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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

’Like morons’: Fashion reviews are dim for MLB Players’ Weekend uniforms

“What’s the slogan, `Let the kids play’?” Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona manager said. “Let the grown-ups look like morons.” That was a common view across the majors and social …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

Out of Right Field: Just for fun, let’s get positive about the Mariners’ future

No matter how you work the calculator, crunch the numbers or even invent a new metric to judge, 2019 will be one of the Mariners’ least successful seasons.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays

The Mariners have won five of their past six games while the Blue Jays have dropped six in a row.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

Home runs help Seattle Mariners past Blue Jays 7-4

Omar Narvaez and J.P. Crawford homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 for their fifth win in six games. Narvaez led off the second inning with …


MLB roundup: Didi Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and visiting New …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

Orioles GM Mike Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages …


MLB roundup: Athletics finish off sweep of Yankees

Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch …


MLB bans players from Venezuelan League

Major League Baseball is banning players from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League in one of the first public repercussions of new U.S. economic sanctions against the Venezuelan government.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

MLB roundup: White Sox’s Lucas Giolito leaves Twins swinging

White Sox 4, Twins 0: Lucas Giolito pitched a three-hit shutout of the second-highest scoring team in the major leagues, racking up 12 strikeouts as the White Sox took the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area

CC Sabathia spent a day off handing out his 50,000th backpack to first-graders and second-graders at home in Vallejo as kids returned to school.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

Rays rally in 9th, beat Mariners 7-6 to avoid sweep

The Tampa Bay Rays struggled during a six-game homestand against a pair of last-place teams but were able to break even due to three walk-off wins.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays

The M’s had their four-game winning streak snapped but completed their nine-game trip with a 6-3 record, winning all three series at Detroit, Toronto and Tampa Bay.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

MLB roundup: Matt Olson, Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers as A’s beat Yankees

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Tom Murphy homers again as Mariners beat Tampa Bay, 7-4

Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays


Felix Hernandez to rejoin M’s rotation this weekend

Pitcher Felix Hernandez will rejoin the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation this weekend.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays

Tom Murphy hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.


MLB roundup: Jose Quintana, Cubs beat Pirates 7-1 in Williamsport

Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

MLB capsules: Yankees erupt at umpires, beat Indians 6-5

Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Former Ferris star Andrew Kittredge finds a major-league home with Rays

Andrew Kittredge dealt at Ferris High School, overpowering Greater Spokane League hitters for four years before doing much of the same at Washington. After floating around various rungs of the …


Braves’ Ender Inciarte to miss 4-6 weeks with hamstring strain

Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte says he will miss four to six weeks after straining his right hamstring. It’s the second serious injury this year for Inciarte. He hopes to …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Kyle Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Red Sox LHP Chris Sale goes on IL with left elbow inflammation

The Boston Red Sox have placed left-hander Chris Sale on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation. President Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI and the team’s doctors …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Dodgers’ Julio Urias to serve 20-game domestic violence penalty

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension by MLB for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. The league gave him credit …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Phillies place Roman Quinn on 10-day IL; Jake Arrieta to have surgery

The Philadelphia Phillies have lost pitchers Jake Arrieta and David Robertson for the rest of the season, and outfielder Roman Quinn was placed on the 10-day injured list. Arrieta will …


‘Summer of Rivera’ closes with Yankee Stadium celebration

The New York Yankees have honored former reliever Mariano Rivera with a celebration before their game against Cleveland. Baseball’s career saves leader was driven around the warning track at Yankee …


Walton’s World: Big Bill brings unique musings to baseball

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts might never …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

A new Vladimir Guerrero emerges to torment Mariners pitchers in 7-3 loss to Blue Jays

Before Mike Trout punished them at levels that seem beyond comprehension, there were other players who always seemed to hit and produce when playing the Mariners.


Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria to fill void at shortstop

The Atlanta Braves have signed Adeiny Hechavarria to fill a void at shortstop with Dansby Swanson still injured and Johan Camargo heading to Triple-A Gwinnett. Hechavarria, a 30-year-old with his …


Cubs recall Addison Russell, option Albert Almora Jr. to Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs recall infielder Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa and reinstate relief pitcher Brandont Kintzler from the 10-day disabled list. To make room, center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and …


Paul Newberry: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark

There’s always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread. It’s a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark. Yet …