Bob Dutton

O’Malley finally off DL, sent to Triple-A

By Bob Dutton The News Tribune Utilityman Shawn O’Malley is finally, and officially, healthy after spending four-plus months on the disabled list. The Mariners activated… Continue reading

Dyson returns to Kansas City with much on the line for M’s

Dyson returns to Kansas City with much on the line for M’s

The date is finally here for Mariners outfielder Jarrod Dyson. He returned Thursday to Kansas… Continue reading

Dyson returns to Kansas City with much on the line for M’s

Mariners’ Haniger out 10-14 days

The reports on injured Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger, who was hit in the face Saturday by a pitch, continue to ring with optimism. General… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Paxton named Co-AL Player of the Week

Mariners notebook: Paxton named Co-AL Player of the Week

Big Maple is starting to get some big attention. Mariners left-hander James Paxton was picked Monday as the American League’s co-player of the week after… Continue reading

Mariners notebook: Paxton named Co-AL Player of the Week
Martin returns in style as Mariners roll past Mets 9-1

Martin returns in style as Mariners roll past Mets 9-1

James Paxton became the first pitcher in franchise history Sunday to win six games in a calendar month. Nelson Cruz hit a first-inning… Continue reading

Martin returns in style as Mariners roll past Mets 9-1
Gallardo, Mariners defeat Mets

Gallardo, Mariners defeat Mets

Here, again, the Mariners showed Saturday afternoon why they remain a threat to mount a postseason push over the the season’s final two… Continue reading

Gallardo, Mariners defeat Mets
Dipoto balks at perception of M’s as aging club with no future

Dipoto balks at perception of M’s as aging club with no future

As the hours click down to the non-waiver trade deadline at 1 p.m. Monday, the perception persists the Seattle Mariners are, or should… Continue reading

Dipoto balks at perception of M’s as aging club with no future
M’s reacquire pitcher Ramirez from Rays for reliever Cishek

M’s reacquire pitcher Ramirez from Rays for reliever Cishek

The Seattle Mariners looked to their past in order to boost their future when their search for depth in their rotation resulted in… Continue reading

M’s reacquire pitcher Ramirez from Rays for reliever Cishek
M’s lefty Pazos looks to slide his way back to effectiveness

M’s lefty Pazos looks to slide his way back to effectiveness

It’s no secret. Left-handed reliever James Pazos needs more sliders to pull him out of his recent slide. That’s the clear message from… Continue reading

M’s lefty Pazos looks to slide his way back to effectiveness
Sale strikes out 11, Red Sox blank Mariners 4-0

Sale strikes out 11, Red Sox blank Mariners 4-0

The Seattle Mariners knew what awaited them Wednesday afternoon in their series finale against Boston at Safeco Field. Chris Sale. It’s why their… Continue reading

Sale strikes out 11, Red Sox blank Mariners 4-0
Paxton taking over as ace of Mariners’ rotation

Paxton taking over as ace of Mariners’ rotation

Maybe this time, it’s for real. Maybe this time, James Paxton stays healthy and finally completes the leap from immense potential to reliable… Continue reading

Paxton taking over as ace of Mariners’ rotation
M’s hope Espinosa can benefit from ‘change of scenery’

M’s hope Espinosa can benefit from ‘change of scenery’

Maybe a move up the West Coast can get veteran infielder Danny Espinosa going again. The Mariners confirmed a contract agreement Monday with… Continue reading

M’s hope Espinosa can benefit from ‘change of scenery’
Pagan finds home as Mariners’ long reliever

Pagan finds home as Mariners’ long reliever

Emilio Pagan’s version is his confidence never flagged despite starting his big-league career with a blown save and then a loss before getting… Continue reading

Pagan finds home as Mariners’ long reliever
Judge’s moon shot lifts Yankees over Mariners 5-1

Judge’s moon shot lifts Yankees over Mariners 5-1

Friday’s crowd of 34,073 at Safeco Field crowd got an eyewitness look at the “All Rise” phenomenon that is rookie Aaron Judge, whose… Continue reading

Judge’s moon shot lifts Yankees over Mariners 5-1
New Mariners reliever Phelps excited for ‘meaningful baseball’

New Mariners reliever Phelps excited for ‘meaningful baseball’

New Seattle Mariners reliever David Phelps, a former starter, contends he has “really come to love” pitching in the bullpen. “My stuff plays… Continue reading

New Mariners reliever Phelps excited for ‘meaningful baseball’
Paxton’s dominance leads Mariners to series win over Astros

Paxton’s dominance leads Mariners to series win over Astros

The signature moment Wednesday afternoon in the Mariners’ 4-1 victory over Houston was the throw by left fielder Guillermo Heredia in the eighth… Continue reading

Paxton’s dominance leads Mariners to series win over Astros
Mariners’ winning streak halted with 6-2 loss to Astros

Mariners’ winning streak halted with 6-2 loss to Astros

If nothing else, the Seattke Mariners needed innings Tuesday night from rookie Sam Gaviglio in his return to the big leagues in order… Continue reading

Mariners’ winning streak halted with 6-2 loss to Astros
M’s notebook: Baserunning is ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

M’s notebook: Baserunning is ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

Let’s say you want to get someone’s attention. Channeling a little Clint Eastwood isn’t a bad way to go. Let Seattle Mariners manager… Continue reading

M’s notebook: Baserunning is ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’
Late power sends Mariners over Astros for 5th straight win

Late power sends Mariners over Astros for 5th straight win

Wild and improbable. And just maybe one to remember down the road. Kyle Seager and Danny Valencia lifted the Mariners to a 9-7… Continue reading

Late power sends Mariners over Astros for 5th straight win
M’s reliever Vincent on a roll even he can’t explain

M’s reliever Vincent on a roll even he can’t explain

Even Nick Vincent isn’t sure why what’s working is working. There’s no new pitch. No magical mechanical… Continue reading

M’s reliever Vincent on a roll even he can’t explain