Nick Margevicius tossed six shutout innings, Ty France drove in a pair of runs and the Seattle Mariners kept their slim postseason hopes alive with a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.
So which was more likely to happen in the penultimate game of the season series against the rival Houston Astros Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park – four good innings from the bullpen or eight or nine runs?
SEATTLE — Seattle Mariners second baseman Dylan Moore’s season is over after he was placed on the seven-day concussion list Tuesday.
SEATTLE – That it happened with seven games remaining in the 2020 season is a product of many things – only 60 games in this season, expanded rosters, player call-ups and demotions, roster turnover through trades and the unpredictability of performance.
The San Diego Padres will have to wait at least one more day to clinch their first playoff berth in 14 seasons after former teammates Ty France and Luis Torrens led the Seattle Mariners to a 4-1 victory.
Over the past 20 years or so, Mariners fans have only occasionally had reason to be excited this time of year.
Manny Machado homered twice and drove in four runs, Chris Paddack one-hit Seattle for six shutout innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Mariners 6-1 to reduce their magic number to two for clinching their first playoff berth in 14 seasons.
Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning of the Giants’ 6-4 win that sent the Mariners to a pair of home defeats played in San Francisco’s ballpark because of dangerous air quality in Seattle.
The two-game series between the San Francisco Giants and the Mariners in Seattle that was scheduled to start Tuesday night has been postponed because of smoky skies caused by the West Coast wildfires.
The adrenaline of what he’d done in the moment pulsed through his veins. And it was soon replaced by emotion that poured out of Kyle Lewis – excitement, happiness, accomplishment.
Petco Park was relatively quiet, but the crack of Houston Astros rookie Taylor Jones’ bat was piercing.
Less than 24 hours earlier, Mariners manager Scott Servais could only shake his head at the myriad line drives and deep flyouts that found their way into the gloves of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
With 16 games left in the 2020 season entering play on Saturday, the Seattle Mariners sat five games behind the New York Yankees (LOL) for the eighth and final playoff seed in MLB’s cash-grab of expanded postseason due to (and in conjunction with) the pandemic.
Caleb Smith threw three solid innings in his first outing with Arizona, long reliever Alex Young worked into the ninth and the Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3.
They were the heroes of a generation of baseball fans, a pair of first ballot Hall of Famers who were worth the price of admission every time they stepped on the field.
Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday. He was 81.
Jose Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning after twice leaving the bases loaded, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Saturday night.
Two years ago, the Mariners had what most considered the worst farm system in baseball.
SEATTLE – Yusei Kikuchi struck out seven, J.P. Crawford hit a three-run home run and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 Friday night.
TACOMA – Mariners prospect Taylor Trammell wanted to have some fun with his new general manager. When Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto called Taylor to welcome him to the organization earlier in the week, he pretended like he had no idea he’d been traded from San Diego.