday night’s 5-3 loss was particularly egregious.

April 5, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners finally scratched out a run on Tuesday after 12

April 5, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
It took the Seattle Mariners 12