Monday Aug 25
Rangers shut out Mariners: Two Texas pitchers combine on 4-hitter in 2-0 victory over Seattle
It's hard not to look at Monday's 2-0 loss to struggling Texas as anything but a missed opportunity for the Seattle Mariners in their quest to end a 12-year postseason drought.
Monday Aug 25
A few random thoughts and notes on the Mariners
Some people have emailed or tweeted demanding me to follow the Jay Buhner mantra - expletives included - of focusing on the division title, not the wild card.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Felix Hernandez reaches 200 strikeouts for a sixth consecutive season
Felix Hernandez stands alone. With a second-inning strikeout of Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts , the Mariners' starter became the only pitcher to strike out at least 200 batters in each of the last six seasons.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Tigers 4, Mariners 2 -- the streaks come to an end
Felix Hernandez made it just five innings, giving up two runs on seven hits with a walk and three strikeouts.
Which player's destiny would you like to hear? 2. Would you endorse the transformation of either Brandon Maurer or Tom Wilhelmsen into a starter next year? Any other member of the bullpen? 3. If you have ever picked up a bat, which MLB'er do you liken your stance to the most? If you haven't, which player would you like your stance to be the most ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Seattle uses 2 homers, knock off Blue Jays 6-3
Seattle won for the seventh time in eight games to catch Detroit in the wild card race.
The News Tribune
Mariners keep rolling in 6-3 victory over Blue Jays
This makes a club-record 11 consecutive games in which the Mariners held their opponents to three or fewer runs - although, yes, it got a little tense in the eighth inning.
Mariners use 2 homers, knock off Blue Jays 6-3
Kyle Seager and Kendrys Morales hit solo home runs, Dustin Ackley added a key two-out two-run single, and the Seattle Mariners moved into a tie for the second wild card spot in the American League with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Brandon Maurer, awesome reliever
Forget sample sizes. Brandon Maurer is blowing hitters away, and he's having a blast enjoying his first sustained success as a major league pitcher.