MARINERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lineups: Mariners hitting Danny Valencia 2nd in Game 2 vs Red Sox

Mariners first baseman Danny Valencia will get a crack at hitting in front of Robinson Cano, as he is slotted to be second in the batting order for manager Scott Servais in Saturday’s 1:05 game against the Boston Red Sox on 710 ESPN Seattle. Also in Seattle’s lineup, Taylor Motter will start in left field for the second straight day with a southpaw again on the mound for Boston...
Via MyNorthwest.com
36 minutes ago

Gallardo's gutsy effort for naught in shutout

With their offense in a nasty slump, the margin for error these days for the Mariners' injury-plagued rotation is razor thin. And while Yovani Gallardo battled valiently through a seemingly endless stream of runners in scoring position Friday, that wasn't nearly enough to overcome another lackluster night from the bats as Seattle lost, 3-0, in the series opener at Fenway Park.
Via Mariners.com
14 hours ago

WATCH: Red Sox Shutout Mariners 3-0 for Fifth Straight Win

Michael Settipani breaks down the Red Sox fifth straight victory over the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park.
Via YouTube
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariners notebook: Cano slowed in the field and Zunino still making adjustments

BOSTON–Robinson Cano is clearly favoring -both in the field and on the base paths- the quad muscle that landed him on the DL and forced him to miss 11 games. “Range-wise, how he’s moving, maybe he’s at 70 percent,” Scott Servais answered when asked to estimate just where Cano was now in comparison to being fully healthy. “It’s just where we are at. We need him in...
Via MyNorthwest.com
16 hours ago

Red Sox fan takes crazy tumble down multiple rows going for foul ball at Fenway Park

A fan at Fenway Park had a very rough time going after a Jean Segura foul ball during Friday night’s Red Sox-Mariners game.Segura cranked a line drive into the upper deck, and a man whiffed on the ball, before tumbling forward multiple rows: That had to be a bit painful, but the embarrassment there probably outweighed the physical pain felt. AND he didn’t get the foul ball....
Via The Comeback
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paxton (forearm) set to return Wednesday

A Mariners rotation minus four of its original five members is "starting to see light at the end of the tunnel," manager Scott Servais said on Friday, as left-hander James Paxton moved a step closer to rejoining the club next week.
Via Mariners.com
19 hours ago

Servais: Diaz is best fit for closing duties

Mariners manager Scott Servais said Edwin Diaz being the everyday closer again is "not set in stone," but acknowledged the 23-year-old is the best fit for the club in that role and will likely handle most of the ninth-inning duties after getting the save in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Nationals.
Via Mariners.com
20 hours ago

Dodgers transfer Andrew Toles and Scott Kazmir to the 60-day disabled list

Friday was a busy day for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The club claimed infielder Mike Freeman and pitcher Chris Heston from the Seattle Mariners. To make room, Andrew Toles and Scott Kazmir were moved to the 60-day disabled list. Kazmir started the season on the disabled list and has yet to pitch at all in 2017. Still, since the date can be retroactive to the beginning of the season...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stecker’s Three Things: When the Mariners finally get back to full strength, will it be too late?

The Mariners road trip arrives in Boston on Friday, and Seattle is desperate for wins thanks to a five-game losing streak they finally put a stop to on Thursday. Here are three things to keep in mind as the M’s meet the Red Sox for three games at Fenway Park. 1. By the time the Mariners get fully healthy, will it be too late? Robinson Cano is back, Mitch Haniger and James Paxton...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Mariners score just 4 runs in Washington, drop 2 of 3 games to the Nationals

image courtesy of yahoo sports Mariners score just 4 runs in Washington, drop 2 of 3 games to the Nationals The good news is that the Seattle Mariners got their 1st win ever in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. The bad news is that the Mariners were outscored 19-4 over the 3 game series. The Mariners malaise that overtook them last weekend continued as the MLB’s most potent...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago

Seattle Mariners: Jean Segura Flying Under the Radar

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

2017 MLB Draft: Reviewing the Mariners’ Past Drafts - 2015

Jack Z’s last hurrah As we continue to ramp up for the MLB draft in June, we here at LL are endeavoring to bring you a greater understanding of the deep underpinnings of the draft. Last week, we did a fullpositional overview to look at what’s currently in the system. This week, we look at how we got here, with a review of past drafts 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Ah, 2015...
Via Lookout Landing
1 day ago

