Mariners

Mariners pick up first baseman Ford from Yankees in Rule 5 Draft

Ford spent last season in Double-A and Triple-A.

 

M’s bolster bullpen, add Nicasio, two others

Seattle adds Juan Nicasio in free agency and trades for Shawn Armstrong and Anthony Misiewicz.

 

Japanese star pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani to join Angels

Los Angeles was a surprise winner over Seattle, Texas and several other teams.

 

Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins

Seattle gives up three minor-leaguers, including its top pitching prospect, Nick Neidert

M’s trade AquaSox catcher Banuelos to Twins

Seattle acquires $1 million in international bonus pool money in exchange for the minor leaguer.

Mariners one of the seven teams on Ohtani’s short list

The Japanese star’s list includes five West Coast teams along with the Cubs and Rangers

POLL RESULTS: Confidence the Mariners will sign Ohtani

Voters gave Seattle the best chance of signing the Japanese two-way star.

POLL: Which MLB team will land two-way star Shohei Ohtani?

The Seattle Mariners are in the mix for Shohei Ohtani, who excels on the mound and at the plate.

Mariners sign Hisashi Iwakuma to minor-league deal

The right-handed pitcher has been with Seattle since the 2012 season

Mariners acquire Healy from A’s for Pagan, prospect

Seattle will try to solve its first-base puzzle with the versatile Healy.

Mariners decline options on pitchers Iwakuma and Gallardo

Iwakuma had shoulder problems for most of the 2017 season and didn’t pitch after May 10

Patterson: Playoff hero’s exploits aren’t exactly out of nowhere

The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor wasn’t good with the M’s, but signs were there during his time with the AquaSox.

Everett Memorial Stadium’s baseball field converting to turf

The Mariners, Everett School District and others had to sign off on switch to an artificial surface.

Patterson: M’s lack of homegrown talent is a big concern

Statistics show Seattle is lacking behind playoff teams in player development.

DATA: Homegrown core players for MLB playoff teams 2012-17

Here’s numbers showing how much of an impact homegrown players had on the core of playoff squads.

Mariners’ Heredia has shoulder surgery

OF is expected to be ready for spring training

POLL RESULTS: Middling marks given to 2017 Seattle Mariners

More than half the responders to this week’s Seattle Sidelines poll gave the Mariners’ season a C.

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.

Patterson: Dipoto needs to relax on all the Mariners trades

All the trades the Seattle GM has made hasn’t paid off in the standings.