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Erasmo Ramirez

Mariners look on from the dugout in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Safeco Field on April 22, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Astros defeated the Mariners 5-2.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seattle Loses 8th Straight

Erasmo Ramirez couldn’t come up with the big pitch when he needed it, which led the Mariners to losing their eight game in a row on Tuesday.

1090 The Fan–04/23/2014

(Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Get Past M’s Bullpen In 8-6 Loss

Texas lost the opener of the four-game series on Monday night, but won the last three.

1090 The Fan–04/17/2014

Erasmo Ramirez  has seen his command and stuff suffer in 2014. Why has that occurred?  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview (4/17/14): Salvage Series, Rebound From Collapse

The Seattle Mariners will try and overcome Wednesday night’s humiliating loss when they send Erasmo Ramirez to the mound Thursday in Arlington.

1090 The Fan–04/17/2014

Dustin Ackley (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

M’s Fall 6-3 To A’s Before Returning Home

Jim Johnson struck out two and closed it out this time after losing back-to-back outings to begin with the year with Oakland, sealing the Athletics’ 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

1090 The Fan–04/07/2014

Brad Miller (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Miller Blasts Two HRs In M’s 8-3 Win

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.

1090 The Fan–04/02/2014

Erasmo Ramirez  has seen his command and stuff suffer in 2014. Why has that occurred? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview (4/1/14): Ramirez Looking To Carry Over Dominance From Spring

Erasmo Ramirez just saw what his offense is capable of after viewing a ten-run win against a good Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching staff. Ramirez also has a lifetime 2.41 ERA in three starts over the American League West rival.

1090 The Fan–04/01/2014

Could Felix Hernandez be pitching meaningful games in September this season? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: There’s Hope For Mariners

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.

1090 The Fan–03/31/2014

Erasmo Ramirez (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Ramirez To Be Second In Rotation

Erasmo Ramirez has been named the number two starter in the Mariners starting rotation by manager Lloyd McClendon, according to MLB.com’s Greg Johns.

1090 The Fan–03/27/2014

Robinson Cano (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cano Singles On 1st Pitch, Mariners Top Padres 7-1

Robinson Cano lined a single into center field on the first pitch he saw in a Seattle uniform, part of a two-run first inning that sent the Mariners over the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Thursday in a Cactus League opener.

1090 The Fan–02/27/2014

Nelson Cruz's name has been linked to the Seattle Mariners all offseason. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

M’s Should Focus On Pitching, Defense

We’re boring down on February, the free agent market for hitters has nearly dried up entirely and the Mariners continue to be tied to Nelson Cruz. Why? Maybe because the reporters are just connecting dots; the Mariners need offense and Cruz and Morales are two of the very best options available that could make some kind of difference. Maybe the Mariners have legitimate interest in Cruz. Why? I haven’t the foggiest.

1090 The Fan–01/29/2014

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