Justin Seager was drafted in the 12th round of the MLB draft by the Mariners, joining brothers Kyle (Mariners) and Corey (Dodgers organization) in pro baseball.
Wilhelmsen’s recent spate of breakdowns – four blown saves since May 20, and a 14.85 earned-run-average over his last eight outings – is the latest crisis to infiltrate this troubled Mariners season.
This Yankees series at Safeco Field is Rivera's final one in Seattle before his announced retirement at the end of the season.
It has been 10 months since that quiet Monday in late July was torn asunder by the stunning news no one saw coming: Ichiro, the Mariners’ franchise icon, had been traded to the Yankees.
With the Mariners' second overall pick in 2009, Dustin Ackley, getting sent down to Tacoma, it's time to play the painful game of looking back on what could have been.
After months of endless traveling around the country evaluating amateur talent, haunted by weather issues and occasionally frustrated by a coach who decides at the last minute to change his rotation, Mariners scouts get their payoff in the MLB draft that begins on June 6.
Such a sentiment in mid-May is probably just as premature as the pessimism of late April. But certainly there is now a road map to respectability that provides some hope of sustainability, particularly with the potential for reinforcements in the second half, via the minor leagues and the trade market.
It's absolutely ridiculous to have millions of people at home watch, in high-def clarity, a base runner's foot reach first base a step before the throw, and yet have no mechanism to overturn an umpire's out call.
Twice every five days, the Mariners have the comforting knowledge that they are one step ahead of the game — no matter whom they're...
Franklin, the Mariners' second first-round pick in 2009, could provide Seattle a boost at shortstop, should the opportunity present itself.
They were, by acclamation, can't-miss prospects. Individually, they were on a path to inevitable stardom. Collectively, they were to be...