Kirby starts with record 24 straight strikes; Nats top M's
Seattle right-hander George Kirby set a major league record by throwing 24 straight strikes to start the game and fellow Mariners rookie Julio Rodriguez reached a new level, but Ildemaro Vargas hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning that lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 win.
Winker hits slam, Mariners drop Angels 6-3; Ohtani shaken up
Angels Mariners Baseball Seattle Mariners' Jesse Winker hits a grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels on a pitch from Tucker Davidson during third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer) (John Froschauer)SEATTLE — (AP) — Jesse Winker hit a grand slam, Marco Gonzales struck out seven and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Sunday as Shohei Ohtani received a visit from trainers and continued to struggle. Two-way sensation Ohtani was visited by trainers before his second at-bat after colliding with Gonzales near the on-deck circle, but stayed in the game. Gonzales (7-11) snapped a two-game losing streak, giving up a walk and eight hits, as Seattle won its second in three games. Mariners: RHP Logan Gilbert (10-4, 3.09) takes the mound in the series opener against the New York Yankees on Monday.wftv.com
Mariners rally past Rangers 6-5 for 11th consecutive victory
Mariners Rangers Baseball Seattle Mariners' Ty France follows through on a two-run single next to Texas Rangers catcher Jonah Heim during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 14, 2022, in Arlington, Texas. The Mariners trailed 5-1 going to the seventh inning before tagging Texas’ bullpen for two runs in the seventh and three in the eighth. Matt Festa (2-0) pitched a perfect seventh inning and earned the win. Haggarty and Julio Rodriguez scored on Eugenio Suarez’s single in the seventh inning, pulling Seattle within 5-3. UP NEXTFriday night’s game will match Mariners LHP Robbie Ray (7-6, 3.51 ERA) against Rangers RHP Taylor Hearn (4-5, 5.86).wftv.com
Sánchez slam leads Twins in 6-homer surge to beat Mariners
Mariners Twins Baseball Minnesota Twins' Gary Sanchez (24) rounds to home base after hitting a grand slam against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Minneapolis. Mariners left-hander Marco Gonzales gave up three homers, just as he did in his first start of 2021, and lasted only two innings. Four of the six runs against Gonzales were unearned, thanks to a two-out fielding error in the first inning by second baseman Adam Frazier. Derided in New York for his substandard defense at catcher, Sánchez made an important play in the top of the first. The 6-foot-9 Ober allowed an RBI single to Frazier three batters before Haniger's homer, but recovered to retire seven straight.wftv.com
AP source: Seattle Mariners to host 2023 MLB All-Star Game
2023 All-Star Game-Seattle Baseball FILE - In this April 1, 2021, file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales throws to a San Francisco Giants batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Seattle. A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, that the Mariners will host baseball’s 2023 All-Star Game at T-Mobile Park. The purpose of the news conference is to announce that Seattle will be the site of the 2023 All-Star Game, the source said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) (Ted S. Warren)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will host baseball's 2023 All-Star Game at T-Mobile Park. The Dodgers were to have hosted the 2020 All-Star Game, but it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.wftv.com
LeMahieu HR ends inning, no more early exits for pitchers
Starter Zach Eflin pitched four shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out four without a walk. ROCKIES 2, MARINERS 1Kyle Freeland allowed three hits in four shutout innings in his second start for Colorado, striking out four. Seattle's Marco Gonzales threw four shutout innings in his second start, allowing two hits while striking out four. Martín Pérez made his second start, allowing two hits and a walk in four scoreless innings. ATHLETICS 5, REDS 2 (7)Oakland lefty Sean Manaea struck out four in three innings, allowing one run and three hits.
Seattle doing damage control with players after exec's video
FILE - Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, second from left, manager Scott Servais, right, and team president and CEO Kevin Mather, second from right, watch from the stands during baseball practice in Seattle, in this July 8, 2020, file photo. Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais are doing damage control with players who were directly mentioned or referenced by former team CEO Kevin Mather in an online video that led to his resignation. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais are doing damage control with players who were directly mentioned or referenced by former team CEO Kevin Mather in an online video that led to his resignation. “We are very open with our players and urge them to be the same. He also admitted the team may be manipulating service time for some of its young players.
Rally puts Padres back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years
San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. (23), Jurickson Profar (10), and Jake Cronenworth (9) celebrate after the Padres beat the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)SAN DIEGO – After 14 long years, the San Diego Padres are back in the playoffs, this time with a cast of stars who never flinch when they get down. The Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included a go-ahead double by newcomer Mitch Moreland. “I just feel so happy for the city of San Diego," said Tatis, 21, the son of the former big leaguer. They haven't won a playoff series since beating Atlanta in the 1998 NLCS before being swept by the New York Yankees in the World Series.
Mariners rally to topple Athletics 6-5 in DH opener
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)SEATTLE – Kyle Lewis sparked Seattle’s rally with a two-run homer and walked with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, helping the Mariners top the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Monday in the opener of a doubleheader. But Seattle chipped away and scored twice in the sixth inning against Oakland’s bullpen to move in front for good. The win pulled Seattle within one game of idle Houston for second place in the AL West. Lewis hit his 10th homer in the fifth inning to pull Seattle within 5-4 and end Luzardo’s day. A’s manager Bob Melvin planned to play Lamb in the second game of the doubleheader.
Seager brothers go deep, Dodgers rally past Mariners 11-9
It was the 10th time in major league history that opposing brothers both went deep in a game. The teams combined for seven long balls, marking the second straight game there have been seven or more at Chavez Ravine. He had a three-run drive to right field during the second inning that gave Los Angeles a short-lived 6-2 advantage. Los Angeles' Ross Stripling struggled for the second straight outing, allowing three homers and seven runs (six earned) in three innings. Los Angeles RHP Tony Gonsolin (0-0) has not allowed a run over 8 2/3 innings in two previous starts this season.
Baker wins debut, Astros top M's in 1st game post sign scam
Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker (12) kneels for social justice with players before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Friday, July 24, 2020, in Houston. The 71-year-old Baker posted a victory in his 3,500th regular-season game as a manager. Houston tied it at 2 on an RBI single by Altuve that chased starter Marco Gonzales (0-1). Martn Maldonado tied it with an RBI single in the Houston third an added an RBI with a single in the sixth. Hell be opposed by Seattle RHP Taijuan Walker, who appeared in just one game last season after having Tommy John surgery in 2018.