Seattle closer Fernando Rodney was charged with two unearned runs and the Mariners lost 3-2 on Martin’s game-ending RBI single on Wednesday night. Martin also chased Felix Hernandez with a leadoff triple in the eighth.
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.
The Seattle Mariners could pull off something they haven’t done since June 11, 2006: sweep the Angels in Anaheim.
Brad Miller hit two homers, Erasmo Ramirez pitched seven innings of six-hit ball, and the Mariners beat Los Angeles 8-3 Tuesday night for their second win of the season.
It’s Opening Day. It’s Felix Day. And there’s reason to buy into the promise a new season brings. There is hope. And as Andy Dufresne once said, hope is a good thing.
The Seattle Mariners’ roster leaves questions to be answered, whether by incumbents or prospects.
The Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.
Prospect Insider’s Brendan Gawlowski suggests 10 of the most likely candidates to break out at the plate in 2014.
“We executed at the end, we didn’t do much executing in between. That’s what spring training’s all about,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said after Wednesday’s 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Brad Miller and Nick Franklin are in a heck of a battle this spring. The winner gets the shortstop job. The loser gets traded or optioned back to the minors.