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Mariners Pregame: M’s option Dan Altavilla, lineups and starter matchup

The Seattle Mariners face the Oakland Athletics in the second of a four-game series at Oakland Coliseum.


Mariners back on the road and back in trouble in loss to Athletics

Mariners let early three-run slip away in falling to 1-7 on the road. James Paxton’s scoreless run ends in a thud, and the bullpen stumbles badly again.


Mariners Log: Paxton coughs up early lead in loss to Athletics

Despite owning an early three-run lead, James Paxton saw his scoreless streak to start the season end and turned in his roughest start of the young season and the Seattle …


Mariners Pregame: James Paxton puts scoreless streak on line, lineups and starter matchup

The Seattle Mariners open a 10-game, 11-day, three-city road trip tonight with the first of four games against the Oakland Athletics


Mariners get sluggers back from WBC but fall to Athletics

With the Dominican core of their roster back in camp, the Mariners ran out their likely opening-day lineup Tuesday night against American League West-rival Oakland at Peoria Stadium.


UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

Spring Training notes: A’s lose Gray for a while, Rangers shut down Cashner

Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray will begin the season on the disabled list with a lat strain and has been shut down from throwing for the next three weeks. A’s …


A’s Jed Lowrie determined to stay on field this season

Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie has had trouble staying on the field throughout his career, including last year when a foot surgery in August cost him the remainder of …


Seattle Mariners acquire LHP Dillon Overton from Athletics for minor league catcher

The Mariners acquired left-hander Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.


Curt Schilling eyes U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling announced plans on Tuesday to run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, but he declined to apologize to Rhode …


Mariners go down quietly in season’s final game

Stephen Vogt hit his 14th home run in the first inning on the only pitch that he saw on the final day of the season and the Oakland Athletics held …


Mariners’ postseason drought reaches 15 seasons

The Mariners extended baseball’s longest postseason drought Saturday night with a rousing but ultimately wrenching 9-8 loss to Oakland in 10 innings that officially eliminated them from the wild-card chase.


Mariners move closer in pursuit of wild-card berth

The Keep Fighting Kids finally got a little help Friday night in their uphill postseason chase – and they took full advantage.


Mariners keep hopes alive by holding off Oakland

It is a harsh reality that the Mariners have reached the final weekend of their season in a position where they can win and still lose ground.


MLB Notes: Indians acquire OF Coco Crisp for pennant drive from A’s

Cleveland added much-needed outfield depth and postseason experience on Wednesday by acquiring Coco Crisp in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.


Seager drives in four as Mariners beat A’s for eighth win in nine games

Kyle Seager doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners won for the eighth time in nine games, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Sunday.


Bullpen steps up to secure Mariners’ 4-3 victory over Athletics

It might be time to start viewing the Mariners’ bullpen as a reliable strength after Monday’s shutdown relay effort closed out a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.


Crisp homers, A’s overcome Hernandez’s gem to sweep Mariners

Coco Crisp hit a two-out homer in the 10th inning to help the Oakland Athletics overcome a dominant outing from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and beat the Mariners 2-1 Sunday …


Mariners’ new closer gives up ninth-inning, game-winning homer

Chris Coghlan’s one-out homer in the ninth inning Friday night ruined the Mariners’ home opener and silenced the largest regular-season crowd in the history of Safeco Field.


Power-happy Mariners set for home opener

For the second straight season, young Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker will make his season debut against Oakland.


Mariners sweep Oakland for season-high fifth straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. – Here we are, in the season’s final month, and, finally, the Mariners are on a roll. Their 3-2 victory on Sunday completed a three-game sweep of the …


M’s win season-high fifth straight

Here we are, in the season’s final month, and, finally, the Mariners are on a roll. Their 3-2 victory on Sunday completed a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics.


Mariners strike early, roll to victory over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. – Sometimes, a plan comes together. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon stacked the top of his lineup Saturday with a switch-hitter and four lefties in hopes of gaining a …


Mariners outslug Oakland, win 11-8

OAKLAND, Calif. – Here was the other side of September baseball. The side in the shadows, away from the glare of the postseason chase. Two bottom-feeders playing out the string …


Mariners ride Felix Hernandez, Nelson Cruz to victory over Athletics

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz were outstanding throughout the Mariners’ 8-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday afternoon at Safeco Field, just as they’ve been – with …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 26, 2015

Felix Hernandez, Nelson Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland

SEATTLE — Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP. But his numbers …


Mariners turn tables on Athletics by rallying for victory

SEATTLE – So, OK, the Mariners aren’t the only club capable of blowing a five-run lead against a struggling opponent. Oakland can do it, too. The Mariners overcame another rocky …


Mariners implode after taking 5-0 lead

SEATTLE – Not to say things can’t get worse for the Mariners. There are 37 more games remaining in the season. So opportunities abound, but…Monday night will be tough to …


Things look great for M’s until A’s erupt in fifth

Hisashi Iwakuma took a one-hitter and a five-run lead into the fifth inning. He didn’t make it through the fifth as Oakland posted seven runs and went on to defeat …


UPDATED: Sun., July 5, 2015

Montgomery, Smith lead M’s past A’s

Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start and Seth Smith drove in both Seattle runs as the Mariners defeated Oakland 2-1 on Sunday.


Mariners come up empty in 2-0 loss to Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – Shutout, nine runs, shutout. It shouldn’t be the least bit surprising that a day after hitting four two-run homers, the Mariners were shut down by a pitcher, …