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Mariners to increase payroll, seek big bats in offseason

  After narrowly missing the postseason, the Seattle Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason. General manager Jack Zduriencik and manager Lloyd McClendon spoke Tuesday, two days after Seattle concluded an 87-75 season. The Mariners finished one game behind Oakland in the American League wild-card standings. McClendon said...
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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

SEATTLE (AP) After narrowly missing the postseason, the Seattle Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason. General manager Jack Zduriencik and manager Lloyd McClendon spoke Tuesday, two days after Seattle concluded an 87-75 season. The Mariners finished one game behind Oakland in the AL wild card standings. McClendon said he...
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Oh, So Close – The Seattle Mariners Miss the Playoffs

The long arduous baseball season came to an end Sunday afternoon for the Seattle Mariners when they would receive no more help from the lowly Texas Rangers. Behind stellar pitching from Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics pulled the rip cord on their free fall in the standings and ensured at least one more game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night, while Felix Hernandez’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Seattle Mariners, In Heartbreaking Fashion, Miss the Playoffs

The Seattle Mariners’ 2014 season is a wrap. It took 162 games to eliminate the Mariners from post-season for the 13th consecutive year. They did everything they could to push the Oakland Athletics to a one-game playoff for the second wild card spot. Unfortunately for the Mariners, they needed help from the Texas Rangers and that didn’t happen. The A’s knocked off the Rangers...
Via Oregon Sports News
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners activate Jesus Montero from suspended list

  The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment. The Mariners made the roster moves Monday. Montero had to be reinstated from the suspended list with Seattle's season now complete, but placed Seattle over the limit on the 40-man roster. Hart, who will be a free agent in the offseason, was designated...
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Seattle activates Montero from suspended list

SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment. The Mariners made the roster moves Monday. Montero had to be reinstated from the suspended list with Seattle's season now complete, but placed Seattle over the limit on the 40-man roster. Hart, who will be a free agent in the offseason, was...
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Mariners, Felix Hernandez win finale over Rangers, but eliminated from playoff contention

The Mariners’ postseason dreams ended Sunday, but not by their own doing. Seattle was in the middle of polishing off what would eventually be a 4-1 victory over the Angels before a crowd of 40,823 at Safeco Field when A’s pitcher Sonny Gray closed out his 4-0 shutout over the Rangers in Arlington, Texas. With the Oakland win, the Athletics secured the second wild-card berth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Mariners season a success after reaching 87 wins

SEATTLE (AP) Lloyd McClendon's words after wrapping up his first season as manager in Seattle laid the foundation that just being in postseason contention until the final day won't be acceptable for the Mariners going forward. After a surprise season when Seattle still had playoff hopes entering Game No. 162, McClendon has made clear that the second-longest playoff drought...
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Felix Hernandez Exited Mariners Game With Standing Ovation (Video)

And exit fit for a King.  The Mariners were playing the Oakland A’s and perhaps could’ve made the playoffs but the A’s played a little better and jumped ahead to lead the game. In the 6th inning, Felix Hernandez was taken out of the game and with that said, he exited with a huge standing ovation and fans thanked him. Your browser does not support iframes. King Felix won the...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Music in Sports Roundup: Mariners' Pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen Has Got Moves

Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to listen to Damian Lillard's latest '4barfridays,' watch Johnny Hekker channel his inner
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners tried their damnedest to make the AL West a three playoff team division this season. Oakland’s collapse helped keep them in the race, and on September 8th, Seattle was a season-best 15 games over .500 and had a half-game lead on the Tigers for the second AL playoff spot. But the Postseason wasn’t in the cards for the Mariners – they went 8-11 after reaching...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners tried their damnedest to make the AL West a three playoff team division this season. Oakland’s collapse helped keep them in the race, and on September 8th, Seattle was a season-best 15 games over .500 and had a half-game lead on the Tigers for the second AL playoff spot. But the Postseason wasn’t in the cards for the Mariners – they went 8-11 after reaching...
Via The Outside Corner
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Mariners' Wilhelmsen defies elimination with 'Turn Down for What' dance

