Mariners

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

Orioles’ Bundy twirls 1-hit shutout in 4-0 win over Mariners

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune The last thing the Mariners needed Tuesday night was for Baltimore right-hander Dylan Bundy, a former first-round pick, to… Continue reading

Sliding Mariners drop third straight, fall 7-6 to Orioles

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune In the end Monday, it was Chris Davis’ line-drive RBI double in the seventh inning against Emilio Pagan that… Continue reading

Mariners make 5 errors in the first, lose to Yankees 10-1

FIVE ERRORS — in the first inning Sunday in an epic breakdown that led to… Continue reading

Alonso’s homer lifts M’s to 2-1 win over Yankees in 11 innings

A word or two from Edgar Martinez about hitting is never a bad thing in any… Continue reading

M’s give Cano Friday off, but MRI only reveals inflammation

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune The news Friday on All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano was about as good as the Mariners could have hoped… Continue reading

Mariners’ OF Martin clears waivers, headed to Triple-A Tacoma

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Outfielder Leonys Martin is remaining with the Mariners and returning to Triple-A Tacoma. Martin, 29, accepted an outright assignment… Continue reading

Mariners activate Phelps, designate Martin for assignment

The Seattle Mariners bolstered their bullpen by rolling the dice on outfielder Leonys Martin prior to their series finale Wednesday against the Braves in Atlanta.… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Zych to disabled list, Altavilla recalled

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune It wasn’t the need for a fresh arm that prompted the Mariners’ latest bullpen move. It was the need… Continue reading

Error-prone Mariners blanked by Braves 4-0

The Seattle Mariners survived a sloppy defensive effort Monday night in holding on to beat the Atlanta Braves. But not Tuesday. Two costly errors helped… Continue reading

Mariners hang on to beat Braves 6-5, despite sloppy defense

To break the humdrum — or the tension, take your pick — of trying to mount a… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Help may be coming for starting rotation

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Some encouraging news for the Mariners’ beleaguered rotation: Lefty James Paxton and right-hander Felix Hernandez are scheduled to begin… Continue reading