Mariners

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)

Castillo falters as Mariners blow 9-run lead in loss to Royals

Kansas City’s 11-run 6th inning delivers 13-12 win, spoils Seattle’s hopes of climbing wild-card standings

 

Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh (29) runs past Kansas City Royals third baseman Nate Eaton after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Raleigh homers, drives in 3 as M’s rally past Royals

The young catcher’s RBI double in the ninth inning lifts Seattle to a 6-5 win.

 

Seattle Mariners' Luis Castillo (21) throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Castillo, Mariners agree to $108M, 5-year deal through ‘27

Seattle traded for the standout right-hander in a blockbuster deal ahead of the trade deadline.

 

Kansas City Royals' Edward Olivares (14) congratulates Salvador Perez, right, after Perez scored from second off a Vinnie Pasquantino single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Short-handed Mariners fall to Royals

Seattle places star rookie Julio Rodriguez on the 10-day IL prior to a 5-1 loss to Kansas City.

Kansas City Royals' Edward Olivares (14) congratulates Salvador Perez, right, after Perez scored from second off a Vinnie Pasquantino single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Kelenic homers, drives in 2, Mariners top A’s to snap skid

Seattle beats Oakland 9-5 to salvage the final game of the series, but Julio Rodriguez exits early with a back tightness.

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, left, takes the ball from pitcher Erik Swanson during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Mariners drop 2nd straight to last-place A’s

Injury-plagued Seattle falls 2-1 and has dropped five if its past six games.

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, left, takes the ball from pitcher Erik Swanson during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez (44) walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Mariners held to one hit, Castillo tagged in loss to A’s

Carlos Santana’s infield single in the second is all the offense Seattle musters in a 4-1 defeat.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez (44) walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana points to his bench after hitting a grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Santana homers twice, Mariners slam Angels

The veteran slugger broke the game open with a grand slam in the fifth inning.

Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana points to his bench after hitting a grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, beats the throw to Seattle Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh to score on a double by Shohei Ohtani during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Mariners can’t solve Ohtani, fall to Angels

Julio Rodriguez was scratched and Eugenio Suarez was placed on the 10-day IL before Seattle’s 2-1 loss.

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, beats the throw to Seattle Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh to score on a double by Shohei Ohtani during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, second from left, scores on a single by Taylor Ward as Luis Rengifo, left, and Matt Duffy, second from right, gestures while Seattle Mariners catcher Curt Casali watches during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Trout homers for 8th time in 10 games, Angels beat M’s

Rookie Julio Rodríguez hits his fifth leadoff homer of the season, but Seattle falls 8-7.

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, second from left, scores on a single by Taylor Ward as Luis Rengifo, left, and Matt Duffy, second from right, gestures while Seattle Mariners catcher Curt Casali watches during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana celebrates with Julio Rodriguez after hitting a three-run home run off San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Mariners ride long ball to victory over Padres

Julio Rodriguez, Eugenio Suarez and Carlos Santana each homer in Seattle’s 6-1 win.

Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana celebrates with Julio Rodriguez after hitting a three-run home run off San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez reacts after hitting a ball foul as San Diego Padres catcher Austin Nola looks on during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

Mariners can’t solve Darvish, fall to Padres

The San Diego starter held Seattle to just two hits over eight innings in a 2-0 shutout.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez reacts after hitting a ball foul as San Diego Padres catcher Austin Nola looks on during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
Seattle Mariners' Eugenio Suarez celebrates his solo home run on a pitch from Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Max Fried during the sixth inning a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

M’s ride pair of homers, Kirby’s pitching to win over Braves

Sam Haggerty and Eugenio Suarez homer to back a strong outing from the rookie pitcher in Seattle’s 3-1 win.

Seattle Mariners' Eugenio Suarez celebrates his solo home run on a pitch from Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Max Fried during the sixth inning a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Atlanta Braves' Michael Harris II gestures as he runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)

Mariners allow 4 home runs, fall to NL East-leading Braves

Carlos Santana hits two home runs in Seattle’s 6-4 defeat.

Atlanta Braves' Michael Harris II gestures as he runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)
FILE - A pitch clock is deployed to restrict pitcher preparation times during a minor league baseball game between the Brooklyn Cyclones and Greensboro Grasshoppers, July 13, 2022, in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Major League Baseball is set to announce a pitch clock and limits on defensive shifts next season in an effort to shorten games and increase offense. The sport’s 11-man competition committee is set to adopt the rules changes Friday, Sept. 9. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

MLB adopts pitch clock, shift limits, bigger bases

The new rules are set to go into effect in 2023.

FILE - A pitch clock is deployed to restrict pitcher preparation times during a minor league baseball game between the Brooklyn Cyclones and Greensboro Grasshoppers, July 13, 2022, in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Major League Baseball is set to announce a pitch clock and limits on defensive shifts next season in an effort to shorten games and increase offense. The sport’s 11-man competition committee is set to adopt the rules changes Friday, Sept. 9. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)

Mistakes cost Mariners in loss to White Sox

Seattle commits three errors and falls 9-6 to drop the three-game series to Chicago.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto)
Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh watches his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Reynaldo Lopez during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Gilbert strikes out 9, Raleigh homers as M’s down White Sox

Seattle bounces back from a loss with a 3-0 win over Chicago.

Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh watches his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Reynaldo Lopez during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Lynn dominates as White Sox snap Mariners’ 7-game win streak

The Mariners rallied in ninth but fell short 3-2.

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners' Ty France, left, is congratulated by Eugenio Suarez after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Xzavion Curry during the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Mariners topple Guardians for 6th straight win

Ty France homers to back another strong start from Robbie Ray in Seattle’s 4-0 victory.

Seattle Mariners' Ty France, left, is congratulated by Eugenio Suarez after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Xzavion Curry during the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Cody Morris during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

Raleigh homers twice, Mariners down Guardians

With the 6-1 victory Seattle has won seven of eight and 12 of 16.

Seattle Mariners' Cal Raleigh runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Cody Morris during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)