Josh Hamilton has just about hit rock-bottom with the bat for the Los Angeles Angels. The 2010 AL MVP has been a huge disappointment since signing a five-year, $125 million contract in December after leaving Texas in free agency.
As the Mariners approach the halfway mark of the 2013 season, they’ll have to decide whether they’ll be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. Based off what we’ve seen so far, we’re pretty confident a handful of the team’s veterans will be for sale in July.
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.
Chris Stewart had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday.
Aaron Harang was coming off consecutive strong starts that gave the Seattle Mariners optimism one spot in the back end of their rotation might be settled. Then came Thursday night when Harang couldn’t make it out of the third inning.
Nick Franklin hit his first two big league home runs and Kendrys Morales, Brendan Ryan and Endy Chavez also went deep to give the Seattle Mariners a 7-1 victory over the Padres.
Joe Saunders pitched seven superb innings. Jason Bay hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth. After that, the Seattle Mariners fell apart.
1090 The Fan’s resident Padres fan is in the midst of his annual “break from supporting the Mariners” while his team is in town for a two game series. Things didn’t go well for him on Monday.
Rookie Brandon Maurer lasted just three innings while making his first major league start near his hometown, and the Mariners fell 7-1 to the Los Angeles Angels for their season-worst sixth consecutive loss.
Joe Saunders won his ninth straight decision at Safeco Field, throwing 6 1-3 effective innings Sunday as the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-1.