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UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

MLB capsules: Jean Segura takes Edwin Diaz deep in 9th as Phillies sweep Mets

Jean Segura hit a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Diaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and …

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Early stretch-run mode: Mets to use closer Edwin Diaz in 8th

Switching into stretch-run mode even before Memorial Day, the New York Mets will start using All-Star closer Edwin Diaz more often in the eighth inning. New York began the day …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018

Mariners move ahead after flurry of trades, roster overhaul

Seattle manager Scott Servais hopes his team can find success rebuilding with youth much the way the AL West rival Oakland Athletics have done

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Matt Calkins: Are the Mariners in fact building for a brighter future as they dismantle 2018 roster?

So a mom, dad and their two kids hop into a self-driving Subaru, zip under some hoverboards on their way to the stadium, slip on their climate-controlled jackets when they …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018

Mariners send Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz and cash to Mets in 7-player trade

The New York Mets have acquired longtime star second baseman Robinson Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018

Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz deal framework agreed upon, pending final approvals in Mariners-Mets trade

Multiple reports that were later confirmed by MLB sources said the Mariners will send $20 million to the Mets as part of the package.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018

Analysis: What a potential Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano trade to the Mets would mean for the Mariners

The Mariners are shopping a trade to the Mets that would send Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano to New York in exchange for two to three prospects. Here’s what that …

Mariners closer Edwin Diaz named American League Reliever of the Year

After a brilliant season where he led all of baseball with 57 saves, most of them protecting the slimmest of leads, Mariners closer Edwin Diaz has earned the top relief …

Edwin Diaz gets save No. 57 in Mariners’ win over Rangers

With a crowd of 31,780 packed into Safeco Field, the Mariners got a solid start from their best starting pitcher, a fair amount off offense in support and shutout work …

Mariners manager Scott Servais keeps word with flashy hairdo after Edwin Diaz’s 50th save

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais kept his word to Edwin Diaz, matching the closer’s flashy haircut following a milestone save over the weekend. Servais had promised he’d get a styled …

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018

Record 10 homers as American League wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Ross Stripling to start the 10th inning, part of a record 10 long balls …

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018

Two snubbed Mariners worthy of spots in All-Star Game

The excitement of who was selected was tempered by the disappointment for who was snubbed.

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018

Mariners beat Royals 1-0 for 7th straight victory

James Paxton limited Kansas City to two hits and struck out 11 in eight innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Royals 1-0 on Sunday for their season-best seventh consecutive …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018

Out of Right Field: Sending Ichiro Suzuki out in style

The Mariners should put Ichiro Suzuki in right field. Bat him leadoff. Give the 44-year-old Japanese legend a chance to face his nation’s newest phenom and his 100-mph fastball. Let …

UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018

Mariners closer Edwin Diaz already one of the game’s best, but hasn’t felt right at home

It’s the balance Edwin Diaz knows he must harness – mustering every bit of his competitiveness while pitching with controlled confidence.

Mariners Pregame: Cano doubles up, Paxton shines; lineups and starters

Seattle Mariners (55-53) vs. Texas Rangers (50-56) at 5:05 p.m. at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas

Mariners Notebook: M’s plan to recall Andrew Moore to start against Royals

Mariners plan to recall right-hander Andrew Moore from Triple-A Tacoma for an anticipated start Monday in series opener against Kansas City at Safeco Field.

After latest meltdown, Edwin Diaz out as Mariners closer for now

After he walked four consecutive batters in the ninth inning of Monday’s 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics, Edwin Diaz will no longer serve as the Mariners closer, manager Scott …

UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017

Kevin Pillar’s homer off Edwin Diaz completes Toronto’s four-game sweep of Mariners

The Mariners arrived in Toronto riding a four-game winning streak thanks to a prodigious offense that made their obvious warts – starting pitching and an inconsistent bullpen – not seem …

UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017

Diaz struggling as Mariners closer as he struggles with control

We have to acknowledge this face: Edwin Diaz is struggling as the Mariners’ closer.

Mariners Notebook: Edwin Diaz remains closer but role will shift to get more work

Mariners manager Scott Servais says closer Edwin Diaz needs to pitch and won’t be limited to save situations. Plan calls for Diaz to pitch at times in high-leverage situation earlier …

UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017

Mariners blow 7-run lead in loss to Angels

Albert Pujols hit his 592nd career homer and a tying two-run single in the ninth inning before Cliff Pennington’s drive to the wall capped the Los Angeles Angels’ seven-run inning …

Mariners’ postseason drought reaches 15 seasons

The Mariners extended baseball’s longest postseason drought Saturday night with a rousing but ultimately wrenching 9-8 loss to Oakland in 10 innings that officially eliminated them from the wild-card chase.

Cano’s home run rescues Mariners, keeps playoff hopes alive

Robinson Cano’s two-out homer in the 11th inning, his second of the game, rescued the Mariners by lifting them to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monda night …

MLB Notes: Seattle Mariners reliever Edwin Diaz bounces back

Since allowing a walk-off homer in an Aug. 30 loss at Texas, Edwin Diaz has five saves in six scoreless outings.

Mariners score in ninth to beat Athletics, extend winning streak to five

Ketel Marte hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Sunday for their fifth straight win.

Mariners lose on Rougned Odor’s two-run homer in ninth

Rougned Odor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday and the American League-best Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7.

Hisashi Iwakuma continues torrid trend as Mariners edge Oakland

Hisashi Iwakuma leads the majors in victories since May 20, and if that seems an arbitrary date, so be it.

Six-run first inning off Tim Lincecum allows Mariners to dispatch Angels

Think of it as a case of “before and after” that somehow worked Friday for the Mariners as they kicked off their Ken Griffey Jr. Celebration Weekend with a 6-4 …