Mariners

Miranda pummeled in Mariners’ 5-3 loss at Texas

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune The last thing the Mariners needed Monday was for left-hander Ariel Miranda to take a big step backward. This… Continue reading

Mariners notes: Team hands out awards for top minor-leaguers

Outfielder Ian Miller, who closed the season at Triple-A Tacoma, was selected Monday by the Mariners as… Continue reading

Angels avoid the sweep, beat the Mariners 5-3

An opportunity slipped away from the Seattle Mariners on Sunday in large part because reliever Nick Vincent, in an otherwise standout season, remains… Continue reading

Leake, Gamel help M’s top Angels 4-3 to snap 3-game skid

It was almost eerie how the beginning of Mike Leake’s second start for the Seattle Mariners mirrored his first. A shaky… Continue reading

Paxton, Hernandez should return to M’s rotation next week

Every Seattle Mariners fan can empathize with manager Scott Servais’ reaction after he watched Felix Hernandez and James Paxton work through two simulated… Continue reading

M’s need new pitcher Leake to be their ace vs. Angels

Some 90 minutes into his initial appearance in a Seattle uniform, pitcher Mike Leake established a designation for himself: Mariners No. 1 starter.… Continue reading

Maybin’s 9th-inning HR lifts Astros to sweep of M’s

Newly acquired Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift Houston past the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on… Continue reading

M’s add OF Hannemann, RHP Frankoff from Cubs on waiver claims

Monday was Labor Day and, no surprise, the Mariners continued to work on their roster. The Mariners… Continue reading

Maybin, Verlander lead Astros over Mariners 3-1

It’s not completely dark yet for the Seattle Mariners’ postseason hopes, but it’s getting there. Tuesday’s 3-1 loss to Houston is just one… Continue reading

Mariners shake up rotation with eye on near-term and future

Even with Labor Day now in the rear-view mirror, the Seattle Mariners’ rotation remains in flux. This time, though, the changes stem not… Continue reading

Walks come back to haunt as M’s fall 6-2 to Houston

Even if the Mariners hadn’t fueled their collapse Monday with three costly walks in a disastrous four-run… Continue reading

Resurgent Cano a welcome sign for M’s in playoff push

After an extended power slump, Robinson Cano shows signs of heating up as the Mariners attempt to mount a postseason push over the… Continue reading

Albers, Cano lead Mariners to 10-2 win over A’s for sweep

So far, this “No Sucking in September” campaign is off to a great start at Safeco Field. The Mariners completed a three-game sweep… Continue reading

M’s top A’s 3-2 to snap 5-game losing streak

Mike Leake desperately wanted to make a strong first impression with the Seattle Mariners, knowing they were barely hanging on in… Continue reading

M’s add 7 players to roster in first wave of reinforcements

As anticipated, the first wave of September reinforcements joined the Seattle Mariners prior to Friday’s series opener against Oakland at Safeco Field. In… Continue reading

September reinforcements might be too late for Mariners

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Long-awaited reinforcements begin arriving Friday for the Mariners prior to their series opener against Oakland at Safeco Field. Are… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Phelps injured again

Phelps injured again By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Reliever David Phelps exited the game in the sixth inning because of an injury. He signaled… Continue reading

Mariners cough up early lead in 5th straight loss

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune It isn’t as if the gophers only run when Ariel Miranda pitches, although that’s the rush hour. Miranda gave… Continue reading

Mariners acquire pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals

Can Mike Leake plug a hole in the Mariners’ pitching rotation? Not only now but for years to come? Mired in a four-game losing streak… Continue reading

Mariners need consistent offense to make wild-card push

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune If the Mariners, with their patchwork rotation, are to make a genuine postseason push over the season’s final 30… Continue reading