Huard: Mariners may face even tougher roster decisions soon
Eric Mandel | April 24, 2017 12:01 pm
Brock Huard discusses how designating Leonys Martin for assignment is an example of how this is not “yesteryear’s Mariners.”
Nelson Cruz drives in 5 runs to help Mariners end skid
Associated Press | April 23, 2017 4:34 pm
Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs to help the Seattle Mariners route the Oakland Athletics 11-1 on Sunday.
Drayer: Leonys Martin is the first casualty of the Mariners’ poor start
Shannon Drayer | April 23, 2017 1:16 pm
The Mariners designating Leonys Martin for assignment is reflective not only of the outfielder’s struggles but also those of the majority of the offense, writes 710 ESPN Seattle’s Shannon Drayer.
Lineups: Dan Vogelbach starting at 1B; Kyle Seager a late scratch
Eric Mandel | April 23, 2017 11:54 am
The Mariners are starting Dan Vogelbach at first base in Game 4 against the A’s, while Mike Freeman replaces an injured Kyle Seager at third base.
Mariners DFA outfielder Leonys Martin; recall 1B Dan Vogelbach
Eric Mandel | April 23, 2017 11:23 am
The Mariners made a somewhat surprising move in designating starting centerfielder Leonys Martin for assignment.
Robinson Cano homers but Mariners lose third straight to A’s, 4-3
Associated Press | April 22, 2017 4:46 pm
Robinson Cano homered in the first inning, but Ariel Miranda gave up four runs in three-plus innings and the Mariners never recovered to lose 4-3 to Oakland.
Mariners notebook: Servais giving Guillermo Heredia more chances with Martin struggling
Brent Stecker | April 22, 2017 1:04 pm
Guillermo Heredia was in the Mariners starting lineup for the second straight day Saturday, suggesting a more fluid approach to Seattle’s outfield by manager Scott Servais.
Lineups: Mike Freeman in at 3B for Mariners vs Athletics
Brent Stecker | April 22, 2017 11:13 am
Kyle Seager will get the day off as Mike Freeman will fill in at third base for the Mariners in their afternoon contest against the Oakland A’s Saturday on 710 ESPN Seattle.
Alonso, Plouffe homer as A’s roll past Mariners again 3-1
Associated Press | April 21, 2017 10:18 pm
Yonder Alonso and Trevor Plouffe homered, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Friday night. Seattle fell to 1-8 on the road with the defeat.
Lineups: Mariners call up Chase De Jong, send down Dan Altavilla ahead of Game 2 in Oakland
Brent Stecker | April 21, 2017 3:20 pm
The Mariners have sent down struggling reliever Dan Altavilla ahead of the second game of their series in Oakland, which is set for 7:07 on 710 ESPN Seattle.
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto: Felix Hernandez learning to be ‘as effective as he’s ever been’
Brent Stecker | April 21, 2017 12:23 pm
The early results of Felix Hernandez’s starts this season suggest that his new aggressive style will pay dividends for the Mariners and their longtime ace.
Mariners fall to Athletics 9-6, Paxton’s scoreless streak snapped
Associated Press | April 20, 2017 10:40 pm
Trevor Plouffe’s three-run homer in the seventh was the difference as Oakland won its third straight and ended Mariners starter James Paxton’s scoreless streak at 23 innings.
Seahawks to open 2017 season at Green Bay, play 4 prime-time games
Brady Henderson | April 20, 2017 5:10 pm
The Seahawks will open their 2017 regular season against the Packers in Green Bay and finish it on New Year’s Eve at home vs. Arizona. In between, they’ll play four prime-time games, three of which are at home and one of which is against the Falcons in a rematch of last year’s divisional-round playoff loss […]
Lineups: Danny Valencia back at 1B for Mariners’ opener vs A’s
Brent Stecker | April 20, 2017 3:41 pm
Danny Valencia is back at first base and James Paxton will look to extend his streak of 21 scoreless innings as the Mariners begin a series in Oakland on Thursday night.
Mariners should get a boost on current road trip with returns of Jean Segura and Steve Cishek
Shannon Drayer | April 20, 2017 10:12 am
The Mariners will get Jean Segura and Steve Cishek back from injury soon, and the return of a veteran reliever could actually provide even more help for the bench.