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BALLER MOVE: Add In Very Deep Mixed and AL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Since his rookie season in 2011, Dustin Ackley has done nothing but disappoint Mariners fans and fantasy owners. In 2012, he had still-standing career-highs in home runs, stolen bases and runs, but only managed a .294 OBP. For a guy with a .397 OBP […]
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The Seattle Mariners took hold of the second wild card spot Friday, but it wasn't all good news as Robinson Cano came out of the game after fouling a pitch off his foot. MLB.com's Matt Slovin reports that the star second baseman exited in the eighth, when the Mariners were five runs up, after sustaining the injury in the seventh. Manager Lloyd McClendon told reporters that...
Seattle Mariners ace right-hander Felix Hernandez threw only five innings in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers due to a high pitch count and a sore hip, reports Matt Slovin of MLB.com. King Felix was clipped by an Ian Kinsler ground ball in the fourth inning (video here and below).Hernandez said after the game that he was "pretty sore," but expects to...
James Paxton continued to pitch well last night versus the ferocious Tigers tossing six innings, allowing five hits, one run, walking one and striking out a pair to move to 3-0 on the year. We shall call you, Pax the Detroyer! Pax is also one of Guardians of the Galaxy, believe it or not. No, not the tree or the raccoon. No, he's not Scott Hatteberg from Moneyball or...
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The scorching hot Mariners roll into the D tonight, winners of 4 in a row and 8 out of their last 10. In fact, the Mariners are 9-3 in the Austin Jackson era, and he recently accounted for all 4 RBIs in a 4-2 Mariners win.
The Tigers counter with an impressive streak of their own, having won 2 in a row, 2 out of their last 6, and 3 out of their last 9.
What looked like an innocuous...
DETROIT -- Seattle Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson will lead off Saturday night's game against Detroit Tigers left-hander David Price, and the centerpieces of a block-buster, three-team trade made two weeks ago will face off in their new uniforms.
What will Jackson's thoughts be when facing the pitcher he was dealt for?
"I don't know," Jackson said. ...
Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez left Saturday night's start against Detroit after five innings, ending a major league record success streak.
Hernandez had gone at least seven innings and allowed no more than two runs in his previous 16 starts. Tom Seaver set the previous mark of 13 in 1971.
DETROIT (AP) -- Robinson Cano homered, James Paxton won his sixth consecutive decision to start his career and the surging Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night in a matchup of American League playoff contenders.
Paxton (3-0) pitched six innings, allowing one run and five hits, to help Seattle win its fifth straight and ninth in 11 games. Cano and Logan Morrison...
Lloyd McClendon spent last fall hoping to get a chance to manage in a pennant race at Comerica Park.
He got his wish Friday night, even if it wasn't exactly the way he had envisioned things.
McClendon had hoped to become the Tigers' manager when Jim Leyland retired after winning three straight AL Central titles, but general manager Dave Dombrowski picked Brad Ausmus over...
Seattle slugger Robinson Cano exited Friday night's 7-2 win in the series opener against the Tigers as a precaution with a sore right foot.
With the Mariners ahead by five runs in the eighth, manager Lloyd McClendon opted to remove his star from the game in order to receive treatment. Cano fouled a pitch off his foot in the seventh inning.
Video and photos from Friday's Tigers-Mariners game at Comerica Park, including fans giving Austin Jackson a standing ovation in his return to Detroit.
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DETROIT (AP) Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.
Seattle's Lloyd McClendon, managing his first series in Detroit after serving as Jim Leyland's hitting coach, was ejected for the second straight game. McClendon...