Mariners News

  • Cano belts first homer as Mariners drop Texas finale

    Robinson Cano launched his first home run for the Mariners on Thursday, but the Rangers won an 8-6 shootout as Seattle lost its third straight at Globe Life Park.

  • Jones joins Mariners for first big league stint

    James Jones got the call from the Mariners on Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Wash., and caught a flight to Texas, where he'll serve as an extra outfielder and potential pinch-hitter or pinch-runner when Seattle heads to Miami for an Interleague series using National League rules this weekend.

  • Hart ready to fill in as outfielder

    With Robinson Cano lined up to play designated hitter on Thursday for the Mariners, Corey Hart went to manager Lloyd McClendon and said he was ready to play right field.

  • Zunino displaying arm strength against basestealers

    Mariners catcher Mike Zunino is off to a nice start with the bat this season, and he has been equally impressive with his work behind the dish.

  • Young, Eovaldi meet in Interleague matchup

    There isn't a lot of history between the Marlins and Mariners, but Miami has some familiarity with veteran pitcher Chris Young. When he takes the mound Friday, Miami will counter with hard-throwing right-hander Nathan Eovaldi in the first of three.

  • M's Minor Leaguer Choi suspended 50 games

    Ji-Man Choi, a first baseman for the Mariners' Triple-A Tacoma club, received a 50-game suspension without pay Thursday after testing positive for methandienone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Rodney, Mariners can't close out Rangers

    Felix Hernandez said this spring he feels stronger than he ever has in his 10-year Major League career and the Mariners ace continued backing that up by outdueling Rangers star Yu Darvish for seven innings on Wednesday before Texas rallied for a 3-2 win in the ninth off closer Fernando Rodney.

  • Franklin faces Yu on first day back in bigs

    Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon wasted no time getting infielder Nick Franklin in the lineup, penciling the 23-year-old in at designated hitter on Wednesday against the Rangers' Yu Darvish shortly after he was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma.

  • Mariners' Walker, Beavan both shut down

    With fill-in starter Blake Beavan going on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis and top prospect Taijuan Walker shut down for at least two weeks after tests showed a "shoulder impingement" on Wednesday, the Mariners are searching again for a starter for Sunday's upcoming Interleague Series finale at Miami.

  • Mariners' makeup game in Oakland set

    The Mariners-A's game that was postponed on April 4 by poor field conditions in Oakland has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader at Coliseum on Wednesday, May 7, which is the final day of a three-game series in Oakland.

  • Ringolsby: Elias realizes dream with Mariners

    Four years removed from his defection from Cuba, left-hander Roenis Elias has pitched his way into the Mariners' rotation.

  • Mariners' Beavan makes early exit in loss

    Right-hander Blake Beavan, getting his first start of the season in place of injured left-hander James Paxton, lasted just four innings before getting pulled by manager Lloyd McClendon as the Mariners dropped a 5-0 decision to the Rangers on Tuesday night at Globe Life Park.

  • Seattle's McClendon proud to wear No. 42

    Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon will proudly don Jackie Robinson's No. 42 jersey number for Tuesday night's game against the Rangers. And like every uniformed baseball player, manager and coach paying tribute to Jackie Robinson Day, he'll take an extra minute to think about the road Robinson paved 67 years earlier.

  • M's top prospect Walker scratched in rehab

    Top Mariners prospect Taijuan Walker was scratched from Tuesday's rehab start with Triple-A Tacoma due to some stiffness in the right-handed pitcher's right shoulder.

  • Seattle's Morrison day to day with hamstring

    Logan Morrison wasn't in the Mariners' lineup Tuesday because Seattle was facing a left-handed starter in Robbie Ross, but the right fielder would have been unlikely to play anyway after his right hamstring tightened up just prior to Monday's first pitch.

  • Pryor makes Rainiers debut

    In his Triple-A season debut on Tuesday, right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor walked the first two hitters he faced before getting a fielder's choice, a weak groundout to second and a strikeout to preserve his first save of the season.

  • Seattle's Iwakuma ready to face live hitters

    All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma threw 55 pitches in a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon at Globe Life Park and next will face live hitters for the first time this spring Friday in a simulated game when the team is at Miami.

  • Mariners' Elias rides offense to first career win

    Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias picked up his first Major League win and the Mariners offense busted loose from a recent funk on Monday as Seattle topped Texas, 7-1, at Globe Life Park, in the opener of a seven-day road trip.