Mariners

Jurrangelo Cijntje pitches at the 2022 MLB Draft Combine held at Petco Park on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in San Diego, CA. Cijntje, from Mississippi State, was the Mariners’ first pick in the 2024 MLB Draft. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Mariners go college route on second day of draft, take 2-way player Grant Knipp

Seattle chose youth and selected eight college players.

 

View of T-Mobile Park from the Press Club. Ben Ray / The Reporter

T-Mobile Park at 25: Mariners fans share favorite ballpark memories

The venue turned a quarter of a century on Monday

 

Seattle Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh (29) celebrates his two-run home run with a trident as he high fives teammates during the first inning against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, in Arlington, Texas. (Elías Valverde II / Tribune News Service)

Statistics show just how terrible Mariners’ offense has been | Analysis

Seattle leads the AL West, but situational hitting has been a setback.

 

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Logan Gilbert throws in the first inning against the Cleveland Guardians on April 7, 2023, at Progressive Field. (John Kuntz / Tribune News Service)

Mariners righty Logan Gilbert earns first MLB All-Star nod

Gilbert has made 18 starts this season and averages 6.5 innings per start, the highest in the AL.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Logan Gilbert throws in the first inning against the Cleveland Guardians on April 7, 2023, at Progressive Field. (John Kuntz / Tribune News Service)
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Bryan Woo #33 reacts after striking out San Francisco Giants’ Casey Schmitt #6 in the second inning of their MLB game at Oracle Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, July 3, 2023. Woo played for Alameda High School. (Jane Tyska / Bay Area News Group)

Mariners’ Bryan Woo, Gregory Santos in line for rehab outings with Everett AquaSox

The 24-year-old pitcher has been on the injured list since June 25, and his next rotation is Saturday.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Bryan Woo #33 reacts after striking out San Francisco Giants’ Casey Schmitt #6 in the second inning of their MLB game at Oracle Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, July 3, 2023. Woo played for Alameda High School. (Jane Tyska / Bay Area News Group)
Julio Rodriguez of the Seattle Mariners smiles after scoring off a double by teammate Cal Raleigh during the third inning against the Chicago White Sox at T-Mobile Park on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in Seattle. (Alika Jenner / Tribune News Service)

Will July be any kinder to Mariners after late-June swoon?

Seattle’s July games will be shadowed by the All-Star break and MLB trade deadline.

Julio Rodriguez of the Seattle Mariners smiles after scoring off a double by teammate Cal Raleigh during the third inning against the Chicago White Sox at T-Mobile Park on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in Seattle. (Alika Jenner / Tribune News Service)
Seattle Mariners second baseman Jorge Polanco (right) tries to put the tag down on the Minnesota Twins baserunner Edouard Julien at Target Field on Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Minneapolis. (David Berding / Getty Images)

The Mariners have a healthy Jorge Polanco back

But will the offense return as well for one of Seattle’s key offseason acquisitions?

Seattle Mariners second baseman Jorge Polanco (right) tries to put the tag down on the Minnesota Twins baserunner Edouard Julien at Target Field on Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Minneapolis. (David Berding / Getty Images)
Logan Gilbert of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at LoanDepot park on Saturday, June 22, 2024, in Miami. (Megan Briggs / Getty Images)

Gilbert fantastic again, but first-place Mariners falter

Seattle loses two of three against Miami, sees its lead in the AL West drop to six games.

Logan Gilbert of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at LoanDepot park on Saturday, June 22, 2024, in Miami. (Megan Briggs / Getty Images)
Logan Gilbert of the Seattle Mariners throws a pitch during the second inning against the Texas Rangers at T-Mobile Park on June 16, 2024, in Seattle, Washington. (Alika Jenner / Getty Images)

Mariners week: Gilbert’s brilliance lifts Seattle to sweep

Seattle’s 8 1/2-game lead in the AL West is its largest since the 2001 season.

Logan Gilbert of the Seattle Mariners throws a pitch during the second inning against the Texas Rangers at T-Mobile Park on June 16, 2024, in Seattle, Washington. (Alika Jenner / Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 26:  Julio Rodríguez #44 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates a win with Jonathan Clase #5 after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 26, 2024 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mariners cynicism is justified, but here’s why they deserve credit

Maybe — just maybe — Jerry Dipoto and company have done some solid team building.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 26:  Julio Rodríguez #44 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates a win with Jonathan Clase #5 after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 26, 2024 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

John Stanton expects Mariners to be active in trade market

Seattle’s managing partner said resources will be available, despite ROOT Sports’ woes.

Mariners week: Castillo lifts Seattle to weekend sweep

Plus Ryan Bliss gets the call, and Brant Brown is out as offensive coordinator.

Is Mariners slugger Julio Rodriguez about to break out?

Sunday’s performance may be a good omen for the Seattle slugger, who’s been mired in a slump.

Mariners report card: ‘A lot of positives’ at 50-game mark

Does Seattle have enough to maintain its lead in the AL West through the rest of the season?

Why being mad on the mound is good for Andrés Muñoz, M’s

The Mariners’ closer is dominating, and a lot of that is because of his attitude.

Mariners review: Rodriguez homers, Castillo deals

Plus the Twins end Seattle’s historic pitching stretch, and reliever Matt Brash’s season is done.

Even after ‘ultimate flush-it game,’ M’s offense issues linger

The Mariners’ offensive woes beg the question as to whether lineup changes are needed.

Julio Rodríguez (44) of the Seattle Mariners reacts during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at T-Mobile Park on July 10, 2023, in Seattle, Washington. (Steph Chambers/Getty Images/TNS)

Mariners hitters must deal with the marine layer menace

The atmospheric conditions at T-Mobile Park make life difficult for those holding the bat.

Julio Rodríguez (44) of the Seattle Mariners reacts during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at T-Mobile Park on July 10, 2023, in Seattle, Washington. (Steph Chambers/Getty Images/TNS)

The numbers behind the Mariners’ historic pitching dominance

Seattle’s pitchers, particularly its starters, were lights out over an 18-game stretch.

Atlanta Braves’ Jarred Kelenic reacts after striking out swinging during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Ex-Mariner Kelenic says he’s learned from past struggles

The former Seattle top prospect is feeling less pressure following his offseason trade to Atlanta.

Atlanta Braves’ Jarred Kelenic reacts after striking out swinging during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)