Mariners activate James Paxton, DFA Wade LeBlanc
Shannon Drayer | August 25, 2016 10:05 am
As expected, James Paxton will return to the mound Thursday as the Mariners have activated him from the 15-day disabled list. Utility man Mike Freeman was also recalled before the team’s series opener against the White Sox.
Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz (back) hopes to return Thursday after leaving game early
Shannon Drayer | August 24, 2016 5:27 pm
Nelson Cruz was removed from the Mariners’ loss Wednesday with back spasms, joining fellow slugger Kyle Seager on the bench dealing with a minor injury.
Mariners notebook: Kyle Seager not expected to be out long
Shannon Drayer | August 24, 2016 4:22 pm
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager missed their series finale with the Yankees after fouling a ball off his foot on Tuesday night, but the team doesn’t expect him to miss much more time.
Notebook: Flurry of Mariners moves shuffles bullpen, gives Shawn O’Malley new job
Shannon Drayer | August 23, 2016 7:39 pm
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto seems to be making daily roster moves to meet the Mariners’ game-to-game needs.
Return better late than never for Mariners reliever Tony Zych
Shannon Drayer | August 23, 2016 5:28 pm
Mariners reliever Tony Zych, who has been out since May 3 with right shoulder tendinitis, has pitched a number of rehab outings and returns to the team with his pre-injury velocity back.
Mariners notebook: Monday moves just the beginning
Shannon Drayer | August 22, 2016 7:43 pm
The Mariners recalled outfielder Guillermo Heredia and placed reliever Drew Storen on the 15-day DL with right-shoulder inflammation on Monday. Manager Scott Servais said more moves are coming.
Mariners notebook: James Paxton gives thumbs up after minor-league assignment
Shannon Drayer | August 21, 2016 1:37 pm
The Mariners are expecting pitcher James Paxton to be ready for a start next week after a successful and pain-free minor-league outing.
Mariners notebook: New helmet a factor in Nori Aoki’s turnaround
Shannon Drayer | August 18, 2016 6:49 pm
Add Nori Aoki’s name to the list of successful Mariners Triple-A tuneups. Since his return from Tacoma, Aoki has hit .319, and he’s done it with a different look, as well.
Playing time has allowed Mariners’ Shawn O’Malley to find his groove
Shannon Drayer | August 18, 2016 10:21 am
Feeling comfortable and confident in his position on the Mariners, Shawn O’Malley has been receiving regular playing time and is putting up terrific numbers for a utility player.
Mariners notebook: Starting rotation through the weekend takes shape
Shannon Drayer | August 17, 2016 6:50 pm
The Mariners have announced their probable pitchers through the weekend, and the rotation will continue to include Ariel Miranda.