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Dipoto: Mariners “have a long way to go” to catch Astros

What’s next for the Mariners? GM Jerry Dipoto plans a few tweaks and hopes for a little luck

 

M’s shake up coaching staff; Bogar, Candaele won’t return

Hitting coach Edgar Martinez and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre will remain in current roles.

 

Bridwell, Paxton duel before Angels breakout, beat Mariners

The Mariners (78-84) fell eight games off their 86-76 record from last season.

 

Haniger, Seager rally Mariners to win over Angels

The outfielder recorded 5 hits, while the third baseman smacked a 3-run home run.

Valbuena, Trout lift Angels over Mariners 6-5

Nelson Cruz hits his 39th home run of the season in Seattle’s loss.

M’s notebook: Paxton to pitch Sunday, Iwakuma has surgery

Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton won the debate — it was a mild debate — but the bottom line is he will… Continue reading

Ramirez has pitched way into Mariners’ plan for next season

The starter has been a steady presence in Seattle’s rotation since returning in a July 28 trade.

Analysis: M’s need to make offseason splash to remain relevant

Seattle must make a major offseason addition to close ground on Houston in the American League West.

Mariners clinch losing record with 6-5 loss to Oakland

Seattle will finish under .500 after Canha hits a walk-off homer for the Athletics.

Hernandez, Leake won’t pitch this weekend for Mariners

Servais says rookies Gonzalez, Moore will fill in for the veterans in the last series of the season.

Defense, baserunning woes major factor in M’s mediocrity

Injuries to the starting rotation were only part of why the playoff drought reached a 16th season.

Mariners thump Oakland 7-1

With its playoff hopes finally dashed, Seattle hits four homers in victory.

Mariners pounded by Indians

Seattle commits five errors, gives up four home runs in its 11-4 loss.

Cruz hits walk-off HR as M’s top Indians 3-1 to snap skid

The two-run shot backed a brilliant 8-inning outing from Seattle starter Erasmo Ramirez.

Designated hitter Cruz named Mariners’ player of the year

James Paxton is named Seattle’s pitcher of the year in a pre-game ceremony Friday.

M’s lose to Rangers 4-2, late-season skid hits 6 games

Seattle falls five games back in the AL wild-card race with just nine games remaining.

Astros beat Mariners 7-1, clinch AL West championship

The math these days isn’t just cruel to the Mariners, it almost seems to be taunting them. It isn’t just that Sunday’s 7-1 loss to… Continue reading

Mariners lose to Rangers 8-6 for 5th straight loss

Rougned Odors grand slam caps a seven-run fourth inning for Texas.

Dipoto’s moves to patch M’s rotation could pay future dividends

Trade acquisitions Leake and Gonzales, along with homegrown Moore, provide greater depth next year.

MLB commish says Seattle in mix for another All-Star Game

Rob Manfred touched on several topics in a news conference Wednesday at Safeco Field.