Stories tagged: out of right field
Sun., Aug. 9, 2020
Out of Right Field: First 15 games tell a lot about this current Mariners team; future remains unclear
It usually takes a quarter of a season to discern the quality of a major league baseball team. In any normal year, that is about 40 games. In 2020, it’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 3, 2020
SEATTLE – Stop me if you’ve heard this one.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 2, 2020
SEATTLE – This year was always going to feature some growing pains for the Seattle Mariners. The pandemic shortening the season to 60 games (or whatever they end up with) …
UPDATED: Fri., July 31, 2020
SEATTLE – Entering play on Friday, the Seattle Mariners had played seven games, but all were on the road in the unfriendly confines of Houston and Los Angeles – well, …
UPDATED: Sun., July 26, 2020
It’s over. The Mariners found a way to win at Minute Maid Park.
UPDATED: Sat., July 25, 2020
It seems the Mariners have come up with a new slogan for this pandemic-shortened season: 60 games, one goal.
Fri., July 24, 2020
Baseball purists will tell you fantasy baseball dates back to the 1980s, when Rotisserie became all the rage. They are wrong.
Fri., July 24, 2020
I have to admit, I feel uneasy about the return of baseball – and even writing about it – while positive COVID-19 cases across the country are rising at an …
Fri., July 24, 2020
Don’t take me out to the ball game.
UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020
Picture a kid and his father throwing a ball around a nearly empty field. The kid’s younger brother and mother are standing nearby, with maybe two or three bystanders.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates
Kyle Lewis homered for the fifth time in eight major-league games as the Mariners defeated the host Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Wednesday night in interleague play.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates
Marco Gonzales pitched seven shutout innings and the Mariners hit three solo home runs in a 6-0 victory against the host Pittsburgh Pirates in interleague play Tuesday night.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Freddy Galvis hit a grand slam with two outs in the seventh inning as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 11-5 victory against the host Mariners on Thursday night.
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds
Rookie Kyle Lewis broke up a no-hit bid with a home run for the second consecutive night, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 5-3 interleague victory against the visiting Cincinnati …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds
Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Tuesday night.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Austin Nola’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning brought home the go-ahead run as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Texas Rangers 5-3 Thursday night in the opener of a …
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven scoreless innings and Aaron Judge reached a milestone with a tape-measure home run as the New York Yankees defeated the host Seattle Mariners 7-0 Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
No matter how you work the calculator, crunch the numbers or even invent a new metric to judge, 2019 will be one of the Mariners’ least successful seasons.
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays
The Mariners have won five of their past six games while the Blue Jays have dropped six in a row.
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
The M’s had their four-game winning streak snapped but completed their nine-game trip with a 6-3 record, winning all three series at Detroit, Toronto and Tampa Bay.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays
Tom Murphy hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
Yusei Kikuchi allowed five runs on nine hits in 3
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
Despite home runs by J.P. Crawford and Daniel Vogelbach, the Mariners suffered their first loss to the host Detroit Tigers in six games this season, dropping a 3-2 decision Wednesday …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 11-6 victory against the Detroit Tigers
Kyle Seager hit three home runs and had six RBIs and Tom Murphy added two homers – the duo going back-to-back in the fourth and sixth innings – as the …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
After several years of the Seattle Mariners farm system bringing up the rear in national rankings, the M’s pipeline has been widely praised as a top-10 group following this season’s …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
A little hustle went a long way for the Mariners on Wednesday afternoon.
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
Fernando Tatis Jr., Eric Hosmer and Josh Naylor homered for the Padres, who have defeated the Mariners seven straight times in interleague play.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
It happened 40 years ago. Bruce Bochte and Tom Paciorek noticed an odd statistical note popping up on the Kingdome scoreboard every time Mario Mendoza stepped to the plate.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Six players hit home runs as the host Houston Astros defeated the Mariners 10-2 Friday night.
Wed., July 31, 2019
Willie Calhoun hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers held on for a 9-7 victory against the visiting Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.