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Abraham Almonte

Corey Hart may be the key to the Mariners' success, now and later this season. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Churchill: Hart, Ackley Key For M’s

The Seattle Mariners have been hot and cold at the plate this season. Jason A. Churchill warns about small sample sizes and overreactions, but offers a partial solution, confidence in three young hitters and what to watch for with Justin Smoak the rest of the season.

1090 The Fan–04/14/2014

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Mariners Head Home After Strong Opening Road Trip

In a small sample size the first week of April, Seattle is making a strong early impression on its new manager Lloyd McClendon.

1090 The Fan–04/07/2014

Coco Crisp hits a walk off home run against the Mariners (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Crisp’s Walk Off HR Sinks Mariners In 12th

Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift Oakland to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

1090 The Fan–04/04/2014

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Mariners Offense Explodes In 10-3 Win

Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning and Hernandez struck out 11 in the new-look Mariners’ eighth consecutive victory on opening day, 10-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

1090 The Fan–04/01/2014

Justin Smoak is a key cog in the Mariners' quest for more offense in 2014. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: Seattle Mariners 2014 Player Preview

The Seattle Mariners’ roster leaves questions to be answered, whether by incumbents or prospects.

1090 The Fan–03/30/2014

Brad Miller (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Poll: Finding The Mariners’ Leadoff Man

The leadoff position has been an issue with the club ever since Ichiro Suzuki was dealt to New York in 2012.

1090 The Fan–02/20/2014

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Bullpen Implodes Again, Seattle Falls Again

SEATTLE (AP) — It isn’t the big hits he gave up that Danny Farquhar will remember about his difficult ninth inning. It’s the two walks that started the problems. Farquhar blew a one-run lead and […]

1090 The Fan–09/10/2013

Abraham Almonte (Courtesy of the Trenton Thunder)

Seattle Swaps RHP Kelley For Yankee OF Almonte

Days after designating pitcher Shawn Kelley for assignment, The Mariners have reached a deal with the Yankees to send Kelley to New York for outfielder Abraham Almonte.

1090 The Fan–02/13/2013