SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 20: Newly hired hitting coach Edgar Martinez #11 (center) of the Seattle Mariners talks with outfield coach Andy Van Slyke #43 as Robinson Cano #22 listens in prior to the game against the Houston Astros at Safeco Field on June 20, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Martinez replaced Howard Johnson. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Hire Edgar Martinez As Hitting Coach, Reassign HoJo

The Seattle Mariners are looking to the past to reinvigorate the worst hitting team in baseball, hiring Edgar Martinez as their hitting coach on Saturday and reassigning Howard Johnson to the minor league system.

06/20/2015

This week's episode include rotation talk, roster moves and the leadoff spot.

The OFP Report: Player Development, Deadline Strategy

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Driveline Baseball’s Kyle Boddy stops by to discuss player development and training, including rehabbing from injuries. Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson chat about what to do with Robinson Cano, whether or not it’s time to stick a fork in the Seattle Mariners and why the club isn’t likely to be an aggressive seller at next month’s trade deadline.

1090 The Fan–06/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16:  Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

2011 Deadline Deals In Retrospect

On August 12 of 1987, the Detroit Tigers were just one and one-half game behind the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East division and were intent on improving their odds of catching Toronto. Back in those days, there was a heightened sense of urgency in finishing first place because there were only two divisions in each league and no wild card berths.

06/19/2015

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Mariners Can’t Get Offense Going In 7-0 Loss To Giants

With two starters scratched from the lineup just before the game, an early three-run deficit proved insurmountable for a Mariners team that has been struggling offensively.

06/19/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 31:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants sits in the dugout during their game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on August 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tim Lincecum Joins The Steve Sandmeyer Show

San Francisco Giants ace and two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum called into The Steve Sandmeyer Show Thursday afternoon, ahead of the Giants’ game against the Seattle Mariners

1090 The Fan–06/18/2015

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Hernandez Outpitches Bumgarner – Mariners Beat Giants 2-0

Felix Hernandez pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, Austin Jackson delivered a go-ahead RBI triple in the sixth, and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 Wednesday night.

06/17/2015

Relief pitcher Carson Smith (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Carson Smith On ‘The Steve Sandmeyer Show’

Seattle Mariners closer Carson Smith chatted with Steve Sandmeyer and guest host Scott Soden from Safeco Field Wednesday.

1090 The Fan–06/17/2015

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M’s Fall To Giants, Slip To 29-36

Matt Duffy homered and drove in three runs to help the San Francisco Giants snap a nine-game home losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Tuesday.

06/16/2015

James Jones (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

How Mariners Can ‘Right’ Ship

The best word to describe the Seattle Mariners offense may be “enigmatic”

1090 The Fan–06/16/2015

Kyle Seager (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Seager Hits 11th HR In Mariners Win

Kyle Seager hit his 11th home run with a solo shot in the eighth, Taijuan Walker struck out six in seven innings and the Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Monday night.

1090 The Fan–06/16/2015

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Mariners’ 2015 Opening Day – April 6, 2015

Photos from the Seattle Mariners home opener at Safeco Field

Colorado Rockies v Seattle Mariners

Rockies Top M’s 4-1, Seager Goes Deep

Scenes from the Mariners-Rockies game on March 11th, 2015.

San Diego Padres v Seattle Mariners

Cruz, Cano Hot In 9-4 Win

Scenes from the Mariners’ second win of Cactus League play.

San Diego Padres v Seattle Mariners

Mariners Beat Padres In Extras, 4-3

Scenes from the 4-3 win over San Diego.

Seattle Mariners Photo Day

2015 Mariners At Spring Training

It’s “Photo Day” in Peoria for the 2015 Seattle Mariners.

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Nelson Cruz A Mariner

The Seattle Mariners have signed slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year deal, adding a needed right-handed power hitter to their lineup.

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