8/4/2015 | Despite flaws, Mariners have nucleus to contend
The Mariners were favored by many to win the American League West back in the spring. There was even a strong suspicion that they would actually enjoy a World Series experience. Expectations, however, have eluded the Mariners.
8/4/2015 | Coming off 1-hitter, Walker faces Rockies in series finale
Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker, coming off the best start of his young career, will look to carry his momentum into Coors Field as he faces Rockies southpaw Chris Rusin in Wednesday afternoon's series finale.
8/4/2015 | Cruz, Cano power Mariners past Rockies
Nelson Cruz homered for the fifth straight game -- his second such streak this year -- and Robinson Cano drove in three runs as the Mariners outslugged the Rockies, 10-4, at Coors Field on Tuesday night
8/4/2015 | Mariners fill 'pen spot by recalling Guaipe
Right-hander Mayckol Guaipe was recalled by the Mariners on Tuesday to fill an open spot in the bullpen after Jose Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Monday night.
8/4/2015 | Mariners option newly-acquired Ramirez
Jose Ramirez, a right-handed reliever acquired last Thursday from the Yankees, was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma after the Mariners' 8-7 victory over the Rockies on Monday.
8/4/2015 | Red-hot Cruz homers in fourth straight game
One thing the Mariners have learned this year about Nelson Cruz, he tends to hit home runs in bunches. And the big right fielder is on one of those tears right now, going deep for a fourth straight game Monday in Seattle's 8-7 victory over the Rockies at Coors Field.
8/4/2015 | Mariners prospect O'Neill homers in fourth straight game
Mariners No. 7 prospect Tyler O'Neill homered for a fourth consecutive game on Monday night, leading Class A Advanced Bakersfield to a 9-5 win over Lancaster. The long ball was O'Neill's ninth in his past 12 games and his 25th of the year.
8/4/2015 | Not at his best, Felix finds way to 13th win
There will be some who look at the 11 hits surrendered by Felix Hernandez on Monday and wonder what's up with the Mariners' ace. But don't count Lloyd McClendon in that group. The Mariners skipper was plenty pleased with how Hernandez survived his first career outing at Coors Field, allowing four runs over 6 2/3 innings as Seattle held on for an 8-7 victory.
8/3/2015 | Mariners give Marte work in center field
Mariners rookie infielder Ketel Marte had just four games of Minor League experience in center field, but Seattle's highly-regarded prospect will definitely get some time there going forward as manager Lloyd McClendon looks for ways to get him in the lineup.
8/3/2015 | McClendon unsure of upcoming rotation order
Mariners skipper Lloyd McClendon said Monday he's not sure yet how his team's rotation will play out for the next homestand and beyond, but the uncertainty has nothing to do with how lefty reliever Vidal Nuno performs in his first start Tuesday against the Rockies.
8/3/2015 | Gray set to step into spotlight in debut vs. Mariners
The hype surrounding Jon Gray will finally come to fruition on Tuesday night, when the Rockies right-hander will make his Major League debut at Coors Field.
8/3/2015 | Powerful Mariners hold off Rockies rally
The Mariners clubbed three early homers, scored seven runs over the first three innings and held off the Rockies' late rally, propelling Seattle to an 8-7 win in Monday's series opener at Coors Field.
8/3/2015 | Means leads Prospect Team of the Week
Left-hander John Means barely snuck onto MLBPipeline.com's Orioles Top 30 Prospects list, checking in at No. 29. While he may not have the highest profile in Baltimore's system, he's raising it after his performance in July.
8/2/2015 | Marte provides spark atop Mariners' lineup
Not many of the Mariners' leadoff candidates this season really looked like a true threat, until the arrival of rookie Ketel Marte, who got on base four times in Sunday's 4-1 victory over the Twins and wound up scoring the go-ahead run in the 11th inning.
8/2/2015 | After duel, Mariners top Twins in 11 innings
After a wild ninth inning that saw both teams exchange homers to send the game to extra innings, Logan Morrison connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the 11th to help lift the Mariners to a 4-1 win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.
8/2/2015 | Felix gets 1st crack at Rox in Reyes' home debut
Felix Hernandez has spent 11 seasons baffling opposing Major League hitters, but the Mariners' ace has never had a chance to face the Colorado Rockies, until now. Hernandez makes his first start against the Rockies in Monday's opener of a three-game Interleague series at Coors Field.
8/2/2015 | Furbush nearing Minors rehab assignment
Mariners reliever Charlie Furbush threw a 33-pitch bullpen session on Sunday at Target Field and said his left arm is back to feeling normal as he returns from biceps tendinitis that has sidelined him since July 9.
8/2/2015 | Nuno to make spot start vs. Rockies
Left-handed reliever Vidal Nuno will make his first start with the Mariners on Tuesday against the Rockies at Coors Field, manager Lloyd McClendon said Sunday, as Seattle fills the opening created by the trade of J.A. Happ to the Pirates.
8/2/2015 | More tough lessons for rookie closer Smith
After a wild ninth from rookie closer Carson Smith, the Mariners were slapped with another walk-off loss, this one to the Twins, 3-2. It was the Mariners' seventh walk-off setback of the season, and Smith has now taken the loss in his last three outings.
8/1/2015 | Mariners' No. 1 prospect Jackson on DL
Outfielder Alex Jackson, the Mariners' No. 1 ranked prospect on MLBPipeline.com, has been sidelined for one or two weeks with a left hand injury.
8/1/2015 | After hectic 24 hours, Rasmussen thrilled
Rob Rasmussen has been traded five times now in the past four years, but the well-traveled southpaw said it was a little different Friday when he learned he was being swapped by the Blue Jays to the Mariners.
8/1/2015 | Cano returns at DH, will play 2B in Colorado
Robinson Cano was healthy enough to play designated hitter in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Twins, but the six-time All-Star won't return to duty at second base until the team heads to Colorado for an Interleague series at the start of next week.
8/1/2015 | Iwakuma eyes continued dominance of Twins in finale
Mariners starter Taijuan Walker dominated the Twins on Friday, giving up just one hit in a complete-game victory. And if Hisashi Iwakuma's past history against the Twins is any indication, another Mariners pitcher could be on his way to a dominant start in Sunday's series finale at Target Field.
8/1/2015 | Twins get wild walk-off win vs. Mariners
The Twins completed a comeback in walk-off fashion Saturday night, scoring two runs in the ninth and ousting the Mariners, 3-2, with a Kurt Suzuki single off of Carson Smith with two outs.
8/1/2015 | Mariners, Walker hope gem a glimpse of future
Things haven't always gone smoothly for Taijuan Walker this season. But Friday night at Target Field, the hard-throwing 22-year-old showed a strong glimpse of what could be for the Mariners future as he fired a one-hitter at the Twins in a 6-1 victory.