Dustin Ackley

Willie Bloomquist (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Does Willie Bloomquist Fit In Seattle Anymore?

Despite their recent uptick in success – five wins in the last seven games – the Seattle Mariners continue to struggle at consistently generating offensive production

05/19/2015

Dustin Ackley (Getty Images)

What’s Ailing The Mariners’ Line-Up?

The Seattle Mariners have a 15-17 record after their first 32 games – which happens to be the 20-percent mark of their 2015 season – and it’s been a bumpy ride for a team that was projected to be a serious World Series contender by many national pundits

1090 The Fan–05/13/2015

Dustin Ackley's days in a Mariners uniform should be numbered. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Have No Business Waiting

The Seattle Mariners, 11-17 as they prepare for a weekend series versus division-rival Oakland, can’t wait for struggling players to figure it out as the spring turns to summer in the coming weeks.

1090 The Fan–05/07/2015

(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Deja Vu? Seattle Loses Another One In The 9th

Carson Smith gave up a game-winning double to Johnny Giavotella in a 4-3 loss Wednesday, after the Mariners scratched across a run in the top half with pinch-hitter Dustin Ackley’s sacrifice fly against Angels closer Huston Street.

05/07/2015

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Kivlehan, Ackley, Short-Term Hope

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss whether or not it’s too early to start looking for options beyond Dustin Ackley, a Major League Baseball rule change, plus the T-Bag segment, Player of The Week and Patrick Kivlehan is the Man In The Box.

1090 The Fan–05/01/2015

King Felix Hernandez started the Mariners off in Royal fashion Monday. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Mariners Start Path With Win

While starting the season strong isn’t necessary, it’s much preferred to the alternative — a loss on Opening Day. At home. With your ace on the mound. Amidst a bevy of high expectations from across the baseball landscape.

1090 The Fan–04/06/2015

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ackley Hot At The Plate But Mariners Fall To Padres, 8-5

Dustin Ackley had two hits for the Mariners, including a two-run homer.

1090 The Fan–03/30/2015

Austin Jackson is among five Opening Day outfielders for the Mariners.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Roster Analysis

Though it’s been clear enough for a few weeks and as close to official without being so, the club has set its starting rotation after optioning Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners also optioned right-handed reliever Carson Smith, which clarifies the bullpen too.

1090 The Fan–03/29/2015

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ackley, Walker Key In Mariners 5-2 Win Over Indians

Dustin Ackley drove in the Mariners’ first run with second-inning single off Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco, who allowed a run and six hits in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2015

Top prospect D.J. Peterson should benefit from the new Mariners' environment. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Impact Of Mariners’ Depth

Taking a shot at the World Series is terrific. Taking numerous shots is optimal.

1090 The Fan–03/18/2015

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