MARINERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Seattle Mariners: Felix Hernandez sets record for most wins by a Venezuelan pitcher

Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Mariners fall short vs. Astros as streak ends

Josh Reddick launched a two-run home run and Brian McCann hit a bases-clearing double as the Astros snapped the Mariners' six-game win streak with a 5-2 victory in the second game of a three-game series on Saturday night at Safeco Field.
Via Mariners.com
11 hours ago

Game 77, Astros at Mariners

Sam Gaviglio vs. Lance McCullers, 7:10pm The M’s won the game they needed to win last night, teeing off on Joe Musgrove and giving Felix Hernandez (and Yovani Gallardo) an opportunity to get some work in in a low-stress situation. Now, things switch: on paper, this is a mismatch. 1: Segura, SS 2: Gamel, LF 3: Cano, 2B 4: Cruz, DH 5: Seager, 3B 6: Haniger, RF 7: Valencia, 1B 8...
Via USS Mariner
14 hours ago

Mariners notebook: Drew Smyly takes another big step toward return

On Saturday afternoon, Mariners left-hander Drew Smyly did something he hasn’t done since the tail end of spring training – throw to live hitters. Smyly took the mound at Safeco Field – something he’s yet to do in a Mariners uniform during a game – for a short live batting practice session, putting to test the left elbow that suffered a flexor strain just before the start...
Via MyNorthwest.com
17 hours ago

Lineup: Carlos Ruiz catching in Game 2 of Mariners-Astros

Expect to see Mike Zunino in the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s series finale between the Mariners and Astros, because he’ll get Saturday night’s Game 2 off. Carlos Ruiz will take over the catching duties as the red-hot Zunino will get a rest during Saturday’s 7:10 game on 710 ESPN Seattle. The 38-year-old Ruiz is hitting .206 with a home run and seven RBIs in 30 games this...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 hours ago

Mariners Dress-Up Day 2017: The Definitive Rankings

Ranked according to the ultra-scientific “Dae-ho” scale Last year’s Mariners team was unbelievably easy to love. Whether it was Dae-Ho’s delightful spirit, Leonys Martin chirping from the top step of the dugout, or the bonesaw, there was a joyful spirit emanating from the team that transferred to the fanbase. Even when they weren’t winning, they were still a fun team. They...
Via Lookout Landing
23 hours ago

Mariners’ Mike Zunino shares the key to his red-hot month at the plate

On Friday afternoon, Mike Zunino took some time out of his red-hot month of June for an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Danny, Dave and Moore” in Edgar’s Cantina. A few hours later, he got back to being on fire at the plate. Zunino crushed a 403-foot, three-run homer in Seattle’s series-opening win over Houston, putting him at nine homers and 29 RBIs for the month, only...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Mariners Moose Tracks, 6/24/17: Felix Hernandez, Mike Trout, and Kyle Lewis

Links to kick off the weekend. Happy Saturday, friends. It looks we are set for a really hot weekend in Seattle. I hope you all have fun and creative ideas to avoid or enjoy the sun. I would suggest reading these links while you look for shade. In Mariners News... Mike Zunino is four June RBI short of a Mariners record. Felix Hernandez made history last night. Andrew Moore...
Via Lookout Landing
1 day ago

Felix back on mound 'boost' for Seattle, fans

A Mariners team that has turned things around with a strong June could get a further boost from the return of Felix Hernandez, as the veteran right-hander showed Friday in a 13-3 runaway win over the American League West-leading Astros in his first game off the disabled list.
Via Mariners.com
1 day ago

39-37: Chart

Mariners extend win streak to six in Felix’s return. The King Reigns: Danny Valencia (0.151 WPA) It Rains in King County: Robinson Cano (-0.072 WPA)
Via Lookout Landing
1 day ago

King's welcome: Mariners get ace, rout Astros

Felix Hernandez returned from a two-month stint on the disabled list to beat the Astros on Friday night and he got plenty of help from his friends as the Mariners rolled to a 13-3 win in the series opener at Safeco Field.
Via Mariners.com
1 day ago

