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Texas completes sweep of Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Seattle Mariners are done on the road after matching the slugging A.L. West champion Texas Rangers. Even though the Mariners hit four home runs Sunday, the …


Rangers hit M’s ace Hernandez in two ways

ARLINGTON, Texas – Felix Hernandez said it was “scary,” and the rest of the Seattle Mariners agreed. Turns out it was a false alarm.


Twins edge Mariners, snap long losing skid

Rene Tosoni hit an RBI double with two outs in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins snapped their 11-game losing streak, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Thursday.


Mariners hand Twins 11th straight loss, 5-4

MINNEAPOLIS – Michael Pineda flashed a wide smile as he spoke about the end of his rookie season for the Seattle Mariners. His future appears just as bright as the …


Mariners suffer 14th shutout loss

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez has seen this game before, but never with Adrian Beltre yapping at him in his home-run trot. “He always talks,” Hernandez said Sunday.


Homer-happy Rangers overcome early deficit to defeat Mariners

SEATTLE – Alex Liddi didn’t go down passively when sent in to face the high-90s heat of the opposing closer in the ninth inning. Liddi wound up strikeout victim No. …


M’s win on Rodriguez’s 12th-inning homer

SEATTLE – Luis Rodriguez led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a solo homer off New York reliever Cory Wade, and the Seattle Mariners delayed Mariano Rivera’s chase …


Royals shut down Mariners

SEATTLE– In their past three games the Seattle Mariners showed why, according to manager Eric Wedge, it’s important to let them play through the inconsistency of their successes and failures. …


Seattle manages two hits in loss to Kansas City

SEATTLE – An old problem returned to the younger-by-the-week Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. With their offense limited to just two productive swings by Kansas City Royals starter Felipe Paulino …


MLB Notes: Domestic disturbance

Tim Fleming and Jennifer Miller took the plastic cups of Old Style from the Wrigley Field vendor, then tapped the beers together as if making a champagne toast. This workingman’s …


Mariners lose game, outfielder Gutierrez

OAKLAND, Calif. – A trying season for Franklin Gutierrez that was initially delayed by a mysterious stomach ailment has now ended with a freak injury. Gutierrez had been coming on …


Pineda tinkers in Seattle Mariners loss

OAKLAND, Calif. – One of the bigger stories of this Mariners season was unfolding just beneath the surface of yet another all-too-routine offensive fold. It involved Michael Pineda unleashing up …


Hernandez goes distance in M’s win; Wilson traded

SEATTLE – Another link to the Mariners team that began the 2011 season was severed on Wednesday when Jack Wilson was traded. Wilson began the year as Seattle’s starting second …


Young Mets fan hit in face by ball

NEW YORK – A young fan was hurt when he was hit in the face with a line drive during the first game of a doubleheader between the Florida Marlins …


White Sox rough up Vargas, sweep Mariners

SEATTLE – It’s late August and the dozen rookies with the Seattle Mariners are entering a phase of the baseball season few of them have faced – another whole month …


White Sox rough up Vargas, sweep Mariners

It’s late August and the dozen rookies with the Seattle Mariners are entering a phase of the baseball season few of them have faced – another whole month to play. …


White Sox’s Danks outduels Seattle’s Pineda

SEATTLE – The sight of fictitious Larry Bernandez throwing out the ceremonial first pitch gave a pretty good indication this night would belong to pitchers. And it pretty much did …


Mariners’ Kyle Seager an eager utility man

SEATTLE – On an empty field Saturday afternoon, Kyle Seager was at shortstop fielding balls and getting pointers from Mariners bench coach Robby Thompson. Saturday night, Seager was back at …


Mariners discover offense in rout of Cleveland

CLEVELAND – Reliever Jamey Wright summed up the mindset of the resurgent Mariners’ new offense: “It’s nice to beat up on someone for a change.” Or perhaps the optimal quote …


Walkoff HR sends M’s to 5th straight loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – When he stepped to the plate to lead off the bottom of the ninth, Johnny Damon briefly contemplated bunting to “set the table for Longo (Evan …


Rays’ Hellickson mows down Mariners again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – At least this time the Mariners were spared the indignity of blowing a late lead. With Charlie Furbush struggling early, the M’s fell behind big, and …


Mariners win to end 5-game skid against Red Sox

SEATTLE – The run that was, and then wasn’t, helped the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night. Mariners starter Felix Hernandez pitched with the luxury of …


MLB Notes: Mariners’ Smoak lands on disabled list

Justin Smoak was placed on the disabled list by the Seattle Mariners on Saturday for a non-displaced fracture of his nose. Taking his place on the roster is much-traveled outfielder …


Mariners’ Vargas gets a win

ARLINGTON, Texas – Casper Wells had the tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning for the Seattle Mariners in a 4-3 victory over the American League West-leading Texas Rangers on …


M’s bullpen blows three-run lead as Rangers rally for victory

ARLINGTON, Texas – At least the Seattle Mariners got a different perspective on Michael Pineda before the bullpen torched his night. There were different versions of Pineda on the mound …


Youngsters Beavan, Robinson give M’s winning spark

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Far out of playoff contention, the Seattle Mariners have turned to a youth movement as they bank on the future. Blake Beavan and Trayvon Robinson are two …


Robinson, M’s back Beavan in win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Blake Beavan pitched in and out of trouble through eight impressive innings, Trayvon Robinson hit his first major league homer in his second game up from Triple-A, …


Rookie second baseman Dustin Ackley a bright spot for the Seattle Mariners

SEATTLE – In the midst of another disappointing Mariners season, Dustin Ackley has been one of the few beacons of light. And hope. Ackley continues to grow in stature by …


UPDATED: Sat., July 30, 2011, 9:03 p.m.

Young players lead charge as Mariners nip Rays

While manager Eric Wedge continues to yearn for a veteran to make a consistently positive impact on the Seattle Mariners’ offense, the reality is that the young players are left …


Mariners resume losing ways behind Bedard’s short outing

SEATTLE – If Friday night was a showcase for Erik Bedard’s trade value, the scouts at Safeco Field didn’t have much time to make their evaluations. In his first start …