The Mariners have tabbed Mike Montgomery to make his third start since joining the rotation on Sunday in Toronto, while veteran Wade LeBlanc works out of the bullpen for now, manager Scott Servais said Wednesday.
3 days ago
The Mariners are an injured, flawed, talented team. Their rookie manager needs to get serious about maximizing their strengths. One of my least favorite things in the community surrounding online baseball writing is the seeming refusal consider the possibility of factors beyond our vision or scope. While the questioning of authority is a good, healthy impulse in almost all pursuits...
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4 days ago
Why have the Mariners struggled on Sunday? It's not the uniforms, Seattle manager Scott Servais joked on Monday. The team fell to 1-7 in Sunday home games after a loss to the Astros on Sunday.
5 days ago
Scott Servais is a first-year manager. This, however, isn't his first rodeo. He is in his 29th season in baseball. In addition to an 11-year big league career as a catcher there was time in the Minor Leagues, and then front office experience as a director of player development with the Rangers and an assistant general manager with the Angels. So when the Mariners started to stumble...
20 days ago
The Cubs have the best record in baseball and few clubs look more imposing in 2016. It makes sense then, that other managers might want to apply some of manager Joe Maddon’s tactics to their own teams. Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais took a page out of Maddon’s book during the team’s most recent trip to San Diego. Instead of dressing up in their normal boring clothes...
It hasn’t taken Seattle Mariners new manager Scott Servais long to embrace the heated rivalry between his team and the Texas Rangers. In just his second game of his managerial career, he already managed to give Rangers manager Jeff Bannister the business. The Mariners destroyed the Rangers in the game, 10-2, and reliever Tom Wilhelmsen got shelled. Seattle must have been motivated...
Scott Servais is only two games into his MLB managerial career, and he’s already developed a rivalry with Jeff Bannister. Servais’ Seattle Mariners took it to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, as they exploded six runs in the 8th to win 10-2. They particularly crushed Tom Wilhemsen, spanking the reliever for a home run, double, double and home run before Wilhemsen hit Chris Iannetta...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Nelson Cruz hit one of four Seattle homers, fellow former Texas player Leonys Martin had a tiebreaking double and the Mariners bounced back from an opening day loss to beat the Rangers 10-2 Tuesday night. Scott Servais, who spent six years in player development with Texas, got his first win as a manager while having a shouting match with reigning AL Manager...
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April 05, 2016 | Discuss
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Seattle's Scott Servais will soon be where Jeff Banister was with Texas a year ago - making his debut as a big league manager and hoping to lift a team with questions back into contention. Banister's advice when they face each other on opening day in Texas on Monday was simple. ''Exhale,'' Banister said. ''Enjoy it. It'll be a flash and memory.'' Servais will...
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April 03, 2016 | Discuss
Scott Servais, new Mariners manager Today the Seattle Mariners announced the 10th manager in the 13 years since the departure of Lou Piniella. Scott Servais was named manager by new GM Jerry Dipoto. Servais was a catcher for several National League clubs in the 1990’s, and since retiring has worked in player development. He was the Rangers senior director for player development...
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