The Seattle Mariners host the Detroit Tigers in a three-game series starting Friday night.
The trading history between the Mariners and Tigers favors Detroit, mostly due to the 2004 deal that sent Carlos Guillen out of the Emerald City.
“I probably would have never made it through college without baseball, so I’m thankful for that. I really am proud that I got to play on that level.”
Jason A. Churchill scours the Detroit Tigers organization for potential matches in a possible trade for Seattle Mariners infielder Nick Franklin.
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.
The Seattle Mariners’ new skipper has a resume that suggests the club’s young hitters will benefit from his presence.
CBS Sports Baseball Insider Danny Knobler says McClendon has waited for a second shot at managing. He’s going to apply everything he learned from eight years at Jim Leyland’s side with the loaded Tigers.
The Seattle Mariners have a lot of work to do this winter, and trades are likely to be the most popular path. Don’t be surprised if they hook up with the Detroit Tigers again.
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.