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Griffey’s future uncertain as M’s finish season

SEATTLE – Ken Griffey Jr., the man who carried the spirit of a resurgent Seattle Mariners team that won its 85th game Sunday, rode the shoulders of his teammates on …


M’s Fister silences A’s

SEATTLE – Mike Sweeney followed a two-out error with a tiebreaking two-run single in the fifth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Thursday night. Doug Fister …


Morrow hurls gem

SEATTLE – Ken Griffey Jr. hit a three-run homer and Brandon Morrow allowed one hit over eight impressive innings, sending the Seattle Mariners to a 7-0 victory over the Oakland …


Griffey warms up chilly night

SEATTLE – Ken Griffey Jr. started what might be his final homestand with career homer No. 628, and Felix Hernandez added another strong effort to his A.L. Cy Young Award …


Sports in brief: Blowers’ ‘Pick to Click’ on target

Baseball: There are predictions and then there is the one made by Mike Blowers. Before the Seattle Mariners game at Toronto on Sunday Blowers, part of the M’s broadcasting crew, …


Lind beats M’s again

TORONTO – The Seattle Mariners have recorded a major league-high 33 one-run victories this year. As the season draws to an end, they’re starting to pile up one-run losses, too. …


M’s Hernandez baffles Blue Jays

TORONTO – If Felix Hernandez had a Cy Young vote, he’d cast it for Kansas City’s Zack Greinke. The batters who faced Hernandez on Thursday night might find it difficult …


Rays unload on M’s Lowe

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – B.J. Upton had three RBIs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth, to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Wednesday …


Cubs’ Bradley suspended

The Chicago Cubs suspended volatile outfielder Milton Bradley for the rest of the season Sunday, one day after he criticized the team in a newspaper interview. Bradley was disciplined for …


Griffey turns back clock

SEATTLE – If these are indeed the waning days of Ken Griffey Jr. in a Mariners uniform, he’s not saying. No matter how many times, or ways, he’s asked. “I …


Rowland-Smith makes his pitch

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners need a consistent No. 2 starter behind ace Felix Hernandez. So far, it looks like Ryan Rowland-Smith might be up for the role. The Australian …


Sox pummel M’s bullpen

SEATTLE – The Mariners honored Ichiro on Tuesday night for his historic milestones, got career homer No. 626 from Ken Griffey Jr. in the second inning, and received a strong …


Ichiro gets 200th to surpass Keeler

ARLINGTON, Texas — The one thing Ichiro and the guy whose record he just toppled had in common was proving that size didn’t matter. Wee Willie Keeler stood somewhere between …


Ichiro hits 198

ARLINGTON, Texas – The much-anticipated return of Brandon Morrow to the mound was made somewhat easier by another Mariners player making it back for this one. That would be Ichiro …


Angels sweep anemic Seattle

ANAHEIM, Calif. – At least the Mariners can say they did not go down without a fight. But they did go down without an offense in this series, a 3-0 …


Mariners bullpen rests in loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. – At least Ian Snell was able to keep the Mariners from hitting the panic button for another 24 hours. Things are dire indeed in Seattle’s bullpen, leading …


Angels beat M’s in 10th

ANAHEIM, Calif. – A rejuvenated Mike Sweeney had said right before game time that he isn’t ready to call it a career just yet. Nor was he calling it quits …


Grand slam lifts A’s over M’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – Scott Hairston took advantage of a second chance. Ichiro Suzuki took advantage of the second pitch. Ichiro’s 2,000th hit was overshadowed by the go-ahead grand slam Hairston …


M’s prop up Snell

OAKLAND, Calif. – Manager Don Wakamatsu stuck with Ian Snell even though the Seattle pitcher struggled to throw a strike or find a groove as his pitch count climbed. The …


M’s outshine Angels

SEATTLE – Three days ago, when winning two of three games from the Los Angeles Angels seemed like a remote possibility for the Seattle Mariners after a 10-run loss, manager …


Mariner notes: Griffey slowed by ailing knee

Ken Griffey Jr. is having an MRI and visiting a doctor to find out why his surgically repaired knee still hurts. Manager Don Wakamatsu said before Tuesday’s game against the …


Mariners make most of few runs

SEATTLE – Two runs seemed like a dozen, given what the Seattle Mariners had experienced since they last experienced the joy of crossing home plate. To turn those two into …


Mariners running out of time

If the Mariners still harbored secret hopes of re-emerging as a factor in the A.L. West race, they were rudely rebuffed Monday. The Los Angeles Angels, unleashing a savage offense …


Greinke puts on clinic to beat M’s

SEATTLE – Part 2 of Cy Young Weekend appeared at Safeco Field on Sunday, and Zack Greinke made the Seattle Mariners wonder just how many games he’d win if he …


Patchwork M’s deliver

SEATTLE – An example of how money doesn’t always buy happiness could be found on the glum faces of the team getting blown out by the Mariners in the fourth …


Royals go deep, blast Mariners

Even the host of “Inside Edition” was going to have a tough time selling her seen-everything audience on this one. None other than tabloid TV anchor Deborah Norville threw out …


Mariners finish off sweep of A’s

SEATTLE – Jose Lopez homered, newly acquired Bill Hall drove in two runs and Luke French won his third game in four decisions since joining the Mariners in Seattle’s 5-3 …


M’s fall in 11th

CLEVELAND — Luis Valbuena wanted to show his former team what he could do. Valbuena homered with two out in the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 4-3 …


Ichiro’s homer supports recently acquired Snell

DETROIT – Ian Snell knew he had more to offer the Seattle Mariners. Wednesday night, he showed it.


Hernandez’s night spoiled

DETROIT – When an eternally long eighth inning first began, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was feeling pretty good about his chances. After all, he’d watched his team’s 175-pound, emergency shortstop, …