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Mariners minor league report, August 19

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seattle Times

Mariners notebook: Robinson Cano shows his appreciation to old mentor Larry Bowa

Usually when you want to thank someone, you can buy a card or a gift certificate or even a small gift, but when you're Robinson Cano and you've signed a 10-year, $240-million contract, your thank-you gifts get taken up a notch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Robinson Cano

Seattle Mariners

Mariners practice patience in Saunders' rehab

Right fielder Michael Saunders went 0-for-3 with two walks for Triple-A Tacoma in Monday's 6-2 victory at Round Rock in his ninth rehab start as he continues working back from a strained oblique muscle that landed him on the 15-day disabled list on July 11. Saunders has hit .258 with 13 walks in his nine games for Tacoma.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, James Jones, Roenis Elias, Chase Utley

Lookout Landing

Mariners rumors: M's one of six serious players for Rusney Castillo

Jon Heyman names the Mariners as one of six teams that are seriously considering the Cuban outfielder, with a decision expected soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Mariners minor league report, August 18 -- Top pick Alex Jackson nearing a return to game action

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Stefen Romero

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seattle Mariners

Elias to rejoin Mariners for opener vs. Phillies

When the Mariners optioned left-hander Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma immediately following his Aug. 7 start, he wasn't being punished for pitching poorly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Roenis Elias, James Jones, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners

Washington Times

Young, Mariners shut down Tigers 8-1

Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Robbie Ray, Victor Martinez

Seattle Mariners

McClendon won't rush Saunders' rehab

With the Mariners in the thick of the American League Wild Card race, sitting 10 games above .500 entering Sunday, manager Lloyd McClendon doesn't want to do anything to potentially disrupt what his team has going for it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Seattle Times

Mariners minor league report, August 16

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Taijuan Walker, Xavier Avery, Stefen Romero, Ji-Man Choi

HeraldNet

Mariners notebook: Impressive WAR numbers

The Wins Above Replacement ratings entering the weekend showed Seattle's Felix Hernandez leading all American League pitchers with a 5.9 rating.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Felix Hernandez, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Trout

Detroit Tigers

Price, Felix match up with playoff position on the line

It'll be a premier pitching matchup on Saturday night at Comerica Park as Felix Hernandez will pitch for the Mariners against David Price, who is making his first home start with the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, American League, Major League Baseball, Austin Jackson, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Mariners notebook: Only adjustment in Dustin Ackley's surge is confidence

"He gave me a fastball away that I was able to handle," he said. "I dropped it right in the outfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, James Paxton

Major League Baseball

Saunders to resume rehab after birth of son

Manager Lloyd McClendon said Wednesday that Michael Saunders' wife has given birth to their second child, a baby boy, and the Mariners right fielder will now resume his Minor League rehab stint with Triple-A Tacoma.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Gameday Preview Versus the Blue Jays

Aug 6, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young throws against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lookout Landing

Revisiting John Jaso clutch

I had meant to write this fanpost earlier in the season, when it seemed like you couldn't turn on sportscenter without seeing some incredible late-game heroics for the Oakland A's from our once-favorite son, John Jaso.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chone Figgins, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball

The News Tribune

Rainiers' effort in the 11th inning not enough in 4-3 loss to Fresno

Fresno left fielder Tyler Colvin's strong throw in the bottom of the 11th inning nailed Romero at the plate to preserve a 4-3 win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Luetge, Justin Smoak

Seattle Times

Mariners minor league report, August 11 -- Taijuan Walker dominates for Tacoma

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Taijuan Walker, Baseball Players, James Jones

Lookout Landing

Series Preview: Mariners

The Canadians invade Seattle as the Blue Jays come to town for a crucial three-game series against the Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Seattle Times

Pregame notes and lineups: White Sox at Mariners

Erasmo Ramirez is here at Safeco Field. As expected, he will start on Sunday against the White Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Erasmo Ramirez, Lucas Luetge, James Jones, Edgar Martinez

The News Tribune

Tacoma beats Fresno on Washington State University Night, 4-3

Rainiers outfielder Stefen Romero's two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the second inning may have seemed like a key play when it happened, but at the end of Tacoma's game against Fresno, it was without a doubt the biggest.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Stefen Romero, Washington High School Sports, High School Sports

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