Keep an eye on this Mariners prospect

May 24, 2018

Fans get excited about top prospects because they represent a club’s best hope for the future. Some are putting themselves in position to be called up later this summer, others may take longer. But keeping up with the farm system is part of being a loyal fan, and here are five intriguing prospects to watch in the American League West. Fans get excited about top prospects because they represent a…

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Gonzales' sharp outing goes for naught in loss

May 18, 2018

SEATTLE — Jose Iglesias is quickly becoming a thorn in the Mariners’ side as the Tigers shortstop delivered a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth inning Thursday in Detroit’s 3-2 win in the series opener at Safeco Field. Iglesias had the walk-off single off Juan Nicasio in the Tigers’ 5-4 victory Sunday at Comerica Park and he made the Mariners pay again four days later with a bases-loaded single that…

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Cook pitches in Majors for 1st time since 2015

May 18, 2018

SEATTLE — The Mariners returned to an eight-man bullpen on Thursday by selecting veteran right-handed reliever Ryan Cook from Triple-A Tacoma and optioning Christian Bergman back to Tacoma. Cook was a 2012 American League All-Star with the A’s, but he hadn’t pitched in the Majors since 2015 and missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old posted a 2.03 ERA with two saves in 13 appearances for…

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Martin comes to ex-teammate Cano's defense

May 18, 2018

SEATTLE — Leonys Martin said he’s talked to Robinson Cano and that he believes in his friend and former teammate. Martin, the Tigers’ center fielder, says there’s no way the Mariners’ superstar second baseman masked performance-enhancing drugs with a diuretic Cano said was prescribed by a doctor in the Dominican Republic. Major League Baseball suspended Cano 80 games on Tuesday. View Full Game Coverage SEATTLE — Leonys Martin said he’s talked to…

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Taking stock of Mariners at quarter mark

The Astros are rolling, but they have close company in the American League West, with the Angels and Mariners keeping pace through the first quarter of the 2018 season. The A’s are putting up a fight, rallying to stay in the mix, while the Rangers are lagging. Here’s a peek at how each club has fared thus far, with a look ahead at what’s next.

May 17, 2018
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Bergman’s stellar spot start lacking support

Christian Bergman gave the Mariners everything they could have hoped for with seven scoreless innings in a spot start on Wednesday afternoon. Unfortunately for Bergman, Seattle’s offense didn’t give him much in return as the Rangers pulled out a 5-1 victory to split the two-game Safeco Field series.

May 17, 2018
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