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Right-hander Taijuan Walker makes his first big-league start of 2014 Monday in Houston. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners at Astros: Series Preview

The Seattle Mariners (44-38) head out on the road and start the trip with three games at Houston (36-47), where they won two of three back in May. The M’s beat up the Astros pitching staff that series, plating 21 runs on 29 hits but Houston did the same to the M’s in a very high-scoring series.

1090 The Fan–06/30/2014

Right-hander Taijuan Walker is key part of the second half of the season for the Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Taijuan Walker Recalled, Starting Series Opener Against Houston

Taijuan Walker, who has been sidelined all season with a right shoulder impingement, will make his 2014 debut Monday night in Houston.

1090 The Fan–06/30/2014

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon has led the club to a successful first half. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Mid-Season Report Card

The Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it’s time for report cards.

1090 The Fan–06/30/2014

The Seattle Mariners selected Mike Zunino No. 3 overall two years ago. The club selects No. 6 overall this June. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Mariners Must Nail No. 6 Pick

The Seattle Mariners selected No. 6 in this June’s draft and Jason A. Churchill says it’s time the club drafts a player with more upside.

1090 The Fan–04/28/2014

James Paxton looks to continue his dominance in a pivotal Game 1 Friday at Safeco Field.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Paxton Put On 15-Day DL

James Paxton was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a strained muscle on the left side of his back. The move was made after an MRI earlier in the day confirmed the original diagnosis of a strained latissimus dorsi muscle.

1090 The Fan–04/10/2014

Could Felix Hernandez be pitching meaningful games in September this season? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: There’s Hope For Mariners

It’s Opening Day. It’s Felix Day. And there’s reason to buy into the promise a new season brings. There is hope. And as Andy Dufresne once said, hope is a good thing.

1090 The Fan–03/31/2014

Addison Russell could make an impact for the Oakland Athletics in 2014. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider’s American League Impact Rookies

Prospect Insider’s Steve Simas presents the top rookie candidates to make a splash in 2014.

1090 The Fan–03/24/2014

Hisashi Iwauka is a few weeks from throwing again after suffering a finger injury. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Churchill: ‘Kuma, Walker Injuries No Reason To Panic

The Seattle Mariners will start the season in a few weeks without right-handers Hisashi Iwakuma and Taijuan Walker. Should fans be worried about their long-term status?

1090 The Fan–03/14/2014

The Mariners' signing of Robinson Cano was matched by the impact moves of the Rangers and Athletics. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: Who’s In, Who’s Out | AL West

It was an extraordinarily busy winter for the five clubs in the American League West. Each organization made significant moves, with all but the Los Angeles Angels spending big dollars to improve their respective rosters. Let’s take a look at the details.

1090 The Fan–03/11/2014

Jesus Montero (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Montero Helps Mariners Beat White Sox 7-4

Fernando Rodney gave up a run and two hits in his debut with the Seattle but Jesus Montero had two singles and an RBI to help the Mariners beat a Chicago White Sox split-squad 7-4 Thursday.

1090 The Fan–03/06/2014

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