11 hrs ago
Back of Mariners rotation is struggling
Entering Friday night's game, Joe Saunders had an ERA of 5.64, Aaron Harang was at 8.58 and rookie Brandon Maurer was at 6.80. In other words, aside from ace Felix Hernandez and emerging star Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle's starting pitchers have been struggling.
22 hrs ago
Hit Parade for Week 9
Any players not appearing on these lists are presumed to be below "don't bother" status and are obvious sits in Fantasy.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mariners option Jesus Montero to AAA, all but ending catching career
Mariners manager Eric Wedge talks to Jesus Montero on the field in Cleveland before Sunday's game, going over a play from the night before that resulted in a Seattle loss when the catcher took his foot off home plate.
Maurer latest to struggle in Mariners' loss
Associated Press Pitching coach Carl Willis talks with pitcher Brandon Maurer as teammates stand by in the second inning of Wednesday's loss.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wilson leads surging Angels past sinking Mariners
C.J. Wilson tossed eight terrific innings and the Angels again broke out the bats in an easy 7-1 victory over the Mariners.
For Mariners, the time for some changes has arrived
The last thing you want to do as a baseball team is overreact to a bad stretch. But the Mariners have reached a point where a few moves are necessary not just as a knee-jerk way to shake things up in the middle of a slump, but as a realistic means to improve the team moving forward.
Preview: Seattle Mariners
Well, it was enjoyable to make fun of the Angels there for a second, and I guess, considering the standings, it still is.
Tue May 21, 2013
Seattle Mariners swept four straight in Clevleand
The Seattle Mariners don't play the Cleveland Indians again until July 22nd. After this weekend, that might be too soon.
The News Tribune
Anaheim not new for Maurer
Brandon Maurer had not received a flood of phone calls, but he expects that to happen sometime Tuesday when people realize he will be pitching for the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim, Calif., on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.
Sun May 19, 2013
Angels Preview: Mariners, Royals
With an off-day on Monday, the Angels host the Mariners in a short two game set that starts Tuesday and then they head to Kansas City to play the Royals to finish the week.
Sat May 18, 2013
Pregame news and notes, 5/17
After taking two of three from the Yankees in the Bronx, the Mariners head to Cleveland for four games Friday to Monday against the Indians.
The Miami Herald
Kipnis leads Indians over Mariners, 6-3
To hear Raul Ibanez tell it, the Seattle Mariners are getting the hang of these nailbiter-type contests they keep finding ways to stay in.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ubaldo aims to keep strong stretch going in series opener
It's probably too early to make that claim, but in his last three outings -- coming against Kansas City, Oakland and Detroit -- the righty has gone 3-0 and compiled a 1.45 ERA.
Sat May 11, 2013
A's snap five-game skid behind strong Parker
The A's felt plenty of satisfaction in wiping away a five-game losing streak by way of a 4-3 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field to climb back to .500 on Saturday evening.
While the Seattle Mariners have played well in any park of late, the Oakland Athletics continue to struggle on the road.
Wed May 08, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Seattle Mariners - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH The Mariners are hoping that back-to-back solid outings from veteran Aaron Harang and some extended time between starts for rookie Brandon Maurer will help add some semblance of depth to the starting rotation.
Mon May 06, 2013
Joe Saunders should never start on the road
Allow me to expand on a theory I introduced in this space roughly a week ago in my post on three ways the Mariners could immediately improve .
Sun May 05, 2013
Wedge hopes Maurer benefits from extra rest
One pitcher in particular that manager Eric Wedge is hoping will benefit from a long layoff is rookie Brandon Maurer.
Fri May 03, 2013
Hit Parade for Week 6
The Hit Parade is your guide to setting your lineup for the upcoming scoring period.