M's Can't Finish Sweep, Fall 10-2Hisashi Iwakuma lost for the first time since April 23 as the Seattle Mariners dropped a 10-2 decision to the Oakland Athletics.
King Felix Gives Rolex To JasoFelix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's perfecto last August against the Rays. A clubhouse employee delivered the gold watch from Seattle's side to the Oakland clubhouse for Jaso about 90 minutes before first pitch of the Mariners' season-opening win.
Mariners Hope Jesus Montero Can Live Up To Lofty ExpectationsLook for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
More Catching Help: M's Sign Kelly ShoppachGreg Johns of MLB.com reports the Mariners signed free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach to a major league deal.
Mariners Acquire Mike Morse In Three-Team Deal With Nats, A'sSlugger Michael Morse comes to Seattle, John Jaso goes to Oakland.
Carp, Jaso Hop In The M's Caravan Next WeekMike Carp, John Jaso, Dan Wilson, Dave Sims and the Mariner Moose are taking part in the first portion of the three-week trek across the Pacific Northwest.
Mariners Rally For 4-3 Win Over RangersThe Mariners had gone 23 consecutive innings without scoring in the series against the Rangers before John Jaso stepped up to the plate in the eighth inning.