Stories tagged: Mariners news
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Seattle Mariners infielder Tim Beckham has been suspended 80 games as part of baseball’s joint drug agreement after testing positive for stanozolol, a banned performance enhancer, Major League Baseball announced …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:51 p.m.
After shopping him during the offseason and re-intensifying those efforts in late May, the Mariners have finally traded veteran right-hander Mike Leake.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Strickland started the season as Seattle’s closer before getting hurt. Elias has been the closer for the last few months.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
‘I wasn’t planning this’: In likely final season with Mariners, Felix Hernandez ponders uncertain future
Felix Hernandez stretched out on a leather couch in what was basically an empty Mariners clubhouse. The rest of his teammates either were in meetings, out on the field warming …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Seattle second baseman Dee Gordon has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left quadriceps. Gordon was placed on the IL after leaving after the second inning …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
The shock and sadness of an active player’s death has overtaken baseball in the last 48 hours with the announcement that Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Seattle Mariners slugger Daniel Vogelbach was selected Sunday to play in his first All-Star game. He is the third player in Mariners history to be selected as a designated hitter, …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
He was essentially considered the “B” side of the deal. Not quite a throw-in, but definitely part of the undercard. A solid starting shortstop? No doubt. A 23-year-old rife with …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Mariners owner John Stanton explains his views on the team’s long-term strategy that currently involves trading away players with expensive contracts while still paying a large chunk of their salaries.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Mariners owner John Stanton sat down to offer insight into his view of the team’s “step-back” plan that has resulted in a 35-47 record.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
Hernandez is 1-4 with a 6.42 earned-run average for the Mariners this season, and he last pitched with the big-league club May 11.
UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
A sore lower back kept Edwin Encarnacion out of the lineup the past few days. And now, the Mariners’ best hitter will never make another appearance in it again.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pulled himself out of his first minor league rehab start because of fatigue.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners have reinstated second baseman Dee Gordon from the injured list, following a 19-game absence because of a bruised right wrist. Gordon was hit by a pitch on …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the 10-day injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Tayler Scott from Triple-A Tacoma. Haniger suffered a ruptured testicle after a foul …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
Mariners outfielder Braden Bishop has been hospitalized in Seattle after suffering a lacerated spleen from being hit by a pitch last week while playing in Triple-A Tacoma. Seattle manager Scott …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 11:10 p.m.
The Mariners, it appears, have found a pitcher-perfect fit for their “Control the Zone” strategy.
Sun., June 2, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Jay Bruce is going from last place to the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies. The former All-Star was traded by the Seattle Mariners on Sunday in a deal that will cost …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Daniel Vogelbach’s emergence as a dependable, middle-of-the-order hitter has been one of the best developments of this rebuilding season for the Mariners.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day injured list and signed right-hander Anthony Bass to a one-year contract with a $950,000 …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
As part of Monday’s trade, Seattle is sending Atlanta $1,788,172 to cover about one-third of the $5,677,419 remaining in Swarzak’s $8 million salary this year.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners have recalled outfielder Mallex Smith after a couple of weeks with Triple-A Tacoma to work on his approach at the plate.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Seattle Mariners starter Felix Hernandez is expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks after being diagnosed with a grade 1 lat strain in his right side. Seattle manager Scott Servais …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
The moves were announced in advance of the Mariners opening a three-game series with the Red Sox.
Thu., May 9, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Whatever was smeared under the hat of Seattle pitcher Yusei Kikuchi, it hasn’t turned into a sticky situation for the Mariners, New York Yankees or Major League Baseball. A day …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Mariners’ Yusei Kikuchi sought out Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer to talk pitching, igniting an unlikely bond
At some point during this three-game series against Cleveland at Progressive Field, Mariners rookie Yusei Kikuchi hopes to have another conversation with Indians star pitcher Trevor Bauer.
Tue., April 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Ichiro Suzuki has rejoined the Seattle Mariners as a special assistant to the chairman and will work as an instructor with both the major league club and some of the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
Smith is hitting .065 (3 for 46) in his past 15 games (11 starts) with a double, five walks and 18 strikeouts.
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 8:41 p.m.
It appears the Mariners have made a decision on Yusei Kikuchi’s next start and what pitcher they will bring up to supplement the innings needed to cover the shortened outing.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
As he grabbed a new bat from his trunk full of them, and fresh looking pair of batters gloves in preparation for his daily session in the indoor batting cages, …