Revisiting Expectations for the Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners just ended a five game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 4-2, getting strong performances from starting pitcher Ariel Miranda, and a game winning home run from Nelson Cruz. Despite what should be a morale boosting win, the Mariners still sit in last place in the American League West with a record of 21-27, and face an uphill climb to get themselves...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why We’re Fans of the Seattle Mariners

Why? We’re Mariners Fans From the mothership: Welcome to the refreshed Lookout Landing! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to do the same, head over to the FanPosts to begin. We’re collecting all of the stories here. Come Fan With Us! (Note: you should actually...
Via Lookout Landing
2 days ago

A Wednesday night at the zoo with the Mariners

A quick summary of what was all happening in today’s 5-1 loss. Pygmy Hippopotamus Huffington Post Much like competent shortstops in Mariners franchise history, Pygmy Hippopotamuses are extremely endangered and there may be fewer than 2,000 left in the wild. They are much less aggressive than their full-sized counterparts, and occasionally are prone to errors due to their peculiar...
Via Lookout Landing
2 days ago

Game 46, Mariners at Nationals

Christian Bergman vs. Joe Ross, 4:10pm The end of the M’s last homestand could’ve gone better. I’ve heard the M’s brought up in more conversations these past few days than I have in months. Not for good reasons, unfortunately. People are on the verge of tuning out, which is why this road trip – a really tough one – is so important. The M’s activated Robinson Cano...
Via USS Mariner
3 days ago

Seattle Mariners: The first quarter of the season ends in a crash

We’re barely past the first quarter of the Major League Baseball season, and it feels the Seattle Mariners’ 2017 may be a lost season.  When Chris Heston started Sunday’s game vs. the Chicago White Sox, it was the Mariners’ 11th starting pitcher of the season, highest in the majors.  We’re only at Game 45.  Seattle clawed to 17-17 after sweeping Philadelphia, but they...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Job Posting: Seattle Mariners Sports Science/Performance Analytics Intern

Position: Seattle Mariners Performance Analytics Internship Location: Safeco Field, Seattle WA Description: We are seeking an individual with a passion for baseball and statistical analysis. The position will work directly alongside the analytics team with an emphasis on sports science. There will be ample opportunity to impact decision-making. Start and end dates are flexible with...
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners honor Chris Cornell with moment of silence

The world this week lost a true rock icon with the death of Chris  Cornell. The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman -- not to mention accomplished solo artist -- was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit late Wednesday night following a concert in a death that is being ruled a  suicide.Cornell was a Seattle native and a huge fan of the city’s sports teams. To mourn his passing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Many good dogs watched the Mariners get a walk-off win over the White Sox

The Seattle Mariners held their “Bark at the Park” on Thursday night at Safeco Field for a game against the Chicago White Sox. It’s one of three such nights this year at Safeco Field, and it’s actually a pretty good deal for you and your pup: Grab your dog and join us at Safeco Field for one of three (3) Bark at the Park Nights. Dog Pack includes a human ticket, dog ticket...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Series Preview vs. Oakland A’s, May 15th-17th

Well, the Seattle Mariners hit a major roadblock in Canada against the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Jays took all four games as the Mariner bats went ice cold.  Seattle, boosted by their offense in their recent winning streak, scored six runs in four games.  Pair that with the patchwork starting rotation, and it led to a long 0-4 weekend.  On top of that, Robinson Cano missed the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma out 4-6 weeks with shoulder injury

The Seattle Mariners have struggled out of the gate this season, posting a 17-19 record and finding themselves in third place heading into Saturday’s action.Despite playing better baseball recently, the Mariners themselves will now have to take the field for at least the next month without veteran starter Hisashi Iwakuma.The team announced on Saturday that Iwakuma will be out...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners’ James Paxton cleared to resume throwing

The Seattle Mariners are getting some good news about one of their top pitchers at a time when they’re just starting to get hot.The Mariners entered Thursday with a .500 record, thanks largely to a stretch where they’ve won six of seven games. The team also said that pitcher James Paxton has been cleared to resume throwing. Paxton has been on the DL with a forearm injury since...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Mariners arrive late in Toronto due to visa issues

The Seattle Mariners will be a couple of players short to start their game in Toronto on Thursday.The team said on Thursday that left fielder Guillermo Heredia and starting pitcher Ariel Miranda were not set to arrive at the ballpark until midgame because they had visa issues. The two were not on the team flight to Toronto. The Mariners are taking the blame for the issue, which affected...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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