Down On The Farm Update: Games Of 4/3 – 4/7

(Dustin Nosler) What’s the point of all the pre-season prospect coverage if you aren’t up to date on what they’re actually doing in the games, right? Well that’s what this regular (semi-regular :o) Down On The Farm update will be for. And right off the bat, we got five days worth of stuff to get to. ===== April 3 Hitter Of The Day: Justin Chigbogu (A) is already stuck playing...
Via Dodgers Digest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Padres April 2, 2014: Who is Carlos Triunfel?

Tonight, the Dodgers and the Padres play the rubber match of their opening series. One of the biggest headlines of the series so far has been Seth Smith’s torrid start. After hitting a pinch-hit homerun off of an injured Brian Wilson on Sunday evening, Smith went 2-3 with a home run and a walk last night. After his first five plate appearances, his hitting line is .750/.800/2...
Via Dodgers Digest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Claim Carlos Triunfel Off Of Waivers From Mariners

The Dodgers have claimed shortstop Carlos Triunfel off of waivers from the Mariners, the club announced via press release. Triunfel has been optioned to Triple-A. That brings an end to a disappointing tenure for Triunfel in Seattle, which designated him for assignment on Friday. Once a consensus top-100 prospect, Triunfel saw only limited big league action with his former club....
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

SS Brad Miller called up, will start against Cubs

The Seattle Mariners have selected infielder Brad Miller from Triple-A Tacoma and put him in the starting lineup for his major league debut Friday night against the Chicago Cubs. Seattle also optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel to Tacoma and designated infielder Alex Liddi for assignment. Miller was in the ninth spot in the lineup. He was on a 22-game hitting streak or Tacoma, hitting...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Call Up Top Prospect Brad Miller from Triple-A Tacoma

The Seattle Mariners have promoted shortstop prospect Brad Miller from Triple-A Tacoma, who will join the big league roster in time for a series against the Chicago Cubs.Miller will become the new starter at short for the Mariners, as Brendan Ryan will be moved into a backup role and Carlos Triunfel will be sent down to Tacoma to free up a spot on the 25-man roster.The second-round...
Via Baseball News Source
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers fall to Mariners in 13th

SEATTLE (AP) -- Jason Bay hit a two-out RBI single in the 13th inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers that snapped an eight-game skid. Bay came through after he was robbed of a game-winning homer in the 11, when David Murphy leaped above the fence in left-center field to catch Bay's drive. Raul Ibanez tied it at 3 earlier in the 11th with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Love ‘em & Hate ‘em – May 17th edition

The good, the bad, the ugly The Seattle Mariners seem to have woken up from their first month slumber. They currently sit in 2nd place in the AL West and are 1 game below .500 on the season after winning 5 of their last 6 series and splitting the 7th series with Pittsburgh. This is about the point we’re used to seeing the Mariners fall behind, only to never catch back up with the...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners 6, Rangers 3

Carlos Triunfel drove in the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning and Miguel Olivo hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Hisashi Iwakuma (7-5) held the Rangers to three runs and eight hits in seven innings, and Justin Smoak had three hits and scored two runs for the Mariners. David Murphy had three...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Short-handed Rangers fall to Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) -- Carlos Triunfel drove in the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning and Miguel Olivo hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Hisashi Iwakuma (7-5) held the Rangers to three runs and eight hits in seven innings, and Justin Smoak had three hits and scored two runs for the Mariners. David...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: MLB baseball love ‘em & hate ‘em game 3

Felix Hernandez lit up for third loss in a row Seattle Mariners 3, Toronto Blue Jays 7 When: 7:07 ET, Thursday, September 13, 2012 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Temperature: 73 degrees Umpires: Home — Jerry Meals, 1B — Scott Barry, 2B — Gary Darling, 3B — Paul Emmel Attendance: 13,756 Love ‘em 1. Powering up The Mariners continue to flash strong power numbers away from...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

State of the Mariners – weekly notebook | September 5th

September is here… Expanded rosters give the M’s a chance to showcase the farm, hopefully give fans some hope. Welcome to  the State of the Seattle Mariners update for the 2012 regular season.  In these weekly updates you will find all the information and news regarding the Seattle Mariners Baseball Franchise. Upcoming Match Ups The M’s are currently in the middle of a home...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners give long-awaited promotions to Jimenez, Triunfel

Two players who very easily could have given up on their dream of making it to the major leagues were among the seven players called up to the big leagues by the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. Seattle promoted seven players, all off the roster of Class AAA Tacoma. Five of them -- first baseman Mike Carp, outfielder Casper Wells, infielder Alex Liddi, reliever Shawn Kelley and starter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners call up seven to expanded September Major League roster

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the following roster moves/September call-ups:DH/1B Mike Carp recalled from his rehabilitation assignment at AAA Tacoma and activated from 15-day DLDH/1B Luis Jimenez selected from AAA TacomaRHP Shawn Kelley recalled from AAA TacomaINF Alex Liddi recalled from AAA...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Who’s next for Seattle? Predicting the next Mariners call-up

Make the call, Z 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...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ten Prospects on the Bubble, Part One by Bradley Ankrom

Following the development of baseball prospects can be a heart-wrenching addiction. The can’t-miss wunderkinds miss, the overlooked organizational soldiers earn major-league roles out of nowhere, and players you’ve grown fond of slowly fade out of the top 10s, top 20s, and top 100s as the years pass. The five players highlighted below were all, at one time or another, considered...
Via Baseball Prospectus
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners Spring Training Signing Update

Mariners Press Release Feb 27th, 2012 3:49 PM EST 61 Players in Major League Camp are Signed for 2012 PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Mariners today issued the following signing update. The Mariners have agreed to 2012 contracts with the following 18 players: Pitchers (7) - Blake Beavan (RHP), Steve Delabar (RHP), Lucas Luetge (LHP), Yoervis Medina (RHP), Hector Noesi (RHP), Mauricio...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners prospect Carlos Triunfel holding tight to his big-league dream

When Carlos Triunfel reported to major-league camp this week for the first time, he was not the young player fans here were clamoring to see. But Triunfel has not yielded his own dreams of big-league success.
Via Seattle Times
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners and the 2011 Rule 5 draft

Our man on the Mariners beat Danny Ferguson breaks down the Rule 5 draft in this piece. What could it mean for the Seattle Mariners? They protected Carlos Triunfel, Francisco Martinez and Chih-Hsien Chiang from it, so they must think highly of them! The success rate of this move is practically nil, but then again Jack Z could find the next Josh Hamilton that way.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Mariners add three prospects to 40-man roster

The Mariners have added infielders Francisco Martinez and Carlos Triunfel and outfielder Chih-Hsien Chiang to their 40-man roster, protecting them from the Rule 5 Draft.
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Mariners international scout Bob Engle receives award

Longtime Mariners vice-president of international operations, Bob Engle, has been named 2011 Scout of the Year winner. Engle received the award, along with Toronto Blue Jays scout Mel Didier and Minnesota Twins scout Mike Radcliff, to honor their respective 25-plus years in baseball. This is the 28th year in which the awards have been handed out and Engle -- for anyone who watched...
Via Seattle Times
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

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