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Santana's homer rallies Mariners for 4-3 win over Yankees

Aug. 10, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a clubhouse with little experience of being in a playoff chase, Carlos Santana is the old guy that can be turned to for advice and guidance. And sometimes he comes up with a clutch hit or two as a reminder he's still pretty good player. Santana...

Detmers, Fletcher help Angels split DH with M's; Moniak hurt

Aug. 07, 2022 02:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Reid Detmers pitched seven smooth innings, Mickey Moniak hit his second home run in three days before getting injured, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Saturday night to split their doubleheader. David Fletcher homered and drove in...

Castillo to make Mariners debut Wednesday at Yankees

Jul. 31, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — All-Star Luis Castillo will make his debut for the Seattle Mariners when he starts against the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The Mariners acquired the right-hander from Cincinnati on Friday, hoping to bolster their rotation as they chase their first playoff berth...

Toro pinch-hits for hurt J-Rod, leads Mariners past Astros

Jul. 31, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Abraham Toro pinch-hit for injured All-Star Julio Rodriguez and delivered a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied past the AL-West leading Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Rodriguez was hit on the back of the hand as he...

Luis Castillo traded to Mariners by Reds for 4 prospects

Jul. 30, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After more than two decades without a playoff appearance, the Seattle Mariners made a clear statement Friday night they intend to see their postseason drought come to an end this year. The Mariners acquired perhaps the top starting pitcher on the trade market,...

Verlander wins MLB-leading 14th, Astros rout Mariners 11-1

Jul. 30, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched one-run ball into the eighth inning and won his MLB-leading 14th game, Aledmys Díaz hit two homers and Yordan Alvarez slugged his 30th home run of the season as the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 11-1 on Friday night. Verlander...

Mariners get back to winning formula, hold off Rangers 4-3

Jul. 26, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In the midst of their July surge back into playoff contention, it's become clear the Seattle Mariners have figured out how to succeed in one-run games. On Monday night, it was a formula of good starting pitching, key baserunning and some more hot hitting from Ty...

Astros start fast, batter Ray for 3-game sweep of Mariners

Jul. 24, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Altuve and Jeremy Peña hit back-to-back home runs off Robbie Ray to begin the game, and the Houston Astros roughed up the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner in an 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners that completed a three-game sweep Sunday. Martín Maldonado...

Mariners win 14th in row, Rodríguez key hit to beat Rangers

Jul. 17, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Julio Rodríguez and Ty France are headed to the All-Star Game, so they won't be among the Seattle Mariners getting the break their manager says they need. Yeah, Scott Servais knows that time off thing sounds a little funny. “It’s hard to...

LEADING OFF: O's get 1st pick in draft, M's win 13 in row

Jul. 17, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ON THE CLOCK The Baltimore Orioles have the first pick in the amateur draft for the second time in four years -- and they’ll be looking for someone who can join 2019 top pick Adley Rutschman in...