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NorthWest Sports Beat:
Mariners control Root Sports Northwest now
We've found out this AM that the Mariners and DIRECTV Sports Network announced the formation of a new regional sports television partnership that will give the baseball team a controlling interest in the year-round broadcast network.
Bob Aylward, Mariners executive vice president of business operations said This is great news for the Mariners and for sports fans in the Northwest.
With the formation of this new regional sports network partnership, the Mariners have taken a significant step forward,
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Seattle Mariners catcher Kelly Shoppach made what may be one of the worst throws ever by a major league catcher during Tuesday night's game at Safeco Field against the Detroit Tigers. It happened in the ninth inning as Tigers pinch runner Andy Dirks was stealing second base. Dirks made it easily as Shoppach somehow threw the ball straight down into the ground less than five...
Mariners Stephen Pryor goes on the DL
We learned yesterday that the M's have suffered another MAJOR team injury.
Stephen Pryor was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Mariners on Monday after the right-handed reliever was diagnosed with a tear in the latissimus dorsi muscle behind his right shoulder.
Pryor pitched in seven of the Mariners' first 14 games this...
Right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Seattle Mariners after he suffered a tear in a muscle in his back.
Seattle made the move on Monday, the Mariners' first off day of the season. Seattle said a corresponding roster move would be made on Tuesday prior to the opening of a series against Detroit.
Pryor left Sunday's game against...
The Seattle Mariners and DIRECTV Sports Networks have announced partnership on a new regional sports network where the Mariners will be the majority stakeholder in the operation.
The deal was announced on Tuesday and will run through the conclusion of the 2030 baseball season. DIRECTV Sports Networks will take on a minority position with the venture, but will oversee the daily management...
After a surprising series loss to the Houston Astros in which Seattle Mariner pitching surrendered 24 runs in the two losses, the Mariners bounced back to earn a split with the Texas Rangers in a four game set. Mariner fans were treated to more of the pitching they were used to as the Mariners limited Texas to 11 runs in four games. Seattle will now look to end their ten game...
The Seattle Mariners have placed right-handed reliever
Stephen Pryor on the disabled list with a tear in the latissimus dorsi muscle
of his right shoulder, the team has announced.
The tear was recently discovered by the team after Pryor
complained of tightness in his back during Sunday’s appearance against the
Texas Rangers. At this point, Seattle isn’t sure how long...
Saturday night in Seattle, the Mariners were playing the Rangers, and the score was 1-1 going into the top of the eighth inning. Carter Capps relieved Joe Saunders, and the broadcast warned that Capps shouldn’t walk leadoff batter Craig Gentry, because Gentry is one of the quicker runners in the league. Also because you shouldn’t walk anybody if you can help it. Capps subsequently...
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This was supposed to be the year. Two new power-hitting additions, shorter fences, health and improvement from the guys already here. This is the year the offense was supposed to really arrive. But where is it? Some early season injuries haven’t helped as Michael Morse, who is leading the club in home runs, missed four games with...
Tigers take down the M's 6-2
Miguel Cabrera had three hits and drove in the first four runs to lead Detroit to its third straight road victory.
Post game Eric Wedge said he was impressed with Aaron Harang, who had been traded from the Dodgers to the Rockies and on to the Mariners without making a regular-season start prior to Tuesday.
Former M's pitcher Doug Fister...
Aaron Harang faces a difficult task against the top hitting team in baseball as he makes his debut for the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
The red-hot Detroit Tigers open a three-game series against Harang and the Mariners looking for their third straight win on their West Coast trip.
Leadoff man Austin Jackson went 4 for 6 with a homer and three RBIs, while Torii Hunter had...