Mariners

Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger motions toward his dugout as he begins to round the bases on his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

M’s Haniger implores front office to make ‘impact moves’

The slugging outfielder was candid in a letter written to The Players’ Tribune.

 

Seattle Mariners center fielder Jarred Kelenic reacts after the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 in a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

M’s believe unexpected 90-win season is just the beginning

Whether they were lucky or good is debatable, but Seattle’s youth movement has arrived.

 

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager motions to fans after a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seager calls emotional farewell ‘really special’

The Mariners’ longtime third baseman likely played his final game with the franchise Sunday.

 

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager (15) hugs teammates as he is subbed out of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mariners’ magic fades in must-win season finale

The ninth inning became an emotional farewell to longtime third baseman Kyle Seager.

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager (15) hugs teammates as he is subbed out of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' J.P. Crawford celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Magical Mariners rally for win, stay alive in playoff race

Seattle scores three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat the Angels 6-4 in a must-win game.

Seattle Mariners' J.P. Crawford celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore drops his batting helmet as he reacts after being called out on strikes to end the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels with two men on base, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

M’s playoff hopes suffer blow in loss to Angels

Seattle can’t come up with a clutch hit in a 2-1 loss in front of a sold-out crowd.

Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore drops his batting helmet as he reacts after being called out on strikes to end the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels with two men on base, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic follows through on a two-RBI double as Oakland Athletics catcher Yan Gomes, left, looks on, during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Seattle. Mitch Haniger and Ty France scored on the play. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Red-hot Mariners beat A’s, stay in thick of playoff race

Seattle beats Oakland 4-2 for its 10th win in 11 games and keeps pace in the AL wild-card race.

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic follows through on a two-RBI double as Oakland Athletics catcher Yan Gomes, left, looks on, during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Seattle. Mitch Haniger and Ty France scored on the play. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Justus Sheffield, right, yells into his glove after walking in a run as Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani advances to third during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Ohtani triples twice, Angels deal blow to Mariners

Los Angeles wins 14-1 as Seattle drops three games back in the wild card race.

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Justus Sheffield, right, yells into his glove after walking in a run as Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani advances to third during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Seattle Mariners' Ty France is congratulated by Kyle Seager after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

M’s survive, keep pace in wild-card race with win over Angels

Seattle wins 6-5 and is just two games back of the Yankees with eight games remaining.

Seattle Mariners' Ty France is congratulated by Kyle Seager after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, right, talks with manager Scott Servais before the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Mariners keep Dipoto, Servais in fold with new deals

Seattle announces multiyear contract extensions for its general manager and manager on Wednesday.

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, right, talks with manager Scott Servais before the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford (3) jokes with third baseman Kyle Seager (15) during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Seattle won 9-8 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Despite repeatedly being written off, M’s not going anywhere

Seattle showed over this past road trip that it will be a playoff contender until the end.

Seattle Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford (3) jokes with third baseman Kyle Seager (15) during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Seattle won 9-8 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Diego Castillo delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Mariners acquire closer Diego Castillo from Rays

Seattle ships reliever JT Chargois and minor-leaguer Austin Shenton to Tampa for the 27-year-old.

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Diego Castillo delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Kendall Graveman works against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Denver. The Mariners won 6-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Mariners trade top reliever Graveman to rival Astros

Seattle receives infielder Abraham Toro and pitcher Joe Smith in return; Dipoto says more to come.

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Kendall Graveman works against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Denver. The Mariners won 6-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Kendall Graveman walks to the bullpen before the baseball game against the Texas Rangers Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Louis DeLuca)

Mariners place 4 pitchers on COVID-19 list

The team reported a single positive test ahead of the series in San Diego, but did not identify the player.

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Kendall Graveman walks to the bullpen before the baseball game against the Texas Rangers Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Louis DeLuca)
Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, reacts after striking out swinging with two men on base as Detroit Tigers catcher Eric Haase, left holds the ball during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Hard to see path to improvement for M’s offense

Seattle is the worst-hitting team in baseball and there’s not much help currently on the way.

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, reacts after striking out swinging with two men on base as Detroit Tigers catcher Eric Haase, left holds the ball during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic watches his foul ball in his first major league at-bat, in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Seattle. Kelenic flied out on the at-bat. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kelenic, Gilbert debut, Mariners fall to Indians

The anticipated debuts are overshadowed as Cleveland’s Zach Plesac takes a no-hitter into the eighth.

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic watches his foul ball in his first major league at-bat, in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Seattle. Kelenic flied out on the at-bat. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means, right, hugs catcher Pedro Severino after Means threw a no-hitter in the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Seattle. The Orioles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mariners no-hit by Orioles’ Means

Seattle’s offensive woes catch up to it in a big way in a 6-0 loss to Baltimore to end its homestand.

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher John Means, right, hugs catcher Pedro Severino after Means threw a no-hitter in the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Seattle. The Orioles won 6-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Jake Fraley (28) is mobbed by teammates, including J.P. Crawford (3) after he was walked with the bases loaded during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mariners rally late, stun Giants in 10 innings in opener

Seattle overcomes a 5-run deficit and wins the game 8-7 in extras on a walk-off walk by Jake Fraley.

Seattle Mariners' Jake Fraley (28) is mobbed by teammates, including J.P. Crawford (3) after he was walked with the bases loaded during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore, right, is congratulated by teammate Kyle Lewis after hitting a solo home run off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Kolby Allard during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Servais on Dylan Moore: ‘He’s a ball player’

Mariners’ super-utility player looks to build on a breakout season.

Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore, right, is congratulated by teammate Kyle Lewis after hitting a solo home run off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Kolby Allard during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez waits to bat during spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mariners prospect learning from Seattle icon

Julio Rodriguez, just barely 20 years old, is relishing an opportunity to work with Ichiro Suzuki.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez waits to bat during spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)