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M’s complete sweep of Twins, improve to .500 at home

SEATTLE – There was a lot more for the Mariners to lose in this current stretch of home games than there was for them to win. But the types of …


Next challenge for M’s Hernandez: Winning team

SEATTLE – Gloves went flying into the air. Players screamed and celebrated, bouncing around the grass with unabashed joy. Even in Jackson, Tenn., Felix Hernandez’s perfect game against the Tampa …


Hernandez pitches himself into Mariners, MLB history

SEATTLE – His arms outstretched to the sky, about to be swallowed by joyous teammates, Felix Hernandez finally conquered the pursuit of perfection he’s chased since his debut as a …


Montero homers twice in M’s victory

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jesus Montero put a slight dent in Jered Weaver’s nifty numbers. Montero homered twice off the major league ERA leader and Jason Vargas outpitched his former college …


Mariners beat Angels 7-4 behind Iwakuma

Hisashi Iwakuma took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, John Jason homered and the Seattle Mariners ended a five-game skid with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on …


Orioles complete sweep of Mariners

BALTIMORE – Kevin Millwood’s return to Camden Yards was reminiscent of his one dreadful season as a member of the Baltimore Orioles. Millwood gave up seven runs in four innings, …


Mistakes doom Mariners

NEW YORK – Jesus Montero ran through a stop sign and was thrown out at the plate. Second baseman Kyle Seager stayed back on a bouncer and played it into …


Iwakuma whiffs 13 as M’s beat Blue Jays

Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a career-high 13 and Michael Saunders and Kyle Seager had two hits apiece to help Seattle win its fifth consecutive game 4-1 over the Toronto Blue …


M’s put finishing touches on first 4-game home sweep since ‘01

SEATTLE – Even a line drive that left the lower part of Felix Hernandez’s left-hand bruised and swollen couldn’t knock out the Seattle Mariners’ ace. Good thing, since the Mariners’ …


Hernandez, M’s sweep away Royals with 7-6 win

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez shook off a line drive to his left wrist and threw seven strong innings, and the Seattle Mariners overcame bullpen problems to beat the Kansas City …


Mariners can’t hold on late in 5-2 loss to Yankees

SEATTLE – Whether it was Hisashi Iwakuma or Josh Kinney, Seattle’s pitchers kept successfully working themselves out of jams most of the day. Until Shawn Kelley threw a slider that …


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2012, 9:17 p.m.

Nix delivers in pinch as Yankees beat M’s

Whether it was Hisashi Iwakuma or Josh Kinney, Seattle’s pitchers kept successfully working themselves out of jams most of the day. Until Shawn Kelley threw a slider that got a …


Commentary: Ichiro helped himself, Mariners with trade

SEATTLE - The Mariners without Ichiro Suzuki didn’t look much different, on the surface, than they did with him. They struggled to hit at Safeco Field and fell to the …


Hernandez a hit as M’s defeat Yankees

With Ichiro Suzuki traded to the New York Yankees, Felix Hernandez has ascended to the status of ranking Seattle Mariner, both in service time and stature.


Vargas’ strong start leads M’s past Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jason Vargas took a shutout into the seventh inning, Michael Saunders had two RBIs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Saturday …


MLB notes: Wrigley Field in need of renovation

While the stadium issues in Oakland and Tampa Bay are viewed as the most crucial in baseball, commissioner Bud Selig quietly is trying to help the Cubs secure funding for …


Hernandez fans 12 as M’s shut out Rangers 7-0

Felix Hernandez struck out 12 in a three-hitter and the Seattle Mariners beat Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers 7-0 on Saturday night. Hernandez (7-5) limited the powerful Rangers lineup …


Felix sharp, but M’s falter in 13

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Seattle Mariners once again failed to capitalize on a strong start by ace Felix Hernandez. Hernandez held Oakland in check into the eighth inning before the …


Seager backs Vargas’ complete-game win for Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. – This was the kind of night bound to make the Mariners wonder why it took them so long. Or, whether it took them too long to spare …


Baltimore pitching shuts down Seattle offense again

SEATTLE – This was not the Chris Tillman the Mariners traded to Baltimore as part of the now infamous Erik Bedard trade that sent future All Star Adam Jones to …


Ortiz, Red Sox beat Mariners in 10th

David Ortiz hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 for a split of the four-game series.


Mariners again beat Red Sox with walk-off

Chone Figgins’ sacrifice fly in the 11th inning was deep enough for Dustin Ackley to beat Cody Ross’ throw to the plate and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red …


Hernandez impressive in Mariners’ win over Padres

SAN DIEGO — Felix Hernandez pitched seven impressive innings and hit a two-run double to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday …


Arizona hits six homers in win over Mariners

PHOENIX – Take all that stuff we saw and heard about Safeco Field last week and throw it in reverse. That’s pretty much what the Mariners ran smack-dab into at …


Smoak’s single in ninth gives M’s win over Giants

SEATTLE – Justin Smoak veered onto the outfield grass after touching second, and began to sprint. A mob of teammates were after him, with a distinct speed advantage over the …


Mariners hand another defeat to Giants’ Lincecum

SEATTLE – Jesus Montero and Casper Wells put a damper on Tim Lincecum’s homecoming, powering the kind of start slumping Seattle desperately needed. Wells and Montero hit long homers off …


Mariners handle Lincecum, beat Giants 7-4

SEATTLE — Jesus Montero and Casper Wells put a damper on Tim Lincecum’s homecoming, powering the kind of start slumping Seattle desperately needed.


UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2012, 11:46 p.m.

Mariners 6-pack combines for no-hitter vs. Dodgers

Kevin Millwood and five relievers combined on the third no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history, a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.


Pujols, Callaspo homer and Angels top Mariners 5-3

Albert Pujols hit a home run in his third straight game and pinch hitter Alberto Callaspo came through with a grand slam in the sixth inning to give the Los …


Vargas, Seager lead Mariners over Rockies

Jason Vargas threw seven strong innings, Kyle Seager homered and drove in three runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the free-falling Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Saturday.