Stories tagged: scott servais
UPDATED: Thu., July 16, 2020
Whether it’s in the field, at the plate or on the bases, Julio Rodriguez knows one way to play baseball in games and practice – with maximum effort. The combination …
UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020
Analysis: Who will make the Mariners’ 40-man roster and 20-man ‘taxi squad’ for shortened MLB season?
SEATTLE – At first, it seemed like it would be a quick and easy analysis. The plan, which most baseball writers will do in the next few days, was to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020
Even with Major League Baseball shut down and spring-training sites devoid of players or activity, teams can still make roster moves, cutting players from spring training and re-assigning them or …
Sun., March 1, 2020
Yes, robo-umps are coming fast, and when they get here nothing will be quite the same.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
In past years, the first day of full-squad workouts has often been greeted by cooler temperatures, cloudy skies and even rain. Tuesday, though, as the Mariners held their first full-squad …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
The last time Taijuan Walker had set foot in the Mariners’ spring training clubhouse was April 2016. But on Wednesday morning, as Mariners pitchers and catchers reported for their physicals, …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Larry Stone: Even with a bleak Mariners outlook, there’s plenty of joy and intrigue with spring training
The mere phrase “pitchers and catchers report” is always enough to thrill the senses – even if you know going in that those pitchers and catchers are not nearly good …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
The Seattle Mariners will be going into spring training with very few expectations
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 …