Felix Hernandez spun seven scoreless innings and Henry Blanco clubbed a grand slam as the Seattle Mariners blanked the Oakland Athletics, 4-0, in the middle test of a three-game set at The Coliseum.
Seattleites have broken out the sunscreen because it's supposed to be a scorcher today in the Emerald City.
Baseball fans and fantasy owners alike will be paying considerable attention to the trade deadline.
During the Mahoning Valley Scrappers annual media day on Saturday, temperatures reached 80 degrees at a sun-drenched Eastwood Field.
Clayton Kershaw didn't get a win to go with his stellar pitching on Saturday against the Pirates at PNC Park, but the Dodgers ace may have the biggest win of his career just around the corner.
Major League Baseball released its third round of American League fan voting for the 2013 All-Star Game on Saturday and again no Mariners were among the leaders at any of the positions.
The Mariners hope a revitalized lineup will benefit the team's offense -- the fifth-worst in the Major Leagues -- so that it can take advantage of its stellar pitching as of late.
The Spokane Shock and Arizona Rattlers have only played against each other since 2010, but the two teams have quickly formed one of the greatest rivalries in AFL history.
The beauty of baseball is that the A's dead sprint into the 2012 playoffs felt magical, too magical to be repeated, only to have their impressive charge toward the halfway point of this season drag us toward the undiluted truth.
Henry Blanco hit a sixth-inning grand slam in his Seattle debut to break a scoreless tie, Felix Hernandez pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight decision, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Saturday.
After sitting out Friday night's game, both Coco Crisp and Josh Donaldson have returned to the A's lineup Saturday.
A's right-hander A.J. Griffin has been pretty unlucky in his last few starts. While Griffin has a 3.60 ERA in his last three outings and has held opponents to a .213 average, he has an 0-2 record.
The right-hander tossed a career-high 107 pitches and fanned a career-high 10 batters in a 5-4 win against the Cardinals in front of 15,403 at Marlins Park.
One of the popular debates among sports fans is how one player gets all this attention while another player is forgotten even though that player is having a much better year.