Have Faith In Your Fantasy Baseball Roster Down The StretchWith just four weeks left in the season, it's going to be hard to tinker with your roster enough to make a difference. More likely than not, you'll end up chasing elusive stats and missing out on the bigger prize: your league championship.
Power Outage: Mariners' Bats Stay Silent, Losing Streak Reaches 6The Mariners, who have scored just 13 runs during their current six-game losing streak, were 1-of-11 with runners in scoring position and 7-of-40 during the losing streak. They are last in the league in hitting at .236 and have just a .219 average with runners in scoring position. They have scored 193 runs, third fewest in the majors.
Seattle Sends Ramirez To Tampa Bay For MontgomeryRamirez has made 35 starts over the past three seasons for Seattle. Last season he was 1-6 with a 5.26 ERA in 17 appearances — 14 starts — with the Mariners.
Prospect Insider: M's Rotation Depth NecessaryProspect Insider's Luke Arkins demonstrates why the Seattle Mariners' rotation depth is not only a good thing, but key to their potential success.
Ramirez Gets Roughed Up In 5-0 Loss To HalosMariners starter Erasmo Ramirez gave up four runs — two earned — and four hits over 1 2-3 innings in his fourth spring start.
Churchill: Mariners Roster Projection 1.0James Paxton's situation is one to watch here, however. He fell early in camp and hurt his forearms and a wrist. He has yet to make a start this spring -- he's slated to go next Tuesday after a live BP session this week that went well enough -- and if he doesn't knife through his four scheduled starts as the club hopes he could conceivable start the season on the disabled list, simply to buy him the necessary time to ready.
Walker Gets First Chance To Shine For SeattleTaijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team's starting rotation.
Ramirez Rocked Early, M's Fall To Rangers 12-4Erasmo Ramirez (1-6), recalled from Triple-A Tacoma for the start, allowed 10 runs and nine hits in three-plus innings. Seattle, which began the day a half-game ahead of Detroit for the second AL wild-card spot, had been the only major league team not to allow 10 or more runs in a game this season.
deGrom Keeps M's Bats Quiet In 3-1 LossJacob DeGrom (4-5) allowed five hits and one run over his seven innings of work.
Churchill: M's Mid-Season Report CardThe Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it's time for report cards.
Red Sox at Mariners: Series PreviewThe Seattle Mariners begin a three-game series with the Boston Red Sox Monday at Safeco Field.
Padres Get To Mariners' Bullpen, Knock Down Seattle 4-1After blowing Felix Hernandez's one-run lead on Wednesday night, the bullpen did the same thing to Erasmo Ramirez on Thursday
Mariners Blank Rays Again In 3-0 VictoryThe Seattle Mariners won six of their seven games on this latest road trip after a 3-0 win in Tampa Bay on Monday.
Churchill: What's Wrong With Erasmo Ramirez?Erasmo Ramirez's struggles continued Tuesday, but Jason A. Churchill has a suggestion that may help the right-hander return to form.
Erasmo Ramirez Recalled, Slated To Pitch Second Game Of DoubleheaderPitcher Erasmo Ramirez was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma and has been named the starter for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader in Oakland against the Athletics.