Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the Padres.
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.
It has taken more than a decade for the Seattle Mariners to put together the middle-lineup strength that is has shown this early season. Now, after a 7-5 loss to Houston Monday and a 5-8 start, the concern that shifted.
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.
Yovani Gallardo allowed three-run homers to Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 8-0 Sunday.
Gold Glove third baseman Kyle Seager is a bit embarrassed when an ‘80s “hair band” is inspired to celebrate his fielding prowess in song. Turns out bullpen mates Charlie Furbush and Tom Wilhelmsen are not […]
Taking a shot at the World Series is terrific. Taking numerous shots is optimal.
Third baseman Kyle Seager hit his first home run of the spring, but a late rally lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 4-1 victory over the Mariners Wednesday afternoon in Cactus League play at Peoria Stadium.
While the competitions continue — shortstop, starting rotation, backup catcher among them — one battle is over: Danny Hultzen has returned to the mound after more than a year and a half on the shelf due to a shoulder injury and subsequent surgery and rehab.
Nelson Cruz drove in a pair of runs on a bomb and helped lift Seattle over San Diego for the second game in a row.