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SEATTLE – Seattle Mariners scouting director Tom McNamara told Cougfan.com this weekend that his baseball club has had its eye on Washington State first baseman Taylor Ard for years. A local kid with a polished hitting repertoire is the kind you hate to lose to someone else, he said. That’s especially true for a club that’s spent nearly a decade trying to find a middle-of-the-order thumper.
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Heading in to Seattle Mariners spring training there was word that Franklin Gutierrez had completely worked through his stomach issues, added nearly 20 lbs. of muscle and kept his speed.
By all accounts from Peoria he’d shown up to camp looking like an absolute stud of a major league center fielder.
Michael Saunders on the other hand was a bit of an afterthought...
Wow. What a night. Great game. Well. Great 9th inning. The rally-caps came on and the M's almost pulled out a win after losing by 4 most of the night.
Your here to read about Mariners transactions. Well I'm hearing via Geoff Baker's twitter tonight that the following is about to take place.
Alex Liddi and Blake Beavan going to AAA in moves TBA tomorrow...
Who’s hot, who’s not?
The Seattle Mariners came out even again this week with a 3-3 record. The team played well including a combined No-Hit effort against the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the offense has certainly picked up, they seem to completely overpower their opponents or allow themselves to be the overpowered.
The team was outscored 23 to 36 by the Los Angeles combo of...
All in all, it’s been a good couple of weeks for the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners find themselves getting some national attention, the first since Philip Humber threw a perfect game against them. Last week, the Mariners scored a MLB season-high 21 runs in a game against the Rangers. Then, on Friday, six Seattle Mariners combined to throw a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Straight outta Anaheim
With another up and down week in the books, the Seattle Mariners at least had some magic up their sleeve for this one. Two out of three in Anaheim, and they carried that high all the way up I-5 to meet the other (only) L.A. team at Safeco.
With a stroke of luck, and a little high quality pitching, six Mariners combined to no hit the best team in baseball! But...
If anybody in their right mind thought I would be doing anything else this week besides the no-hitter, well then, you crazy fool!
In my life time, which encompasses all but one year of the Seattle Mariners franchise history, I have witnessed countless no-hitters tossed, a plethora of perfect games, and even a few no-no’s and pefect games ruined.
Seattle Mariners right hander Kevin Millwood's ability to make his next start won't be known until at least Tuesday. Millwood came out of Friday's start with a slight right groin strain, and an MRI indicates no real damage. But the
Mariners won't make a decision on whether or not to have him start on Thursday until Tuesday; he could be pushed back to the weekend...
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez says things have to change.
Hernandez allowed five runs in six ineffective innings and the Seattle Mariners lost to the San Diego Padres 5-4 Tuesday night.
''I'm tired of pitching like that,'' Hernandez said. ''I've got to do something about this.''
Hernandez (4-5) was making his first outing in 11 days. The...
Felix Rusty in Return, M’s Drop Series Opener
The Headline: Felix Hernandez returned to the mound, but rustiness and a lack of runs ruins the party for the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle Mariners 4, San Diego Padres 5
When: 10:10 ET, Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Where: Safeco Field, Seattle
Umpires: Home — Jerry Meals, 1B — Gary Darling, 2B — Paul Emmel, 3B —...
The Mariners (27-36) hope to crawl back toward .500 in a match up against the Padres (20-41).
Pitching match ups
Game 63: LHP – Clayton Richard vs. RHP – Felix Hernandez
Matchup | Preview
TV: 10:10 p.m. ET, FS San Diego, Root Sports (Seattle)
Happy Felix Day! Clayton Richard hasn’t had the greatest success this season going 2-7 with...
SeattleClubhouse with our weekly look at the statistical good and bad of the past seven days throughout the Seattle Mariners minor league system.
Hot News for CF Franklin Gutierrez
Clayton Richards pitched seven strong innings, Everth Cabrera had an RBI triple in a four-run sixth and the San Diego Padres hung on for a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Seattle starter Felix Hernandez (4-5) foundered in his first outing in 11 days. The 2010 Cy Young Award winner pitched six innings, allowing nine hits, five runs and three walks.
(Eds: APNewsNow. ) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Amid the chaos of the starter leaving with an injury, a two-base throwing error, three walks and five pitching changes, Brian Runge wasn't paying attention to the history the Seattle Mariners were making.
When six Mariners pitchers tossed the 10th combined no-hitter in major league history Friday night, Runge found his own chapter...
A look at the first 16 players selected by the Seattle Mariners in the first two days of the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft.