Seattle Mariners: Jason Bay Having Success as Role Player

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Outfielder Jason Bay was not guaranteed a spot on the Seattle Mariners’ roster going into the 2013 season. But after he out-dueled Casper Wells in spring training, Bay had at least earned a place on the team. It was unclear how much playing-time Bay was going […]

Seattle Mariners: Felix Hernandez to Face Big Challenge Against New York Yankees

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Seattle Mariners‘ ace Felix Hernandez has been in some kind of groove for his last five starts, allowing only a mere three earned runs in his last 38 innings pitched. This stretch has put his ERA at 1.53, good for the […]

Seattle Mariners Really Need to Sweep Oakland Athletics

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Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma did his job in the Seattle Mariners’ 6-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics, going seven very-strong innings and only allowing two earned runs. This was Iwakuma’s fourth victory of the season and it was much needed for Eric Wedge’s Mariners. Iwakuma was supported by […]

Seattle Mariners’ Tom Wilhelmsen Continues to Dominate

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Getting to the major leagues wasn’t exactly easy for Seattle Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen. After multiple suspensions early in his career for various reasons, Wilhlemsen decided to give up baseball and work as a bartender in Tucson, Az. However, Wilhelmsen […]

Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez Showing Why he is an Elite Pitcher

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The Seattle Mariners needed a strong outing from Felix Hernandez on Wednesday to avoid being swept in a two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and that is exactly what they got. After an average outing from fifth starter Aaron Harang, […]

Seattle Mariners Need Another Solid Outing From Felix Hernandez

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With Tuesday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Seattle Mariners’ streak of three consecutive series victories has been snapped. The Mariners would have had to win both games of the two-game series if they wanted to continue the streak to […]

Seattle Mariners Looking To Take Recent Success Into Series Against Pittsburgh Pirates

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After losing a three-game series to the Houston Astros, manager Eric Wedge now has his Seattle Mariners playing very good baseball. The Mariners have won the last three series’ that they have played, winning seven out of 10 games against […]

It’s Time For Seattle Mariners To Give Up On Franklin Gutierrez

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Nobody was surprised to see Seattle Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez being placed on the 15-day disabled list after sustaining a hamstring injury against the Houston Astros in late-April. This will be Gutierrez’s fifth stint on the disabled list since […]

Seattle Mariners Should Call Up Nick Franklin to Play Shortstop

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Manager Eric Wedge has made it pretty obvious that he is desperate to find someone to play shortstop for the Seattle Mariners. Wedge recently named Robert Andino as the team’s starting shortstop, replacing Brendan Ryan, who has been the Mariners’ […]

Seattle Mariners Are Glad to Have Michael Saunders Back From Disabled List

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Seattle Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders was activated off of the disabled list before Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Saunders showed an aggressive approach in the first few games before his injury and he wants to keep that same approach. […]

Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma Is an American League Cy Young Award Candidate

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Pitching has not been easy for Seattle Mariners’ right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma so far this season. Iwakuma has been dealing with a blister problem on his throwing hand since spring training and has delayed his next start by two days, but […]

Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles Series Preview

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The Seattle Mariners will host the Baltimore Orioles in a three-game series at Safeco Field starting Monday after showing signs of improvement in a series against the Los Angeles Angels. Last year’s AL wild card team dominated the season series […]