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Jason Vargas is Seattle's winningest pitcher this year at 7-7, but he's lost three games in a row, and Wednesday's 4 1/3-inning, 10-run outing leaves his ERA at 4.66. More than that, he's leaving his pitches up. He'd allowed five homers in the previous three starts before yielding five homers Wednesday at Arizona, the worst home run performance of his career. "He was up a little bit; it was an off day," manager Eric Wedge said after the Mariners' 14-10 loss to the Diamondbacks. "He's working behind (in the count) quite a bit." June has been a struggled for Vargas, who is 1-3 in four starts with 23 earned runs allowed in 24 innings (8.63 ERA). His season ERA has soared from 3.45 to 4.66. That has taken him out of his usual pattern. Before this season, Vargas was 6-6 with a 3.45 in the month of June. He probably wouldn't have pitched as deep into Wednesday's game as he did had not the Mariners burned through their bullp...
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It’s that time of year again in Major League Baseball. Summer is approaching, players are dropping like flies with injuries and your minor league players are progressing nicely. For several teams in the league, now is the time to start making some changes.
In the case of the Seattle Mariners, it’s time to start the process now.
The Mariners have one of the best...
Per a report from the Tacoma Neww-Tribune we've learned yesterday that two of the best youngsters in the Seattle Mariners organization will be moving on from the Jackson Generals. Both promoted to AAA Tacoma Rainiers.
The report states the M's wanted to allow both to play in the Southern League all-star game on Tuesday as a reward for their highly successful first halves...
The Seattle Mariners Farm Arms
Today we’re kicking off a new monthly duel series here at NWSB called “prospect watch.” Each month I’ll be writing two pieces, one covering the top three-four pitchers in the Mariners system, and the other covering the top three-four hitters in the system.
For our inaugural piece we’ll be exploring the pitching side of things. It’s not often...
As the 38-year-old Ichiro Suzuki remains in descent, the Seattle Mariners are reportedly willing to deal the future National Baseball Hall of Famer prior to the trade deadline on July 31. Ichiro, a Japanese icon who made his debut for … Continue reading →
MLB Interleague Matchup Insight M’s vs Diamondbacks Game 3
It looks like another lost season in the Pacific Northwest. The Mariners own the second worst record in the American League and even the mighty King Felix Hernandez seems to have caught the underperformance bug this season.
Wednesday June 20
Chase Field – Phoenix, AZ
Moneyline: Arizona -160, Seattle +150...
11-year-old Dylan Fowler Caught a HR off the bat of Seattle Mariners 3B Kyle Seager yesterday, The Sportress of Blogitude noted it, and? He's signed a contract to return to another game. Everybody...
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Ichiro Suzuki doesn't like to get days off, and he accentuated his desire to play in dramatic fashion once he got back on the field. The Seattle Mariners right fielder opened Tuesday's game with his 2,500th career hit and went on to collect three more hits, two of them doubles, in the Mariners' 10-inning, 12-9 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. "If you look...
When I was a kid, "Made in Japan" was like "Made in China" became in the '80s and '90s. It meant, in a word, "cheap."
Everything, it seems, but Suzuki, which was a well-built, tough, durable, fun motorcycle brand. Dad bought a couple 125cc Suzukis when I was about 12 or so. What fun!
Today, Suzuki means baseball. Not the kind they play in Japan...
PHOENIX Ichiro Suzuki showed again Tuesday that he can do about anything he wants at the plate. This time it was enough to render one of the Diamondbacks' best offensive games of the season moot.
Suzuki had four hits, including the 2,500th of his major league career, but it was his sacrifice fly in the eighth inning that started the Diamondbacks on the way to a 12-9, 10-ininng...
To all critics who think the Mariners don’t have any good fans, or that these fans fill an unwelcoming ballpark, look no further than, “Cheeseburger!” This fastfood taunt was yelled by a Mariners fan sitting behind the camcorder this past Saturday’s game, while Giants 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval (otherwise known as Kung Fu Panda in MLB circles), was batting. It’s little...
Bats Keep Pace, Top Snakes in 10
The Headline: the offense never rests as the Seattle Mariners get the win in this 10 inning nail biter.
Seattle Mariners 12, Arizona Diamondbacks 9
When: 9:40 ET, Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Where: Chase Field, Arizona
Umpires: Home — Brian Gorman, 1B — Todd Tichenor, 2B — Larry Vanover, 3B — Tony Randazzo
Another season of cellar dwelling could have the Seattle Mariners making more changes as we head towards the non-waiver trade deadline. One of these changes though could signal the end of era in the Pacific Northwest.
The face of the Seattle Mariners franchise for over the past decade, Ichiro will turn 39-years-old this October and has since seen his 10 year streak of 200+ hits...
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From MLB.com:Left-handed pitcher Omar Luis Rodriguez, 19, and the Yankees have agreed on a Minor League deal worth an estimated $4-5 million, according to an industry source.
Rodriguez, who projects to be a starter, burst onto the international scene during the 2010 World Junior Baseball Championship when he struck out eight batters during a complete-game, 144-pitch outing to...