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Seager’s gutsy slide ignites rally that gives Seattle win

SEATTLE – Kyle Seager knew he had to look for something more on a day his Mariners had managed just three hits by the eighth inning. So, when Seager lined …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Hernandez dominates N.Y. in Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK – Every five days, Felix Hernandez makes Seattle just so much better. King Felix dominated the Yankees in their own ballpark again, helping the light-hitting, last-place Mariners look …


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’ …


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 …


M’s end productive road trip

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Blake Beavan put the final touches on Seattle’s strong road trip. Beavan scattered four hits over eight innings and the Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays …


Weary Mariners hang on to beat Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Ultimately, the reason the Seattle Mariners held on Saturday night for a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays was because Jason Vargas and his weary …


Harrison hands M’s 11th shutout

SEATTLE – Eric Wedge was convinced that Sunday had a different feel, even if the result was the 11th time this season his Seattle Mariners were shut out. Matt Harrison …


Hernandez strikes out 12 Rangers in throwing shutout

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez dominated the Texas Rangers again on Saturday night. Hernandez allowed three singles and struck out 12 in Seattle’s 7-0 win Saturday.


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 …


Still lacking offense, M’s lose in 10

The Mariners on Sunday reached the halfway point of a season that has featured some encouraging signs, but overshadowed by a staggering inability to hit in their home ballpark. Their …


Figgins’ sacrifice fly gives M’s win in 11th

SEATTLE – 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 …


Mariners fall in another low-scoring game

SEATTLE – His team still seeking answers after reaching yet another offensive low point, John Jaso tried to spell out how his fellow Mariners need to go about their remaining …


Anemic M’s lose to Padres

SAN DIEGO – It was another loss, but a step in the right direction for Seattle’s Hector Noesi. Edinson Volquez pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and Alexi Amarista …


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 hit four homers to break Chicago’s winning streak

CHICAGO – After 12 innings and 4 hours, 16 minutes of baseball that featured 16 pitchers and eight homers, the Mariners finally ended Chicago’s nine-game winning streak. “This is one …


Mariners’ offense bursts out in romp past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas – Justin Smoak figured it was the best swing he’s put on a ball all season, while his manager would throw in last year as well. Not that …


Angels sweep Mariners

SEATTLE – It’s not exactly the sort of momentum a team wants to take to Texas, starting a nine-game trip. The Mariners finished a lost weekend Sunday at Safeco Field, …


Angels slam Mariners 5-3

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez was quick to face the media Saturday evening inside the Mariners locker room at Safeco Field, and just as willing to own up to the puzzler …


Liddi’s grand slam highlights Mariners win

SEATTLE – Considering his rarified place in baseball history, it’s no wonder Alex Liddi could not stop grinning. He also wouldn’t mind getting use to the occasional curtain call.


Vargas throws latest gem for M’s in Denver

DENVER – The Mariners can unveil a new motto: Coors Field, so what? In the ballpark renowned for its no-holds-barred offense – though less so since the baseballs began being …


Seattle ruins return of Yankees’ Pettitte

NEW YORK – Even Kevin Millwood was caught up in Andy Pettitte’s return to the big leagues. Still, he was happy to play the spoiler.


Mariners look forward while going backward

NEW YORK – Those into silver linings had plenty to take away from this latest Hector Noesi mound adventure. They could read the box score without having watched the game …