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Mariners pretty bewildered by Kyle Seager's ejection Thursday

The Seattle Mariners had a tough game on Thursday. Not only was their contest with the Baltimore Orioles rain-delayed, the M's also had plenty of opportunities to push across big runs and win - but they didn't, falling in the finale of the midweek set by a score of 5-4.  To make matters worse, third baseman Kyle Seager was ejected by home plate umpire John Tumpane in the fifth inning...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners 4 Baltimore Orioles 5: O’s Steve Pierces the Mariners Heart with a Grand Slam

A six hour rain delay ground into both the Seattle and Baltimore pitching staffs as evidenced by shaky pitching by M’s starter JA Happ, and Orioles’ Chris Tillman, and Brian Matusz. Normally reliable JA Happ, was shelled for four runs in the first inning, giving up a grand slam to Steve Pierce.   Clearly showing that he didn’t have the stuff needed today, Happ was removed...
Via Seattle Side Up!
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners-Blue Jays Preview

Felix Hernandez is healthy enough for the chance to bounce back from his first defeat of the season and avoid another rough outing against the Toronto Blue Jays. Still in position to become the majors' first seven-game winner, Hernandez looks to get back on track when the Seattle Mariners visit the Blue Jays on Friday night. Neither Hernandez (6-1, 2.30 ERA) nor manager Lloyd McClendon...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Disgrace and Delight, Week 7: Taijuan Walker’s Plummet to Peasantry

Greetings! How's your week going? Swimmingly, I pray. How's mine? First off, thanks for asking, for it's much appreciated. I have a 88-year-old Grandmother with a severe alzheimer's and a broken hip, so things could certainly be better. That's without mentioning what is seemingly a wasted season for Corey Dickerson and sliding in at dead last in one my RCL leagues. Ahhhhh, the Elder...
Via Razzball
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Seattle Mariners Get A New Backstop, Trade For Castillo

Experienced Catcher Smart Move For M’s The Seattle Mariners bolstered their catching staff this week by trading for an experienced catcher in Welington Castillo.  The Cubs had no room for Castillo.  Three catchers is not something you see on a 25 man roster these days so they were willing to part with him but not for free. The Mariners shipped Yoervis Medina to the bullpen needy...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cut the Cord Mariners — It’s Time To Let Ackley Go!

The Struggles Continue For M’s Left Fielder I’m done.  I cannot watch any more of Dustin Ackley playing for the Seattle Mariners.  The guy has been here five years and it’s just infuriating to watch this guy hit.  Please, for the love of all things sacred, Jack, let this guy go. Anyone else feel this way about Ackley?  Beard or no beard, it’s time for a change of scenery...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Late Push not Enough to Top Mariners, Fall 4-2

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Down 4-0 to Roenis Elias and the Seattle Mariners heading into the eighth inning Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles finally showed some signs of life. They picked up a run in each the...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Welington Castillo 'really excited' to start new chapter with Mariners

The Seattle Mariners recently picked up catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for young reliever Yoervis Medina - and Castillo says he's eager to get going with his new club.  He will be in the lineup making his Seattle debut on Thursday in the finale of a series against the Baltimore Orioles, and the 28-year-old says he's looking forward to the new chapter...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners 4, Baltimore Orioles 2: M’s Win with Ruggiano’s Bat and Elias’ Arm

General Manager Jack Zduriencik was on the radio today, talking about how he hopes to see some more consistency from his team and a lot less streakiness. The team must have heard about those comments, as they came out swinging tonight, putting up 3 early runs on route to a 4-2 win. Mike Zunino hit a 2 out, 0-2 double to score Justin Ruggiano giving the Mariners an early 1-0...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Elias earns first win of season as Mariners top Orioles 4-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Roenis Elias took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Justin Ruggiano homered and the Seattle Mariners beat Wei-Yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Wednesday night. Elias (1-1) allowed one run, six hits and no walks in 7 2-3 innings. The left-hander did not permit a runner past first base until the seventh inning and at one point retired 12 in a row. Although...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners take a flier on veteran reliever Kevin Gregg

The Seattle Mariners took a flier on 36-year-old relief pitcher Kevin Gregg, signing him to a minor-league contract as reported by Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times on Twitter.  Gregg, who is in his 13th season, was released by the Cincinnati Reds last week after having a rough first month with Cincy in 2015. Over the course of his career, Gregg has racked up 177 saves. He was a...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners release catcher John Baker

The Seattle Mariners have released catcher John Baker. Baker, 34, was playing at Triple-A Tacoma this season but was not producing hitting a mere .161/.185/.194 on the season in 65 trips to the plate. Baker has bounced around the majors the last five seasons but has produced very little. Last year he hit just .192/.273/.231 with 15 RBI in 68 games. While Baker may latch on elsewhere...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack Zduriencik on Mariners' struggles: 'They've got to figure it out'

Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik has weighed in again regarding his club's inability to get going in 2015, roughly two weeks after he took them to task for their early season struggles. Jack Z. was  guest on 710 ESPN Seattle's Brock and Salk Show on Wednesday morning, and he took the opportunity to discuss the performances of players such as Mike Zunino, Dustin...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano looking to heat up on Mariners' current road trip

With Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano off to an uncharacteristic start in 2015 (.260/.299/.357 with just one home run, 11 RBIs and only eight walks so far), he's looking for answers. Judging by his career numbers at the stadiums the Mariners will hit on this current road trip, he could find those answers in the coming week - if things go his way. As Brent Stecker of...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Cano: .253... 1 HR... 11 RBIs... 9 more years...