Seattle Mariners: Yovani Gallardo trade was always a bad idea

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Seattle Mariners trade deadline candidate: Danny Valencia

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Miguel Cabrera tickles Mariners fan’s beard

Miguel Cabrera found himself within an arm’s length of a bearded fan on Wednesday night, and the All-Star first baseman simply couldn’t resist giving the mane a stroke.During the Seattle Mariners’ 7-5 win over the Detroit Tigers, a foul ball made its way into the stands down the first base line. When a fan turned to look for it, he was surprised to feel Cabrera’s glove tickling...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' Dyson breaks unwritten rule with bunt, sparks rally

In one swift act on Wednesday night, Jarrod Dyson proved why one of baseball’s unwritten rules is absurd.Dyson laid down a beautiful bunt for a single during the sixth inning of Seattle’s game against Detroit on Wednesday, breaking up Justin Verlander’s perfect game. Ordinarily the unwritten rules say it’s bad form to break up a no-hitter or perfect game with a bunt hit,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Move Yovani Gallardo To Bullpen

The Mariners selected the contract of top organizational prospect Andrew Moore earlier today, and they’ve informed reporters prior to tonight’s game that Yovani Gallardo will move to the bullpen to accommodate Moore’s arrival (Twitter link via the Seattle Times’ Ryan Divish). MLB.com’s Greg Johns was the first to report that Moore would take over Gallardo’s spot in...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago

Andrew Moore Joins M’s, Takes Yovani Gallardo’s Rotation Slot

A day or two after calling up Max Povse to shore up the bullpen, the M’s just called up their top starting pitching prospect in the high minors, Andrew Moore. The Oregon State product is taking Yovani Gallardo’s spot in the rotation, per Greg Johns, which would make tomorrow’s game his MLB debut. The M’s have already used 12 different starters this year, but with Christian...
Via USS Mariner
3 days ago

Mariners call up top pitching prospect Andrew Moore

Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zunino continues tear, leads Mariners past Tigers 6-2 (Jun 19, 2017)

Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chrissy Teigen suggests Mariners name ballpark ‘Teigen Field’

Chrissy Teigen reached out to the Mariners with a suggestion for a new name for their stadium and the team obliged, sort of.The Mariners currently play at Safeco Field. However, the insurance company will not have its name on the ballpark after the 2018 season, the team announced on Tuesday. That’s when Teigen chimed in. The Mariners responded with this photoshopped image of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners, Safeco announce end of naming rights deal following 2018 season

The Seattle Mariners won’t be playing in Safeco Field following the 2018 MLB season. Well, they’ll still be playing in the same stadium, but it will have a different name. On Tuesday, the team and insurance company announced that the naming rights deal for Safeco Field would not extend past the 2018 season, the final season under the 20-year deal originally signed by the two...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners enter crucial road trip needing some success

The Seattle Mariners just completed a very successful 10 game home stand, going 7-3 on the strength of an offensive outburst and the continued brilliance of their starting pitching. They raised their record for the year to 31-33, a much better than their season low of 21-29 just a week and a half earlier. Home has been a friendly place for the M’s so far. They boast a mark of 20...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Reasons the Seattle Mariners have surged back to near .500

Scraping, clawing, and fighting, the Seattle Mariners despite a rash of injuries reached the .500 mark for the second time this season on Wednesday, before losing 2-1 to the Minnesota Twins to fall back to 30-31 last night.  Still, considering this team is still missing three-fifths of their starting rotation and has Jean Segura serving his second stint on the D.L., it’s a positive...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins coach wants no part of toasted grasshopper taste test

Several Minnesota Twins players taste-tested the Seattle Mariners’ hottest concession item, toasted grasshoppers. Just don’t expect bullpen coach Eddie Guardado to take part.Well, the former Twins closer did attempt to taste the new Safeco Field staple, but quickly backed out once the toasted insect touched his tongue.The Twins, in town for a three-game set with the Mariners...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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