Latest Scott Servais News

Cash wins 2nd straight Manager of the Year; Kapler NL winner

Nov. 16, 2021 20:58 PM EST

For Kevin Cash, being mentioned in the same sentence with Bobby Cox is an honor. “That’s wrong. I shouldn’t be," Cash said. "But saying that, it’s incredibly humbling. When you think about greats in our game, Bobby Cox is right there.” Cash...

Rays OF Arozarena, Reds 2B India earn Rookie of Year honors

Nov. 15, 2021 20:28 PM EST

It didn’t feel like Randy Arozarena was a rookie this season. Tampa Bay's speedy and powerful outfielder certainly didn’t play like one, either. Arozarena won AL Rookie of the Year honors with a superb follow-up to his 2020 postseason heroics...

Mariners add McKay, Negron to coaching staff for 2022

Nov. 15, 2021 18:16 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have filled out their coaching staff for the 2022 season, adding minor-league director Andy McKay and Triple-A manager Kristopher Negron to the major league staff. McKay, who has overseen Seattle's farm system since being hired in...

Kikuchi chooses free agency after Mariners decline option

Nov. 03, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Left-handed pitcher Yusei Kikuchi is leaving the Seattle Mariners after the team declined a club option on the All-Star and Kikuchi opted for free agency. Kikuchi could have exercised a one-year player option, but instead is choosing a fresh start...

Mariners expect to be active and spend after 90-win season

Oct. 07, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Coming off the team's first 90-win season since 2003, Seattle president of baseball operations Jerry Dipoto said Thursday the Mariners will spend this offseason trying to build on their unexpected playoff push. The free agent market and the uncertainty...

Mariners hope unexpected 90-win season is just the beginning

Oct. 04, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Of all the moments in the unexpected September charge made by the Seattle Mariners, there’s one day in particular that stood out to manager Scott Servais. It was a must-win Wednesday night in the final week against Oakland. His lineup featured a...

Mariners lose to Angels 7-3 as playoff drought continues

Oct. 03, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — During Kyle Seager’s decade as the starting third baseman in Seattle, his overwhelming desire was finding a way to end the Mariners' long postseason drought. In a season when expectations were low, Seager and the Mariners nearly pulled off some late...

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...

Angels deliver blow to Mariners' playoff hopes with 2-1 win

Oct. 02, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After all the one-run games they've played this season, the Seattle Mariners were waiting for their next late-game hero to emerge. That clutch hit was never delivered for the Mariners. And now Seattle finds itself needing help from others to see its...

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...