For Kyle Seager, power was needed for him to find a role with Mariners
Shannon Drayer | July 28, 2016 3:51 pm
Kyle Seager became the fifth player in Mariners to hit 20 or more homers in five separate seasons, but when he first joined the organization, it was unlikely he would be known for that type of power.
Mariners linked to Reds’ All-Star OF Jay Bruce as trade deadline nears
Eric Mandel | July 28, 2016 3:01 pm
The Mariners could still make a big splash before the Aug. 1 trade deadline, with Reds outfielder Jay Bruce among the players the team has reportedly asked about.
With so many pitching issues, Mariners no longer look like a playoff team
Jim Moore | July 28, 2016 10:59 am
Earlier this season, the Mariners had us believing their 14-year playoff drought would finally end. But through 100 games, they no longer look like a postseason contender, writes Jim Moore.
Drew Storen gives up 4 runs in Mariners’ debut in loss to Pirates
Associated Press | July 27, 2016 7:23 pm
Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run as the Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Mariners.
Mariners notebook: The plan going forward for Taijuan Walker
Shannon Drayer | July 27, 2016 7:22 pm
Taijuan Walker did his best to ramp up his intensity to replicate the force he would put on his foot in a game on Wednesday while throwing a three-inning simulated game.
Mariners lineup: Kyle Seager hitting 4th, Nelson Cruz out vs Pirates
Brent Stecker | July 27, 2016 12:21 pm
Nelson Cruz is out of the lineup and Kyle Seager is hitting cleanup for the Mariners in the final game of their two-game series in Pittsburgh, set for 4:05 on 710 ESPN Seattle.
Mariners trade Joaquin Benoit to Blue Jays for reliever Drew Storen
Brent Stecker | July 26, 2016 8:23 pm
The Mariners made their second move of trade deadline season Tuesday night, sending Joaquin Benoit to Toronto for Drew Storen and cash considerations in a swap of struggling right-handed bullpen options.
Felix Hernandez overcomes shaky start, Mariners top Pirates 7-4
Associated Press | July 26, 2016 7:32 pm
Felix Hernandez settled down after a shaky start and picked up his first victory in more than two months when the Mariners topped the Pirates 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Mariners notebook: Mike Zunino already seeing more playing time
Shannon Drayer | July 26, 2016 5:16 pm
Mariners manager Scott Servais had said that Mike Zunino would play more than a backup catcher, but now it appears he is getting starter outings.
Edgar Martinez moved by support from Ken Griffey Jr, Mariners fans during Hall of Fame ceremony
Shannon Drayer | July 26, 2016 1:24 pm
“It was incredible to be there for the festivities and the induction day,” Mariners hitting coach Edgar Martinez said of his two days off to witness Ken Griffey Jr.’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction.