Michael Saunders was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder after colliding with the outfield wall at Safeco Field on Tuesday.
Though there weren’t a lot of significant highlights on the field for the Mariners’ 8-3 loss to the Houston Astros Wednesday, there was one off-field incident that is getting national attention.
Along with an ugly loss was a disturbingly low attendance of 10,745 patrons.
Aside from now going by “Michael,” Mike Morse’s annual income went from the $407,000 he was making when he was traded from the Mariners to the Washington Nationals in June 2009 to the $6.75 million in base salary he’ll make in 2013.
Fighting back tears while his hands trembled, Felix Hernandez has signed a seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that makes him the highest-paid pitcher in baseball.
The Washington state Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit over faulty construction work done at the home of the Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field.
While there is a great deal of enthusiasm about the Seahawks and their prospects for next season, the Mariners are still a team that could make its hometown proud.
1090 The Fan’s Bill Swartz snapped a couple of shots of the construction being done to bring in the fences at Safeco Field.
The Seattle Mariners’ offseason focus was on adding bats to the worst offense in baseball. They believe they accomplished their goal with the additions of Kendrys Morales and Michael Morse, and they hope Jason Bay and Raul Ibanez still have some pop left in their bats.
The Mariners announced Tuesday that Ken Griffey Jr. will become the seventh member inducted by the team. His ceremony will take place on Aug. 10 before the Mariners host the Milwaukee Brewers.