Latest Drew Steckenrider News

Haniger keeps M's playoff hopes alive with rally vs Angels

Oct. 03, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger refused to let the Seattle Mariners unlikely run at postseason contention end with thud. In doing so, he ensured the Mariners will be playing meaningful baseball on the final day of the regular season. “The ‘Haniger...

Contending Mariners win for 10th time in 11 games; A's out

Sep. 30, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jarred Kelenic stood outside the Seattle Mariners dugout with the crowd roaring and holding a placard with a phrase borrowed from a popular television show. “Believe” has become Seattle's rallying call, and the Mariners are charging into the final...

Haniger's homer helps M's beat A's 4-2, close in wild card

Sep. 29, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit his 100th home run and third in two games, and the Seattle Mariners pulled within a half-game of the second AL wild card berth by beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night. Tyler Anderson pitched four innings on two days' rest...

Seager, France HR, Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Sep. 23, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push. Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the...

Mariners beat Athletics 5-2 to stay in AL wild-card chase

Sep. 22, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marco Gonzales pitched six uneven innings and won his eighth straight decision, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 5-2 on Tuesday night, moving into a tie with the Athletics in a matchup of wild-card contenders. J.P. Crawford hit a home run in...

Schwarber's 3-run double lifts Red Sox over Mariners 8-4

Sep. 15, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Kyle Schwarber hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the eighth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night to keep pace in the competitive AL wild-card race. Schwarber, out of the lineup in favor of Alex...

Haniger homers in 3rd straight game, Mariners top Bosox 5-4

Sep. 14, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Normally one to remain stoic and keep his emotions in check, Seattle's Mitch Haniger couldn’t stop from pumping his fist and screaming as he rounded first base. He knew the importance of what his 33rd home run meant at this time of year. ...

Mariners inch closer in wild-card chase, top D'backs 5-4

Sep. 11, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tom Murphy hit a two-run home run in the second inning and added a solo shot in the sixth, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Friday night for their eighth win in 11 games. Seattle continued to inch closer in the AL wild-card...