Mariners

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger watches his solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Mariners remain active in market for outfielders

Even after the addition of Teoscar Hernandez, Seattle would like to add another starting-caliber outfielder.

 

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Lewis watches his line-out during the second inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

M’s trade former AL Rookie of the Year Lewis to D-backs

Seattle receives young outfielder/catcher Cooper Hummel from Arizona in return.

 

Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez reacts while batting during a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)

Mariners acquire All-Star OF Teoscar Hernández from Toronto

Reliever Erik Swanson and minor-league lefty Adam Macko, who started eight games for Everett last season, head to the Blue Jays.

 

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez celebrates while rounding the bases after hitting a solo home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Kenley Jansen during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Mariners’ Rodriguez voted AL Rookie of the Year

The All-Star center fielder received 29 of 30 first-place votes.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez celebrates while rounding the bases after hitting a solo home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Kenley Jansen during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Advance tickets for the World Series were sent to Seattle Mariners season-ticket holders in 1995. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Patterson: As this World Series begins, M’s have hope again

Just like in 1995, Mariners fans can dream of soon playing on the biggest stage in baseball.

Advance tickets for the World Series were sent to Seattle Mariners season-ticket holders in 1995. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez (44) slides safely into second base for a double under Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve during the eighth inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Rodríguez among Mariners players facing injury recovery

Seattle has a number of key players that will require surgery this offseason.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez (44) slides safely into second base for a double under Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve during the eighth inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez celebrates after hitting a double against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

Mariners believe snapping playoff drought just the beginning

With a few key offseason fixes, Seattle could be primed to be a contender for years to come.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez celebrates after hitting a double against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
Houston Astros' Jeremy Pena celebrates after hitting a home run against the Seattle Mariners during the 18th inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Broken hearts: M’s ousted by Astros in 18-inning thriller

Seattle’s season ends with a crushing 1-0 loss to Houston in a record-setting Game 3 of the ALDS.

Houston Astros' Jeremy Pena celebrates after hitting a home run against the Seattle Mariners during the 18th inning in Game 3 of an American League Division Series baseball game Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
FILE - Seattle Mariners' Mike Cameron, left, embraces teammate Ichiro Suzuki during their workout Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, in Seattle. An entire generation has waited for the Seattle Mariners to bring playoff baseball back to the Pacific Northwest. After a 21-year absence, the postseason is back in Seattle for Game 3 of the ALDS against Houston. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

M’s to host 1st playoff game since 2001, look to avoid elimination

An entire generation of M’s fans will see their first playoff game in Seattle when Game 3 commences Saturday at T-Mobile Park.

FILE - Seattle Mariners' Mike Cameron, left, embraces teammate Ichiro Suzuki during their workout Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, in Seattle. An entire generation has waited for the Seattle Mariners to bring playoff baseball back to the Pacific Northwest. After a 21-year absence, the postseason is back in Seattle for Game 3 of the ALDS against Houston. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Houston Astros' Jeremy Pena, left, scores past Seattle Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh, right, during the eighth inning on a hit by teammate Alex Bregman in Game 2 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Mariners lose Game 2 to Houston, 1 game from elimination

Yordan Alvarez spoils a quality start from Luis Castillo as Seattle falls 4-2 and trails the best-of-five series 2-0.

Houston Astros' Jeremy Pena, left, scores past Seattle Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh, right, during the eighth inning on a hit by teammate Alex Bregman in Game 2 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez (44) hits a three-run, walkoff home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston,Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Analysis: How will the Mariners pitch to Alvarez now?

Manager Scott Servais defends his decision to use struggling Robbie Ray vs. the Astros slugger in Game 1.

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez (44) hits a three-run, walkoff home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston,Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll celebrates Tariq Woolen's interception during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Derick Hingle)

Seahawks will move start time if conflicts with Mariners

The kickoff vs. the Cardinals will be pushed back to 2:30 p.m. local time if the Mariners reach Game 4.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll celebrates Tariq Woolen's interception during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Derick Hingle)
Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez (44) celebrates with teammates after his three-run, walkoff home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston,Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Astronomical meltdown: M’s blow late 4-run lead, drop Game 1

Robbie Ray gives up a walk-off home run as Seattle opens the best-of-five series with a heartbreaking 8-7 loss to Houston.

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez (44) celebrates with teammates after his three-run, walkoff home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in Houston,Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh (29) celebrates with Julio Rodriguez after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays on a double by Adam Frazier, as J.P. Crawford, right, reacts during the ninth inning of Game 2 of a baseball AL wild-card playoff series Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

M’s mount rally for the ages, stun Blue Jays to advance to ALDS

Seattle erases a seven-run deficit to win 10-9 in Toronto and will face Houston in the next round.

Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh (29) celebrates with Julio Rodriguez after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays on a double by Adam Frazier, as J.P. Crawford, right, reacts during the ninth inning of Game 2 of a baseball AL wild-card playoff series Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh (29) and teammate Eugenio Suarez (28) celebrate Raleigh's two-run home run during the first inning in Game 1 of a AL wild card baseball playoff series against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Mariners topple Blue Jays for 1st postseason win since 2001

Luis Castillo and Cal Raleigh lead Seattle to a 4-0 victory over Toronto to open the best-of-three series.

Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh (29) and teammate Eugenio Suarez (28) celebrate Raleigh's two-run home run during the first inning in Game 1 of a AL wild card baseball playoff series against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Blue Jays, Mariners send aces to mound in Game 1

Seattle’s Luis Castillo will square off against Toronto’s Alek Manoah on Friday.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Seattle Mariners' Ty France is doused Jarred Kelenic after the team's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Mariners roll into playoffs after walk-off win over Tigers

Seattle ends its season with a sweep of Detroit and next faces Toronto starting Friday.

Seattle Mariners' Ty France is doused Jarred Kelenic after the team's 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana slides under the throw to home plate to score the winning run against the Detroit Tigers during the 10th inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)

Catcher Torrens gets win, M’s sweep Tigers in doubleheader

Torrens is the first-ever Seattle position player to earn a win as the M’s capture Game 1 7-6 in 10 and take Game 2 9-6.

Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana slides under the throw to home plate to score the winning run against the Detroit Tigers during the 10th inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)
Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Mariners to start playoffs on road after loss to Tigers

Seattle falls 4-3 and Sam Haggerty exits with a groin injury.

Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Mariners, including Jarred Kelenic, foreground, Cal Raleigh, second from left, and another player celebrate with fans after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Finally!: M’s end 21 years of misery by clinching playoff berth

Baseball is fun again in the Pacific Northwest in a way that it hasn’t been in more than two decades.

Seattle Mariners, including Jarred Kelenic, foreground, Cal Raleigh, second from left, and another player celebrate with fans after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)