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Mariners end two decades of misery returning to postseason

Oct. 01, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Because of one stat, pitcher Matthew Boyd has become the go-to player to ask about the Seattle Mariners' situation. Not the stats on the back of his baseball card, mind you. It's the fact Boyd was born in Bellevue, Washington, on Feb. 2, 1991. That he grew up on...

Trout's HR streak ends at 7 games; Guardians win 5th in row

Sep. 13, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Angels star Mike Trout's streak of consecutive games hitting a home run ended at seven, one shy of the major league record, and the AL Central-leading Cleveland Guardians beat Los Angeles 3-1 on Tuesday night. Trout went 0 for 3 with three routine flyballs and a...

Trout HR 7th game in a row; Guardians beat Angels, pad lead

Sep. 12, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Angels star Mike Trout homered in his seventh consecutive game, one shy of the major league record, but the AL Central-leading Cleveland Guardians beat Los Angeles 5-4 on Monday night. Trout’s 35th homer of the season came in the fifth inning. The three-time AL...

Ichiro expresses gratitude entering Mariners Hall of Fame

Aug. 27, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame on Saturday night, giving his entire 16-minute speech in English while reflecting on his career. Suzuki became the 10th member of Seattle’s Hall of Fame, joining former teammates Ken Griffey Jr.,...

Julio Rodríguez, Mariners agree to deal worth up to $469M

Aug. 27, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez and the Seattle Mariners are set on a long-term relationship in the Pacific Northwest, agreeing to a $209.3 million, 12-year contract starting next season that would be worth $469.6 million over 17 years if he wins two MVP awards. The deal announced...

HR Derby: Juan Soto defeats Julio Rodriguez in final

Jul. 18, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Home Run Derby (all times local): ___ 7:45 p.m. Washington's Juan Soto defeated Seattle's Julio Rodriguez 19-18 in the final to capture the Home Run Derby title at Dodger Stadium. Soto, who was competing in the...

HR Derby matchups set: Top-seeded Schwarber vs Pujols

Jul. 14, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The matchups are set for baseball's Home Run Derby. Philadelphia Phillies slugger Kyle Schwarber will be the top seed next Monday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles thanks to his 28 home runs through Wednesday — most among the eight players in the field. ...

Storms wash out Mariners-Nats; twinbill set for Wednesday

Jul. 12, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday’s game between the Seattle Mariners and Washington Nationals was postponed because of thunderstorms. MLB approved the postponement after a 1-hour, 4-minute delay from the scheduled 7:05 p.m. first pitch. The teams will play a split doubleheader on...

LEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Red Sox, Realmuto misses Jays trip

Jul. 12, 2022 02:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ TIME FOR A SALE Red Sox lefty Chris Sale is set to make his season debut when he starts against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Sale has been out with a fracture in his right rib cage....

LEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Red Sox, Realmuto misses Jays trip

Jul. 11, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ TIME FOR A SALE Red Sox lefty Chris Sale is set to make his season debut when he starts against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Sale has been out with a fracture in his right rib...