The Mariners ended the first half of the season on a rough note, but they get a pick-me-up with four Mariners headed to the MLB All-Star Game, including Nelson Cruz, Jean Segura, Mitch Haniger and Edwin Diaz.
James Paxton left in the first inning with a back injury and the Mariners were sent packing to Colorado after an 11-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on July 12 with the Angels taking the three-game series. .
Mariners manager Scott Servais told reporters Thursday that they plan to recall right-hander Christian Bergman to make his second spot start of the season, this time against the Colorado Rockies on Friday.
MLB announced that Jean Segura won the AL’s Final Vote tally to the MLB All-Star Game, his first with the Mariners and the American League. He outlasted some other big names, including the Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton.
Catcher Chris Herrmann gives the Mariners versatility because he can play first base or outfield, but he signed with the Mariners over others because he was tired of his ‘utility’ label, even if he had to go to Triple-A.
The Seattle Mariners placed Felix Hernandez (back stiffness) on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday. They also optioned OF John Andreoli and recalled RHP NIck Rumbelow and INF Gordon Beckham from Triple-A Tacoma.
GM Jerry Dipoto signed a contract extension last week with the Seattle Mariners. Scott Servais is likely next. The former players say these Mariners, which are on pace for playoffs, are much like they first envisioned.
Seattle Mariners first baseman Ryon Healy hit a three-run home run and a two-run double to tie a career-high with five RBI in the Mariners' 6-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on July 8. Highlights courtesy of Root Sports.
Closer Edwin Diaz, outfielder Mitch Haniger and designated hitter Nelson Cruz were each selected as reserves for the MLB All-Star game, which will take place July 17 at National Park in Washington, D.C.
Mariners first baseman Ryon Healy tied a career-high with five RBI, including that go-ahead three-run home run in the sixth inning and the Mariners’ bullpen shut the Colorado Rockies down after that in a 6-4 win to stave off a potential three-game sweep.
General manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners agreed on a multi-year contract extension on July 6. He talked about seeing his vision unfold and the trades and moves it took to get here. Video courtesy of the Seattle Mariners.
Robinson Cano met with local reporters at Safeco Field in his first public comments since he was handed an 80-game drug suspension from MLB that will keep him out of the playoffs even if the Seattle Mariners get there.