The Mariners rotation was a strength in 2018. As part of the team’s 2019 makeover, ace James Paxton was shipped to the Yankees and was replaced by Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi. Will the parts still add up?
Two veterans on team that is rebuilding, Kyle Seager and Dee Gordon, are looking to bounce back after rough 2018 seasons marred by inconsistency and injuries. And there’s a new shortstop to break in, too.
The Seattle Mariners have moved on from former first-round pick Mike Zunino, a good defensive catcher who struggled at the plate. New catcher Omar Narvaez has good on-base skills but is a work in progess on defense.
MLB cleared the Seattle Mariners in its investigation into discrimination claims from ex-trainer Lorena Martin. Martin’s accusations against the baseball team included manager Scott Servais and GM Jerry Dipoto.
Mariners DH Edgar Martinez returned to Seattle for the first time Tuesday as a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and reflected on his journey from semi-pro player in Puerto Rico to Cooperstown, New York.
The Mariners reportedly have signed Hunter Strickland, who saved 14 games with the San Francisco Giants this past season. He figures to be the replacement for star closer Edwin Diaz, who was traded to the Mets.
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and director of player development Andy McKay strongly denied accusations from Seattle’s former employee, Dr. Lorena Martin, that they made racist comments about Latino players.
Ichiro Suzuki will be on the Mariners roster when they open the season with two games in Tokyo, Japan, against the Athletics on March 20-21, Jerry Dipoto said, but the question is what happens afterward?
Edgar Martinez waited 10 years to get his call to Cooperstown, but his Hall of Fame candidacy only appears to be affirmed when you look at what he did against Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina in his career.
Former Seattle Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez will be enshrined in Cooperstown, New York, this summer in the 2019 Hall of Fame class after finally surpassing the threshold needed to earn induction on his 10th and final year on the ballot.
Edgar Martinez at one point had just 25.2 percent of Hall of Fame votes, with 75 percent needed for enshrinement. It seems in his final chance, the former Seattle Mariners designated hitter will hear his named called Tuesday.
The Mariners on Monday acquired second-base prospect Shed Long from the Cincinnati Reds as part of a three-team deal that sends outfielder Josh Stowers to the Yankees. The Mariners DFA’d Kaleb Cowart to make room.