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Taijuan Walker (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview: Walkers’s Second Go-Around With Houston

Bottom feeders in the American League West collide Monday night at Safeco Field, where the Seattle Mariners will open a three-game series versus the Houston Astros.


Taijuan Walker pictured in 2012 (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview: All Eyes On Taijuan Walker

Mariners’ top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker will make his MLB debut Friday against the Houston Astros.

1090 The Fan–08/30/2013

Erasmo Ramirez (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Losers No More: Seattle Gets By Houston 3-2 To End Streak

The Astros failed to get a hit against three Seattle relievers and lost 3-2 to the Mariners on Thursday night.

1090 The Fan–08/30/2013

Erasmo Ramirez  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview: The Six-Game Losing Streak Must Snap

The Mariners will lean on righty Erasmo Ramirez Thursday, who is 4-1 with a 5.44 ERA. Ramirez suffered his first loss of the season on Saturday to the Angels, despite a decent showing that saw him surrender two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings.


Taijuan Walker in Spring training (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Taijuan Walker To Make MLB Debut Friday

Seattle Mariners highly-touted pitching prospect Taijuan Walker is getting the call.

1090 The Fan–08/28/2013

Nick Franklin is congratulated after hitting a grand slam (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

M’s Winning Streak At Six Thanks To Franklin’s Slam

Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam in Seattle’s big second inning to back up a scoreless start by Felix Hernandez, and the Mariners rolled past the Astros 12-5 for their season-best sixth straight victory.

1090 The Fan–07/22/2013

Erik Bedard (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Porter Defends Bedard’s Early Exit

Houston manager Bo Porter defended Erik Bedard’s decision to remove himself from Saturday night’s game against Seattle with a no-hitter in the seventh inning because of a high pitch count and said he wouldn’t have let the left-hander stay in much longer.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2013

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/Getty Images)

Wilhelmsen Blows Another Save In Loss To Astros

Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge wasn’t ready to make a change at closer in the immediate aftermath of their 6-1 loss at the hands of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. But after yet another blown save by Tom Wilhelmsen, Wedge is being forced to re-evaluate his options.

1090 The Fan–06/13/2013

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Iwakuma Pitches Mariners To 3-2 Win Over Astros

Hisashi Iwakuma allowed an unearned run in seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Houston 3-2 on Monday night, sending the Astros to their fifth straight defeat.

1090 The Fan–06/11/2013


TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.