Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, April 1, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 39° Partly Cloudy

Tags


Stories tagged: mlb


Blanchette: Hernandez deserves Cy support

The Seattle Mariners have crammed 100 pounds of embarrassment – or nearly – into the 10-pound bag of the 2010 season, but one more crushing indignity awaits these pitiable slappies …


200 for Ichiro, but Bautista bomb does in Hernandez, Mariners

TORONTO – On a day of milestone hits, Jose Bautista’s big shot won the game. Bautista hit his major league-leading 50th home run, connecting off Felix Hernandez in the first …


Ichiro records 10th straight 200-hit season as M’s lose

Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki became the first player with 10 straight 200-hit seasons today, breaking his own record with a single to center in the fifth inning of the Mariners’ game …


MLB notes: Guillen wants straight talk

Ozzie Guillen would appreciate knowing as soon as possible where he stands with the Chicago White Sox. He knows what he wants: to end his managerial career in the Windy …


Lopez slugs 3 homers in Mariners’ win over Toronto

TORONTO – In a difficult season for Seattle, Jose Lopez has struggled to match the career-high 25 home runs he hit last year. For one night at least, he was …


MLB notes: Torre offers an apology

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre apologized Tuesday for saying he was curious about the New York Mets job, a comment that offended Mets manager Jerry Manuel. “It certainly wasn’t …


Blue Jays pound 3 home runs in victory over Mariners

TORONTO – Sidelined by a sore wrist when the Blue Jays visited Seattle back in May, Travis Snider had been waiting a long time for another chance to face his …


In brief: Season over; Cubs’ Colvin thankful

Chicago Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin remained hospitalized in Miami on Monday, a day after his season ended when part of a shattered bat wound up puncturing his chest. Colvin was …


Reserve catalyst of Mariners’ victory over Rangers

SEATTLE – No one was blaming Ryan Langerhans for wanting to pack a week’s worth of action into a single game. After all, it had been an entire week since …


Langerhans has big day for Mariners

SEATTLE — No one was blaming Ryan Langerhans for packing a week’s worth of action into a single game.


Rangers’ Lee stymies Mariners

SEATTLE – The Felix Hernandez-Cliff Lee 1-2 punch still exists, although it was difficult for the Seattle Mariners to feel anything but punched Saturday night. One day after Hernandez overwhelmed …


Torre to retire after stint with Dodgers

Major League Baseball: Joe Torre never got the Los Angeles Dodgers to the heights his Yankees once reached, and now the veteran manager is moving on. Torre said Friday he …


Hernandez stifles Texas

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez laid another layer of quality pitching onto his American League Cy Young Award argument Friday night at Safeco Field. In the process he came within six …


Mariners’ fourth straight victim of Boston lefty

The poseurs of Red Sox Nation who turned out in full force at Safeco Field — yes, along with the legitimate hard-cores — no doubt scarcely recognized names like Nava, …


Angels sweep Mariners

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Dan Haren held Seattle to three singles over seven innings, Mike Napoli homered and the Angels scored another run on a catcher’s interference call with the bases …


Mariners’ Hernandez struggles in loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. – This was the kind of outing that didn’t do Felix Hernandez and his Cy Young Award chances any favors. Then again, if not for a Seattle Mariners …


Fister, Mariners break skids

OAKLAND, Calif. – Doug Fister won for the second time in nearly four months, Adam Moore homered and the Seattle Mariners broke out of a long scoring slump to beat …


Seattle Mariners break long skid

Doug Fister won for the second time in nearly four months, Adam Moore homered and the Seattle Mariners broke out of a long scoring slump to beat the Oakland Athletics …


First-inning assault does in Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. – Three pitches in, it was obvious Jason Vargas and the Mariners were in for a long day. In actuality, the two-hour, 19-minute holiday yawner, which the Mariners …


Athletics power past Seattle Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Anderson had a comfortable cushion for a change. He could breathe and just pitch. Coco Crisp and Matt Carson each hit a solo home run to …


Mariners give Felix offensive support

SEATTLE – As another Mariners season heads down the stretch with more talk of the future than the postseason, there’s still at least one reason to tune in every fifth …


Mariners’ Tuiasosopo shows adaptability

SEATTLE – Matt Tuiasosopo showed up at the Mariners’ spring training camp six months ago with a half-dozen gloves – some for infield, some for outfield and one for first …


Mariners’ bats stay quiet against Indians

SEATTLE – Nobody can say the Seattle Mariners’ puny offense hasn’t aided a pitcher in need. Saturday night, they helped a guy experience victory for the first time since June. …


Mariners’ Fister pounded in matchup with Cleveland

SEATTLE – Doug Fister had no time to regain his footing. Disaster struck so quickly and severely for the Mariners pitcher in a 6-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians on …


Matsui rocks Mariners with two-run homer for Angels

SEATTLE – Hideki Matsui hit a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning, barely eluding the glove of Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 4-2 …


Mariners’ rally came after ace left game in 7th

SEATTLE – Seven innings through his latest scoreless duel and Felix Hernandez was done for the night. There were times this season when it would have been unthinkable to pull …


Bats snooze, Mariners lose and Angels end scoring slumber

In one dugout were the Mariners, who had scored 99 fewer runs than any team in the American League. In the other dugout were the Angels, who came to Seattle …


Moore comes through as Mariners avoid sweep

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners had waited nearly three games for the big hit that would make the difference between losing and winning. What Adam Moore delivered in the seventh …


Mariners draftee takes care of Mom

PEORIA, Ariz. – Before Taijuan Walker got too far into his pro baseball career this summer, he dealt with something more important than a 95 mph fastball and dreams of …


Twins show how it’s done in efficient victory over Mariners

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners are looking into the opposing dugout this weekend directly at what they would like to become. The A.L. Central-leading Minnesota Twins beat them Saturday for …