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Cruz hits 30th homer, Mariners beat Rockies 8-7

DENVER (AP) Felix Hernandez pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Monday night. Kyle Seager homered on the front end of back-to-back shots with Cruz, and Brad Miller added a solo shot among his three hits for the Mariners, who have won three...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Have Pair Of Important Series Coming Up, Try To Keep Faint Playoff Hopes Alive

When the Seattle Mariners signed second baseman, Robinson Cano to a mega 10-year, $240 million contract going into the 2014 season, big things were expected of the M’s. Those expectations only increased this season, after narrowly missing out on a playoff berth a year ago, but unfortunately for the Mariners, they’ve turned out to be arguably the most disappointing club in all...
Via Baseball Essential
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Series Recap: Twins win a pair, split series with M’s

Your Seattle Mariners arrived in Minnesota on Friday night with the intent to try and spoil the Twins’ season. Things immediately went wrong, with the Twins throwing up 5 runs in about 20 pitches by JA Happ. Ultimately, the Mariners fought back however, earning a series split with the Twin-cities. Game 1: Minnesota Outfielder Eddie Rosario almost hit for the cycle as the Twins...
Via Seattle Side Up!
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phenom Marte off to fast start with Mariners

The Seattle Mariners called up 21-year-old infield prospect Ketel Marte in time for this past weekend's series in Minnesota, and he did pretty well in his first few games with the club. On Sunday, manager Lloyd McClendon was rewarded for putting Marte in the leadoff spot, as he went 3-4, got on base four times and scored the go-ahead run in the 11th inning.  Afterward, McClendon...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Weekly Preview Rockies Mountian High & Walker, Texas Rangers

Seattle Mariners @ Colorado Rockies Monday, August 3rd @ Colorado Rockies 5:40 PST King Felix (RHP) 12-6 vs. Eddie Butler (RHP) 3-7 Tuesday, August 4th @ Colorado Rockies 5:40 PST Vidal Nuno (LHP) 0-1 vs. Chris Rusin (LHP) 3-4 Wednesday, August 5th @ Colorado Rockies 12:10 PST Taijuan Walker (RHP) 8-7 vs TBA Another rough week is over for the Mariners. As expected, Jackie...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Marte, Montero big part of the future?

There is obviously no salary cap in baseball, but owners do have limits to how much they spend annually. That means the Seattle Mariners, like any other team, need to develop young players as opposed to signing multiple free agents in the winter. Two young players that have a great opportunity to positively impact the team in the immediate future are Jesus Montero and Ketel Marte...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners-Rockies Preview

Felix Hernandez hasn't had much trouble rebounding from the rare rocky outing, but could have a tougher time doing so when he pitches at Coors Field for the first time. The Seattle Mariners' star hopes to continue his dominance in bounce-back starts Monday night when Jose Reyes makes his home debut for the NL West-worst Colorado Rockies. Although he certainly doesn't have many off...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Morrison's RBI double in 11th pushes Mariners past Twins 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Sunday. Rookie Ketel Marte had three hits and a walk in his third major league game for Seattle, which split the four-game series and won for the second time in seven games. Reliever Kevin Jepsen (2-6...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins vs. Mariners preview

In the midst of a playoff race, the Minnesota Twins don't need to be reminded just how important every win can be. Scoring, let alone winning, is something they've hardly been able to accomplish against the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma. Following a dramatic victory, the Twins try to end Iwakuma's dominance against them and win their first series in three weeks Sunday. Though...
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Twins vs. Mariners preview

In the midst of a playoff race, the Minnesota Twins don't need to be reminded just how important every win can be. Scoring, let alone winning, is something they've hardly been able to accomplish against the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma. Following a dramatic victory, the Twins try to end Iwakuma's dominance against them and win their first series in three weeks Sunday. Though...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Deadline deals, roster moves

Former Seattle Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley is now a New York Yankee After an incredibly disappointing first half, the Seattle Mariners did the right thing and prioritized the future over the present. The Mariners made multiple moves before the trade deadline, and also called up young, intriguing players from Triple-A Tacoma to round out a new-look 25-man roster in Seattle...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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Yankees: Why Dustin Ackley?

