Sonny Gray threw five shutout innings in his final start before the playoffs, Oakland had a pair of four-run innings and the Athletics closed out the regular season with a 9-0 win over Seattle in Eric Wedge’s final game as Mariners manager.
Seattle manager Eric Wedge has told the Mariners he will not return for next season.
Being that it is Fan Appreciation Night — a night when countless prizes are given out to the Mariner faithful — coupled with an average attendance that hovers around 13,000 for the month of September, the odds of taking home a gift are decent. And on top of winning something for yourself, you may just catch a Felix Hernandez gem.
Unhappy with the lack of clarity on his future, Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge popped off on Wednesday saying he feels like he’s left “hanging out there” by the organization regarding his status for 2014.
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched eight scoreless innings in Seattle’s 6-0 win against Kansas City on Wednesday, eliminating the Royals from the playoff hunt.
Justin Smoak hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to apply a crushing blow to the Royals’ postseason aspirations.
Alex Gordon threw out a runner at the plate in the 10th and scored on Salvador Perez’s two-out double in the 12th to lift the Kansas City Royals over Seattle 6-5 on Monday night.
A swarm of bees invaded right field at Angel Stadium on Sunday, causing two delays in the Los Angeles Angels’ game against the Seattle Mariners.
Prince Fielder had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning on a close play at the plate, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 Thursday.
Wednesday’s 8-0 against the Tigers — against Justin Verlander, nonetheless — was exactly what the Mariners needed to climb out of the awful funk they’ve been in for the month of September.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending September 9, 2013.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.