Midway through its Sunday contest against the Angels, the Mariners learned that the slumping Oakland A's had squashed their playoffs aspirations with a win over the Rangers. Seattle (87-75 and winners of its final four games) did not control its own destiny, but you know who's the master of his own domain? Yeah, Mariners relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen. You can't keep...
Via Fox Sports
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VIDEO: Mariners Reliever Tom Wilhelmsen Dancing Like a Giant Reliever Would

That is a sexy reliever. – – – – – Also see … VIDEO: Alexei Ramirez sets all-time record for getting fooled by a pitch VIDEO: Raul Ibanez is awful at the fielding part of baseball SP’s MLB page The post VIDEO: Mariners Reliever Tom Wilhelmsen Dancing Like a Giant Reliever Would appeared first on SportsPickle.
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WATCH: Tom Wilhelmsen dances to 'Turn Down for What'

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen refused to turn down after Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Despite beating the Angels 4-1, the M’s missed out on the final playoff spot in the American League as the Oakland Athletics clinched the AL’s second wild-card berth on the same day. But spirits were still high in Seattle even after they learned their fate...
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Tom Wilhelmsen lets loose, dances to 'Turn Down For What' (Video)

Seattle Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen let loose by breaking out his best dance moves to "Turn Down For What" during Sunday's season finale against the L.A. Angels.The Mariners had nothing at stake, as their valiant efforts to make the postseason fell one game short. Still, the Mariners had their most wins in a season since 2007, so they gave it a good run.H/T NIS...
Via Holdout Sports
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Tom Wilhelmsen Thanks Mariners Fans With Epic ‘Turn Down For What’ Dance

The Mariners came up one game short of making the post season despite finishing the season strong with three straight wins in front of their fans. You’d think the close call for October baseball would be somewhat of a bummer, but the Mariners and their fans showed a lot of camaraderie and spirit by celebrating an unexpected strong season after years of mostly disappointment. Leading...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Wilhelmsen dances to 'Turn Down for What'

The Mariners came up one game short of making the post season despite finishing the season strong with three straight wins in front of their fans. You’d think the close call for October baseball would be somewhat of a bummer, but the Mariners and their fans showed a lot of camaraderie and spirit by celebrating an unexpected strong season after years of mostly disappointment. Leading...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Reliever Tom Wilhelmsen Dancing To “Turn Down For What” Is The Best

The Seattle Mariners’ season ended one game short of the postseason this past weekend. While... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners beat Angels but fall one win shy of postseason

  The Seattle Mariners played the final game of the season in split screen. Part of attention was transfixed on field and making sure the Mariners closed with a victory in the hope it had postseason meaning. The other was on the out-of-town scoreboard hoping for the result they needed in Texas. ''This was a very hard game to manage. I had one eye on the scoreboard and one...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels end regular season; get swept by Seattle

There is only one game left in the 2014 MLB Regular Season for both, the Angels and the Mariners.For the Halos, looking to avoid to end their season the exact same way it started, a three-game sweep. For Seattle, a must-win game, and hope that Oakland loses as well.Cory Rasmus and Felix Hernandez were the starters in the series, and season, finale.Michael Saunders gave the Mariners...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix Hernandez gets beautiful standing ovation, curtain call from Mariners fans (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Felix Hernandez pitched 5.1 scoreless innings on Sunday in the Mariners’ last game of the season, and he exited to a beautiful standing ovation from Seattle fans after clinching his second career ERA title. King Felix entered Sunday’s game with a 2.18 ERA, which was 0.01 behind Chris Sale’s […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle's season over despite 4-1 win over Angels

Seattle had a 1 1/2-game lead for the second wild card on the morning of Sept. 7 but lost 12 of its next 17 games and dropped three games behind the A's with four to play. While the Mariners won their final four games, the deficit was too large for third-place Seattle to overcome. Los Angeles, which finished with the major leagues' best regular-season record at 98-64, was...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle's season over despite 4-1 win over Angels

SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners' comeback attempt for a wild-card berth fell just short. Felix Hernandez threw five shutout innings to secure the American League ERA title, but the Mariners were eliminated from the postseason despite a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Seattle started the day needing a win over the AL West champion plus an Oakland loss at Texas...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Emotional End To Felix Hernandez’s Season Was Perfect

Felix Hernandez has never pitched in the postseason. Today, Hernandez had a chance to push... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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