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Pirates headed to playoffs

The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago …


Martinez hit sinks Mariners in Detroit

Seattle manager Eric Wedge intentionally walked Victor Martinez twice — and still watched his team lose on an extra-base hit by the Detroit slugger.


Cabrera homers, Tigers beat Mariners

Miguel Cabrera homered, Austin Jackson hit a two-run single and the Detroit Tigers held on despite a short-handed bullpen, beating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday night.


Nationals-Braves postpone game

The Washington Nationals postponed Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves following shootings at the nearby Navy Yard. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader today.


Villar homers on 1st pitch, Astros rout M’s

Jonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the game and the Houston Astros coasted to a 13-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.


U.S. takes Walker Cup lead

Golf: NCAA champion Max Homa beat Max Orrin 5 and 3 and the United States won the first six singles matches Saturday in the Walker Cup to take an 8-4 …


Ryno back at Wrigley

Ryne Sandberg grinned the whole time. On a hot, sweaty day in Chicago, the Hall of Famer looked nice and cool. Back at Wrigley Field for the first time as …


Mariners end 6-game skid with win over Houston

Franklin Gutierrez hit a two-run homer after Nick Franklin gave Seattle an early lead with a solo shot and the Mariners held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston …


Walker set to make debut for Seattle on Friday

Top prospect Taijuan Walker will make his major league debut for Seattle on Friday, taking on the Houston Astros less than three weeks after turning 21.


Davis big hurdle for Tigers’ Cabrera

BALTIMORE – Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history. As he heads toward the conclusion of another sensational season with the Detroit Tigers, Cabrera has a decent …


Jeter returns to Yankees’ lineup

Derek Jeter was dealing with plenty of emotions as he prepared for his latest return to the New York Yankees’ lineup Monday. “Excited, looking forward to it, anxious, happy,” Jeter …


Angels complete sweep of Mariners

SEATTLE – Jered Weaver gave up just three hits in eight strong innings, Kole Calhoun added a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep with a …


Ramirez strong, but not offense

SEATTLE – The funny thing is, Erasmo Ramirez picked up his first loss of the season when he pitched one of his best games. As fortunate as Ramirez was to …


Miscues costly again for M’s in loss to A’s

A base running blunder by Kendrys Morales in the seventh inning wiped out Seattle’s chance to take a lead.


Seager’s RBI double gives Mariners win over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas – The approach taken by Kyle Seager in this game’s decisive at-bat typified what his Mariners teammates had spent the afternoon doing. Seager kept on hanging around against …


Rangers beat Hernandez, Mariners

Jurickson Profar hit an RBI single before scoring on a suicide squeeze in Texas’ five-run inning off Felix Hernandez, and the Rangers went on to a 15-3 victory over the …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2013, 8:45 p.m.

Seager hits slump-ending HR, Mariners beat Rangers

Kyle Seager snapped a career-worst 0-for-21 slump with a go-ahead two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the AL West-leading Texas Rangers 3-1 on Friday night.


Missed popup costs Mariners

The Seattle Mariners made a little mistake that led to a big inning for the Tampa Bay Rays.


Farquhar blows save, Mariners lose

Danny Farquhar was sitting at his locker waiting for reporters when the Mariners’ clubhouse opened after the game.


Mariners ride ace Hernandez to victory

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez shrugs off any gawking over his numbers. “They’re all right,” he deadpanned.


Royals add INF Carroll

The contending Kansas City Royals quickly moved to fill a gap, getting infielder Jamey Carroll in a trade with the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The Twins will receive either a …


Brewers use 2 big innings, rout Mariners

Scooter Gennett capped Milwaukee’s six-run seventh inning with a three-run homer off the glove of Seattle right fielder Michael Morse, and the Brewers ruined the Mariners’ night honoring former star …


Emotional Griffey honored by Seattle Mariners

Ken Griffey Jr. kept telling stories, continued to acknowledge his appreciation to the fans and reminisced about his career, even as the scheduled game time came and went.


Mariners fight back from five down to win

A year ago, the Seattle Mariners probably don’t win this game. Down 7-2 in the third inning, last season’s team probably would have eventually succumbed 8-2, 9-3, something like that.


Suspensions indicate MLB learned a lesson

Baseball’s war against drug cheaters took another lurch forward Monday. Some would say it was a large and effective lurch. Others would be far less gushing and positive. I fall …


Ancient Mariners deliver in clutch

BALTIMORE – The home runs don’t come often these days for 41-year-old Henry Blanco, and neither do starting assignments. When they do, however, Seattle’s backup catcher often leaves a memorable …


MLB action expected today

NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez will be suspended today, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball’s latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a …


Saunders hits 2 HRs as Mariners beat Orioles

Michael Saunders homered twice and drove in five runs, Erasmo Ramirez retired 18 of the first 20 batters he faced and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Saturday …


Mariners hit 4 HRs but lose to Orioles

Four home runs weren’t enough to produce a victory for the Seattle Mariners, who lost a long-ball duel with a team that knows all about going deep.


Mariners’ fast start doesn’t last in Boston

The Seattle Mariners’ quick start lasted just half an inning.