Mariners manager hands one to the Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Seattle Mariners gave the Texas Rangers two gifts in the eighth and ninth innings Wednesday. The first came from manager Lloyd McClendon, who inexplicably removed starting pitcher Felix Hernandez in the eighth inning despite the fact he held a 2-0 lead and had only thrown 96 pitches. That would provide the backdrop for the Rangers' fourth walk-off win of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Week in review

COOLING DOWN:  After winning their home opener, the Seattle Mariners have dropped three of their last four games.  Felix Hernandez’s third win of the season propped the Mariners back into first in the A.L. West for a day, but they now trail the A’s after dropping the final two games of that three game set.  Still, on the plus side, the Mariners have went 6-5 on a rough stretch...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners 6, A’s 4 — Felix Hernandez improves to 3-0 on the season

Felix Hernandez continues to pitch well against the A’s and add his name to the record book. On a chilly Friday night in front of a packed Safeco Field – most of them holding up “K” placards and wearing free bright gold t-shirts bearing his name for the Supreme Court – the Mariners’ ace added to another accomplishment into his growing chapter of the organization’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners-Oakland A’s, round two

ON DECK: After splitting their first two home games of the season, the Seattle Mariners welcome in the Oakland A’s for a three-game series starting tomorrow.  Seattle will throw their No. 1 and 2 starters, Felix Hernandez and Erasmo Ramirez, and throw veteran Chris Young in the finale on Sunday.  Oakland will counter with Tommy Milone, Sonny Gray, and Scott Kazmir.  Oakland...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners beat Athletics, 3-1, behind Felix Hernandez

In its latest iteration, the old Oakland Coliseum has been rebranded as the O.co Coliseum thanks to corporate sponsor Overstock.com. Based on what’s transpired the past few seasons, they could just as easily call it King Felix’s Palace. There are plenty of reasons for the Mariners not to like the worn-down relic, but the place is special for their ace pitcher. And that’s good...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez Dominates, Mariners Beat A’s 4-1

Felix Hernandez was on top of his game again. The Seattle Mariners starter hurled 8.1 innings against the Oakland Athletics, and the M’s moved to 4-1. After rolling through the Los Angeles Angels lineup his first time out, Hernandez mowed down the A’s Saturday. King Felix needed just 101 pitches to get through 8.1 innings, as he threw 72 of them for strikes. Jed Lowrie broke...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners open season with 10-3 win over Angels

Felix Hernandez took the hit and kept on pitching. Mike Trout delivered an early punch to the stomach of the Mariners’ ace, belting a two-run homer in the first inning. But the former Cy Young Award winner just kept on firing strikes. When the Angels tacked on another run in the third inning on a run-scoring double from Albert Pujols on a fly ball that should have been caught...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners-Los Angeles Angels preview

ON DECK: The Seattle Mariners open the 2014 season by travelling to Anaheim for a three-game set with the Angels.  The Mariners are going to open with ace Felix Hernandez, and follow him with two of the most promising young pitchers in the organization: Erasmo Ramirez and James Paxton.  The Angels were counter with their ace Jered Weaver followed by C.J. Wilson and Hector Santiago...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez is in for a (relatively) rough year

I wasn’t really surprised when the Mariners shelled out big money ($175M for 7 years) for Felix Hernandez.  Seattle loves him and he’s been by far the best player on the team since Ichiro began his decline.  He even brought Seattle a perfect game. He’s thrown over 200 innings for 6 years straight and 190+ the two years before that – an absolute workhorse.  But allegedly...
Via Diamond Hoggers
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Not a good week for the Seattle Mariners

Not a good week for the Seattle MarinersThe Seattle Mariners have not qualified for the postseason since 2001. The club went 71-91 in 2013, good enough for 4th place in the AL West. It seems rather obvious this team is trying to change its fortunes, with the signing of Robinson Cano, arguably the top free agent of this past offseason, as well as signing Corey Hart and trading...
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March 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

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