Japanese Baseball Fans React To Iwakuma's No-HitterSeattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma's feat of becoming the second Japanese-born pitcher after Hideo Nomo to throw a no-hitter in the U.S. major leagues was splashed on the home pages of sports newspapers and other media websites in his home country, greeting people as they were waking up Thursday.
Cruz Earns AL Player Of The WeekFor the week of April 13 through April 19, Nelson Cruz went 12-for-24 with seven runs, six home runs, 10 RBI and a 1.806 OPS.
The OFP Report: Predictions SpecialJason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver make their predictions for the 2015 Seattle Mariners and the entire Major League Baseball season, including playoff and World Series picks, MVPs and CY Youngs in each circuit and categorical leaders for the Mariners.
Chris Young Talks Comeback, FutureSportings News' 2014 American League Comeback Player of the Year Chris Young joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Monday to talk about his season and his future.
Poll: What Team Will Be A Contender In June?With about a month and a half of the 2014 Major League Baseball season in the books, we’re starting to see who the real contenders could be this year…at least in the National League. As far as the American League goes, there are still a handful of teams bobbing around the .500 mark.
West Teams Chase Low-Budget AthleticsWhile New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball's top divisions again in 2014.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NLWith the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
Mariners Hold AL's Second Best Home ERAJason Vargas shut down Toronto for seven innings and leading Seattle to a 7-2 victory Tuesday night. The Blue Jays have struck out 21 times and scored three runs in the first two games of the series.