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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 19, 2020

Ex-Padres Ty France, Luis Torrens keep San Diego from clinching as Mariner win

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 19, 2020

Out of Right Field: Mariners should leave kids on the farm

Over the past 20 years or so, Mariners fans have only occasionally had reason to be excited this time of year.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

Yusei Kikuchi struggles through another start as Mariners fall to Padres

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 …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020

Giants beat Mariners again as road team playing in San Francisco

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 15, 2020

Two Giants-Mariners games off due to smoky skies, moved to San Francisco

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 15, 2020

Shades of Junior? Kyle Lewis makes a leaping, grand-slam robbing catch in Mariners’ play of the year

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.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020

Mariners score early, Sheffield shines in win over D-backs

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020

Out of Right Field: Mariners stop-and-start season more like extended spring training

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 …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 11, 2020

Caleb Smith makes Arizona debut, helps D-backs beat Mariners 4-3

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.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 9, 2020

Commentary: Two Hall of Famers leave a different game behind

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 8, 2020

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 5, 2020

Jose Marmolejos’ RBI single in 8th lifts Mariners over Rangers

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.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 5, 2020

Out of Right Field: The Mariners’ prospects are starting to look up

Two years ago, the Mariners had what most considered the worst farm system in baseball.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 4, 2020

Yusei Kikuchi strikes out 7, Mariners beat Rangers 6-3

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.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020

Commentary: Mariners prospect Taylor Trammell makes good first impression, but where will he fit in crowded outfield?

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 …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

Aroldis Chapman suspended 3 games for throwing near Brosseau’s head

Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman was suspended for three games a day after he threw a fastball near the head of pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau while closing out his first save of …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

Mariners use trades to continue building toward future

The Mariners ended up making four trades before the trade deadline but the most notable was the seven-player deal with San Diego that landed Seattle four players with the potential …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 1, 2020

Third game of Oakland’s series at Seattle postponed

SEATTLE — The third and final game Thursday of Oakland’s series at Seattle has been postponed to allow for additional testing and contact tracing after a member of the Athletics’ …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 31, 2020

Marco Gonzales dominates Angels with 4-hitter in Mariners’ 2-1 win

Marco Gonzales retired 21 consecutive Angels while throwing a four-hitter, and Jose Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ 2-1 victory over Los Angeles …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 31, 2020

2 more Oakland games postponed, this time at Seattle

SEATTLE – The first two games of Oakland’s series at Seattle have been postponed to allow for additional testing and contact tracing after a member of the Athletics’ organization tested …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 31, 2020

Analysis: With trade deadline here, Marco Gonzales among a trio of Seattle Mariners with the most value

In these unprecedented times, the Major League Baseball trade deadline feels a little different. It’s a month later than usual, and the hype surrounding it has certainly lessened, despite roughly …

Out of Right Field: In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, here is our list of the Mariners all-time best Black players

It was some 70 years or so before Black Americans were allowed to play in what is now known as Major League Baseball. And it’s been another 73 years since …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2020

Justin Upton, Andrew Heaney lead Angels to 3-2 victory over Mariners

Mike Trout homered, Justin Upton delivered the tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Friday night to win back-to-back games …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2020

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson, calls for justice continue

Major League Baseball is observing a Jackie Robinson Day like no other, with teams celebrating a man who broke the sport’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 while …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2020

Commentary: Taijuan Walker’s legacy with Mariners? Neither star nor bust

SEATTLE – This one didn’t carry the magnitude of the trade four years earlier. It didn’t dominate the baseball world’s headlines, or involve any All-Stars.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2020

Exclusive: MLB chief Rob Manfred discusses a possible playoff bubble in L.A. and more

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have the best record in the major leagues. In a normal year, that would earn them home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. In this …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 27, 2020

José Marmolejos’ first slam carries Mariners to 8-3 win, split

Wil Myers hit a walkoff three-run homer with two outs in the seven-run seventh inning for the San Diego Padres, who got two homers and four RBIs from Manny Machado …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 27, 2020

Awkward activism: MLB’s uneven response to racial injustice

In a typically awkward way, Major League Baseball has been pulled into America’s discussion about racial injustice. Some teams are playing. Some aren’t. Two teams walked off the field after …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 27, 2020

Mariners trade Taijuan Walker to Blue Jays for player or cash

The Seattle Mariners have traded right-hander Taijuan Walker to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player or cash.