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 officially eliminated from the AL wild-card race

A 4-2 loss to the Indians assures Seattle will miss the playoffs for the 16th straight season

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.

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.

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.

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.

M’s miss chance to gain ground, fall to Rangers 3-1

Texas scores twice in the 8th as Seattle fails to pick up ground in the AL wild-card race.

Is it the end of the line for Iwakuma with the Mariners?

Seattle manager Scott Servais says he ‘can’t imagine’ the starter will pitch again this season.

View from the outside: Rival scouts assess the Mariners

In exchange for anonymity, the scouts offered candid takes on the state of the Seattle franchise.

Paxton stumbles in return, Mariners fall to Astros 5-2

Seattle’s ace left-hander allows three runs in less than two innings in his return to the rotation.

Felix returns, M’s pound Rangers 10-4 to keep pace with Twins

The longtime Seattle ace pitches three-plus strong innings in his return to the rotation.

Analysis: Can M’s pull off coup, sign Japanese star Otani?

Can the Seattle Mariners pull off the biggest free-agent signing coup in years? General manager Jerry Dipoto currently heads a contingent of club… Continue reading

Zunino clubs a pair as Mariners blow out Texas 8-1

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Mike Zunino keeps saying he pulled out of a recent slump by concentrating on not pulling the ball. And,… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Segura shows signs of life in victory

Segura shows signs of life in M’s victory By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Jean Segura entered the game in a 4-for-33 slide that had… Continue reading

Gamel, Seager homer as M’s cruise past Texas 10-3

Taken in isolation, there wasn’t much for the Mariners not to like Tuesday in a 10-3 romp over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park… Continue reading

Mariners to open the 2018 baseball season at home in March

Major League Baseball on Tuesday released next year’s schedule, and all 30 clubs open the season on March 29. The Mariners play host… Continue reading