The Seattle Mariners haven’t made it to the post-season since 2001. For context: that was the same year popular films Zoolander and Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone came out.
Taijuan Walker turned in the best start of his career, but it wasn’t enough to get the slumping Seattle Mariners back on track
Seattle’s playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday.
C.J. Wilson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and the Angels clinched the AL West about an hour after their 5-0 victory over Seattle on Wednesday night.
Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth, and the Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the AL West leaders 13-2 on Tuesday night.
The rust is starting to come off for Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note
Ackley had three hits and scored three runs, Seattle’s bullpen was sharp for the second straight day and the Mariners beat Boston 8-6 on Sunday for the Red Sox’s eighth straight loss.
James Paxton (3-1) took the first loss of his 10th career start
The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there
The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday