Stories tagged: scott servais
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
The Mariners began the 2019 season offering false hope to their fans. What followed that hot start was a step back in almost every facet of the game.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Larry Stone: Nobody thought the step back would be this painful, but Mariners are better down on the farm
But we’ve reached August, and I’m still waiting for the fun part, outside of the two-week stretch that may well become a legendary example of false omens.
Thu., July 11, 2019
Even for a team that will likely finish last in the American League West Division, there is much to be gained in these final months of the season.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
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
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.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019
The Mariners’ offense has been potent – at least, when not at T-Mobile Park – with a major-league leading 53 home runs, and the starting rotation has been solid. M’s …
Thu., April 11, 2019
Scott Servais wouldn’t take credit for it. And he wouldn’t share who actually came up with the concept. But when the Mariners manager was asked about his team’s relentless approach …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019
The self-realization of who they were and who they never could become came at different moments for the Mariners’ decision-makers. Why pretend to be something you’re not?
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019
Throughout the offseason, the decisions made about the future of the Seattle Mariners took on different catchphrases.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Infusion of young talent makes the late innings of Cactus League games a must watch for the Mariners
The Mariners’ “step back” resulted in several prospects arriving in Peoria, Arizona, who breathed life into a low-ranked minor league system.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
The Mariners will take a least 30 players to Japan and will have to cut down to 25 by the time of their first regular-season games back in the U.S. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager enters the 2019 season after a physical and dietary remake. He learned to embrace flexibility training, spinach, and a long-term health plan. Seager played the …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
Seattle manager Scott Servais hopes his team can find success rebuilding with youth much the way the AL West rival Oakland Athletics have done
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Edgar Martinez is stepping down as the hitting coach for the Seattle Mariners and moving into a new role as a hitting adviser for the entire organization. The move announced …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
The Mariners’ fall from grace in 2018 has been a slow, steady descent that has wiped out almost all of the good feeling that prevailed for half a season.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais kept his word to Edwin Diaz, matching the closer’s flashy haircut following a milestone save over the weekend. Servais had promised he’d get a styled …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
For the first time since his illustrious career began back on August 5, 2005 in Detroit to make his big league debut, Felix Hernandez has been removed from the Mariners’s …
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018
As the Mariners defeated the Chicago White Sox in Sunday’s rubber match, giving Seattle its first series win after it lost three straight series going into the All-Star break, the …
Sun., July 22, 2018
Continuity is important. But not as important as winning. The Mariners, whose past is pockmarked with little of either, are banking on the two playing well together in the future.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018
The Seattle Mariners have given manager Scott Servais a multiyear contract extension with the club in position to potentially end the longest current playoff drought in the four major pro …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
The Mariners don’t wow you with statistical dominance. Their offense is about average, which was unexpected. Their pitching has been better than average – also unexpected. So how did they …
Tue., July 10, 2018
Felix Hernandez won’t make another start until after the All-Star break. The Mariners’ erstwhile ace has been dealing with lower back issues the last few outings since tweaking it in …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
The excitement of who was selected was tempered by the disappointment for who was snubbed.
Thu., June 21, 2018
Scott Servais wore an impish grin when media walked into the manager’s office of the visitor’s clubhouse a few hours before Wednesday night’s game.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018
The Seattle Mariners placed right-handers Juan Nicasio and Dan Altavilla on the 10-day disabled list, recalled infielder Daniel Vogelbach, and purchased the contract of right-hander Mike Morin from Triple-A Tacoma.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018
It’s become an annual ritual to predict, in advance, how and why and sometimes even when the Mariners’ season was going to fall apart – which shortcoming would be the …
UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018
The Mariners might need to consider nametags on the front of their jerseys after making seven roster moves Sunday with another due before Monday’s series opener against the Texas Rangers …
Mon., May 14, 2018
The Seattle Mariners say they will have a better idea on the projected length of Robinson Cano’s recovery time after the second baseman is examined by a hand specialist in …
Sun., April 15, 2018
Dee Gordon was finally held hitless this season.
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018
The Mariners couldn’t make it through the first week of the season unscathed.