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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 …


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 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 …


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 …


Hernandez puts end to Mariners’ 17-game skid

NEW YORK – Felix Hernandez remained glued to his dugout position, as if not trusting the clubhouse television to tell him what was about to happen. For the first time …


UPDATED: Sat., July 23, 2011, 11:02 p.m.

Mariners match dubious record with 14th consecutive loss

BOSTON – For nearly seven innings, he’d carried the weight of his team on his fledgling major league shoulders. Blake Beavan had ignored the pressure of history and scrapped and …


Seattle’s winless streak reaches 13 games after loss to Red Sox

BOSTON – The vanquished ace stood in as quiet a visitors’ clubhouse as you’ll ever see and ruminated over the bounces that can change a season. All around Felix Hernandez, …


Mariners drop 11th consecutive game

TORONTO – Josh Bard bore a look of disbelief as he tried to explain how a season could go so wrong in two weeks. It was only 14 days earlier …


Mariners drop ninth straight

SEATTLE – Three starts into his major league career, Blake Beavan has settled right in with this Seattle Mariners pitching staff. The 22-year-old right-hander can celebrate his three quality outings, …


Mariners stumble to eighth straight loss

SEATTLE – Since the All-Star break, even throwing a shutout was no guarantee of victory for a Seattle Mariners pitcher. Felix Hernandez didn’t have that problem Saturday night. A shutout …


Mariners of 2001 remember remarkable chemistry

SEATTLE – Ten years later, Lou Piniella does second-guess himself, if only a little. “What could I have done differently?” he said. “I could have brought Jamie Moyer back on …


Mariners stumble to eighth straight loss

SEATTLE – Since the All-Star break, even throwing a shutout was no guarantee of victory for a Seattle Mariners pitcher. Felix Hernandez didn’t have that problem Saturday night. A shutout …


Chemistry gave 2001 Mariners the right mix

SEATTLE – Ten years later, Lou Piniella does second-guess himself, if only a little. “What could I have done differently?” he said. “I could have brought Jamie Moyer back on …


Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven prepare for Baseball Hall of Fame inductions

Bert Blyleven is still fine-tuning his Hall of Fame speech. So is Roberto Alomar, and he might have the more difficult task when the two former major league stars enter …


Colby Lewis, Texas Rangers blank Seattle Mariners again

SEATTLE – In their search for offensive consistency, the conundrum for the Seattle Mariners is that they continue to play the same game. The Mariners remained scoreless since the All-Star …


Mariners’ ‘consistency’ their biggest issue

SEATTLE – On Bastille Day, what did the Seattle Mariners decide to celebrate at the ballpark? Nordic Heritage Night.