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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

Out of right field: Mariners stumbling at start of pandemic-shortened sprint

SEATTLE – Stop me if you’ve heard this one.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 2, 2020

Out of Right Field: Offense absent, Mariners drop second straight to Athletics

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

Out of right field: Taijuan Walker dominates in Mariners’ subdued home opener

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

Out of Right Field: M’s finally taste victory at Minute Maid Park

It’s over. The Mariners found a way to win at Minute Maid Park.


UPDATED: Sat., July 25, 2020

Out of Right Field: Will the Mariners ever beat the Astros?

It seems the Mariners have come up with a new slogan for this pandemic-shortened season: 60 games, one goal.


Vince Grippi: Fantasy looks a lot better than reality as Mariners hope to end postseason drought

Baseball purists will tell you fantasy baseball dates back to the 1980s, when Rotisserie became all the rage. They are wrong.


Dave Nichols: Keep an eye on Mariners kids during truncated, bizarre season

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 …


Gene Warnick: Mariners shouldn’t risk future in pandemic-shortened season

Don’t take me out to the ball game.


UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020

Out of Right Field: To Ken Griffey Jr., Father’s Day always meant more

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.


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.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds

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.


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 …


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.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers

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 …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-0 loss to New York Yankees

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

Out of Right Field: Just for fun, let’s get positive about the Mariners’ future

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.


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.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays

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

Out of Right Field: Yusei Kikuchi’s inconsistency starts to wear thin

Yusei Kikuchi allowed five runs on nine hits in 3


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 3-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers

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 …


Out of Right Field: Glimmers of hope for the future in the Mariners’ minor league system

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 …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres

A little hustle went a long way for the Mariners on Wednesday afternoon.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-4 loss to the San Diego Padres

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

Out of Right Field: Kyle Seager lurking around ‘Mendoza Line’ not a good sign for Mariners

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.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 10-2 loss to the Houston Astros

Six players hit home runs as the host Houston Astros defeated the Mariners 10-2 Friday night.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-7 loss against the Texas Rangers

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.