The New York Yankees seemed poised to make a deal Friday, the final day of the non-waiver trading period. The Yanks were linked to relievers Craig Kimbrel and Aroldis Chapman for parts of the day, hoping to make a splash by building a superpower bullpen. It wasn’t meant to be and the Yankees stayed pat on deadline day.The Yankees were not entirely quiet, making one deal this week...
Via Yankees Unscripted
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' Taijuan Walker throws one-hitter, beats Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major-league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz had...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners handle host Twins, 6-1

MINNEAPOLIS -- Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major-league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz had...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners handle host Twins, 6-1

MINNEAPOLIS -- Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major-league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz had...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners recall Montero after deadline

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Seattle Mariners have recalled infielders Jesus Montero and Ketel Marte and pitchers Jose Ramirez and Rob Rasmussen following a busy trade deadline. Seattle traded pitchers J.A. Happ and Mark Lowe in separate deals on Friday. The Mariners also optioned shortstop Chris Taylor to Triple-A Tacoma. Rasmussen was acquired from Toronto in the Lowe deal. Ramirez was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.A. Happ traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made another move for a pitcher with the trade deadline approaching, as they traded for J.A. Happ of the Seattle Mariners. On the year Happ is 4-6 with a 4.64 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 20 starts for the Mariners. His year hasn’t gone as well as the Mariners had hoped it would when they picked him up in the offseason. He will prove fruitful for the Pirates...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

The Pirates seem to be perennial buyers at the trade deadline, and though there’s often pressure on the team to make the big move for an ace or a big first baseman, they usually make smaller moves that cost them less. So, in getting reliever Joakim Soria for infielder JaCoby Jones, lefty starter J.A. Happ […]
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners expected to call up Marte, Montero

On Thursday, the Seattle Mariners optioned infielder Chris Taylor to Triple-A Tacoma. Though no corresponding roster move was announced in the wake of that decision, Greg Johns of MLB.com wrote that the club was expected to promote 21-year-old Ketel Marte, one of the gems of the Mariner farm system, as well as Jesus Montero. Trading Dustin Ackley to the New York Yankees on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle sends reliever Mark Lowe to Toronto

SEATTLE (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have kept up their postseason push by acquiring veteran reliever Mark Lowe from the Seattle Mariners for three left-handed pitchers. The trade took place Friday ahead of baseball's deadline for trades without waivers. Seattle obtained Nick Wells and Jacob Brentz and Rob Rasmussen. Lowe has had a bounce-back year with the Mariners after appearing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays acquire Mark Lowe

The Toronto Blue Jays have continued to be active prior to the deadline.  They have now added to their bullpen as they have traded for right-handed reliever Mark Lowe of the Seattle Mariners in exchange for three minor league prospects as reported by Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. The Blue Jays needed to bolster their the relief corps before the deadline and despite having already...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite hot streak Seattle Mariners Mike Zunino still struggling

The Seattle Mariners’ young catcher, Mike Zunino, saw his batting average rise on Thursday night after going 1-for-4 against the Minnesota Twins. That doesn’t sound that crazy because 1-for-4 is equal to a .250 batting average. Hitting .250 is something that a good amount of Major League players struggle to do. However, when reaching base once in four plate appearances raises...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees get Dustin Ackley from Mariners for two minor leaguers

The Seattle Mariners didn’t figure to make too much noise before Friday’s trade deadline. But the team did finally cut loose a top draft pick that just never developed into the star he was projected to be. Dustin Ackley was traded to the New York Yankees on Thursday in exchange for two minor leaguers. The 27-year-old was Seattle’s No. 1 draft pick (selected second overall)...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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