Seattle is getting - well - a bit apprehensive, would you say?Only nine years, $216 million, yet to go...Says Seattle blog Lookout Landing,I mean, come on, it's Robbie Cano. All you have to do is look at the back of his baseball card to know he's going to be alright. That's what everyone says, from commentators to Jack Zduriencik and on down to manager Lloyd McClendon. After Sunday...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz reflects on 'good memories' in Baltimore

Slugger Nelson Cruz and the Seattle Mariners are in Baltimore playing against his former team,t he Baltimore Orioles. Before game one of the series, Cruz had some nice things to say about the city and his time there. Here's what he told Rich Dubroff of CSN Baltimore:“Good memories. I had a good time. I think we accomplished something special. It’s always nice to see my ex-teammates...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Smith had a pretty great first inning on Tuesday - watch

Seth Smith isn't really known for his defensive skills - he's much more of a 'professional hitter' than a Gold Glove-quality outfielder. And yet, you'd barely know it by the dazzling play he made on Tuesday night in the Seattle Mariners' loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.  As the M's leadoff hitter, he stepped up against Miguel Gonzalez and cracked a home run to give...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners 4, Orioles 9: Nelson Cruz Returns to Camden Yards with a Bang, but Young Pitcher Shelled Early

The visit to Camden Yards for Nelson Cruz partially went as planned. Playing in front of the Orioles fans for the first time since leaving them for Seattle, his first at-bat was welcomed with loud cheers, the love he was hoping for. That love was not returned when he hushed the crowd in the 3rd inning with a 3 run homer, giving Taijuan Walker a 4-1 lead going into the bottom of...
Via Seattle Side Up!
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Relief Pitcher Medina Traded for Depth at Catcher

Popular Seattle Mariners relief pitcher, Yeorvis Medina has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for catcher Wellington Castillo. Earlier in May, 26 year old Medina was sent to Triple A Tacoma to work on his control. Medina appeared in 12 games this season, giving up 11 hits, four earned runs, while earning 1 save and 3 holds in 12 innings.  Although his stats were not terrible, Mariner...
Via Seattle Side Up!
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Add Offense With Welington Castillo Trade

CHICAGO, IL – MAY 17: Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on an RBI double scoring teammates Starlin Castro and Nate Schierholtz as catcher Jonathan Lucroy #20 of the Milwaukee Brewers watches the ball during the first inning at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images) In a move that is sure to help bolster the Seattle Mariners’...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milton Bradley Continues To Be The Worst Person Imaginable

Editor’s note: The following is based on the SI story published on April 13, 2015, which chronicles the relationship between Milton Bradley and his former wife Monique Williams and also includes the events of Bradley’s latest comments in court when he was finally forced to start his prison sentence.   In 2003, Monique Williams was a community relations intern with the Cleveland...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners, Cubs swap Yoervis Medina for Welington Castillo

The Seattle Mariners have picked up catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for reliever Yoervis Media, it was reported by several sources on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports was first to report the trade.  This is an intriguing deal for Seattle, as it's unclear how it will affect the team's 25-man roster. Incumbent right-handed catcher...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Congrats to New American League Player of the Week Brad Miller

Seattle Mariner shortstop Brad Miller earned his 2nd award in his short career as he was named American League Player of the Week; it is the second time Miller has been earned player of the week honors. He also earned the award on July 22, 2013. Miller joins fellow Mariner Nelson Cruz, who earned the Player of the Week and Player of the Month honors earlier this year. Miller won...
Via Seattle Side Up!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Mariners cut ties with Willie Bloomquist?

At age 37, Willie Bloomquist is at a crossroads in his Major League career. Employed by the Seattle Mariners, Bloomquist rarely plays these days (he's appeared in just 15 games so far this season), and he primarily plays a position (shortstop) at which the Mariners are very deep. As Lookout Landing suggested in a new piece, it might be time for the Mariners to cut ties with Bloomquist...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' Miller named A.L. Player of the Week after blazing performance

Brad Miller, the Seattle Mariners shortstop-turned-outfielder-turned-explosive-hitter was rewarded for a recent hot streak by being named the American League's Player of the Week on Monday. Despite not really agreeing with the team's decision to start using him as a 'super utility'-type player, he's excelled offensively over the past week. To wit: While he may not agree with manager...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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