The Seattle Mariners have made a trio of promotions to fill out the major league coaching staff for next season.
The Seattle Mariners have declined Wade LeBlanc’s $5.5 million option for the 2020 season, and the left-hander will become a free agent.
Late Mariners broadcaster Ron Fairly was a weaver of tales, and here are some favorites
With an unmistakable style featuring a self-deprecating sense of humor and unique voice, Ron Fairly was a distinctive presence on the Seattle Mariners radio and television broadcasts for 14 seasons.
As Washington Nationals players raucously celebrated their dominant National League Championship Series sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals, the franchise failures of the Seattle Mariners gained a new level of ignominy even though their 2019 season ended weeks ago.
It’s readily evident that the Mariners, as presently constituted, aren’t even in the same ballpark as the 10 teams that qualified for the postseason.
The Mariners began the 2019 season offering false hope to their fans. What followed that hot start was a step back in almost every facet of the game.
The Seattle Mariners will not bring back third base and outfield coach Chris Prieto and bullpen coach Jim Brower for the 2020 season, while pitching coach Paul Davis is being reassigned within the organization.
The “step-back” season of 2019 mercifully came to a close for the Mariners with something that only happened about once every three games after their 13-2 start to the season – a victory. A group of five pitchers, working in short bursts of either two innings or one, combined to lead Seattle to a 3-1 win over the Oakland A’s.
The Seattle Mariners paid one more fitting tribute to Felix Hernandez before his impending departure following the 2019 season. Although it’s one he and Saturday night’s starter, Marco Gonzales, could have done without.
The Oakland Athletics wrapped up a playoff spot before the first pitch, then missed a chance to move closer to hosting next week’s AL wild-card game when closer Liam Hendriks gave up two runs in the ninth inning of a 4-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
On a night when it supposed to be about him, Felix Hernandez, of course, made it about them.