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Mariners promote 3 to fill out coaching staff

Nov. 7, 2019 3:28 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have made a trio of promotions to fill out the major league coaching staff for next season. Manager Scott Servais announced Thursday that Pete Woodworth would be the new pitching coach, Carson Vitale will be the field coordinator and Jarret DeHart will be the assistant...

Mariners decline 2020 option on LHP Wade LeBlanc

Oct. 31, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have declined Wade LeBlanc's $5.5 million option for the 2020 season, and the left-hander will become a free agent. LeBlanc was a starter for part of last season before being moved to the bullpen as the Mariners opted to give some of its younger prospects a chance in the...

Longtime player, broadcast Ron Fairly dies at age 81

Oct. 30, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

Ron Fairly, a two-time All-Star during his 21-year playing career and longtime broadcaster for three teams with a folksy style of calling games, has died. He was 81. The Seattle Mariners announced the death Wednesday. Fairly spent 50 years in baseball as a player and broadcaster, appearing in four World Series...

Twins claim RHP Matt Wisler off waivers from Mariners

Oct. 29, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have claimed right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler off waivers from Seattle. The Twins announced the move on Tuesday. Wisler appeared in a combined 44 games this season for San Diego and Seattle, making eight starts for the Mariners. He had 16 walks and 63 strikeouts in 51...

Woeful Mariners now only team never to reach World Series

Oct. 16, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — And then there was one. The Washington Nationals are off to the World Series for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, becoming the final National League team to reach the Fall Classic and leaving a single team with the distinction of...

Mariners make trio of changes to coaching staff

Sep. 30, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will not be bringing back third base and outfield coach Chris Prieto and bullpen coach Jim Brower for the 2020 season, while pitching coach Paul Davis is being reassigned within the organization. The Mariners confirmed the moves with the three Monday. Davis was hired...

Seager homers as Mariners close out with 3-1 win over A's

Sep. 29, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tanner Roark seemed to describe perfectly the approach of the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics on the final day of the regular season. "I don't know. It was a 12 o'clock game, last game of the season, we've already clinched a wild-card spot, so I'm sure you guys can imagine where our minds...

Athletics beat Mariners' 1-0, will host AL wild-card game

Sep. 29, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Oakland pitcher Brett Anderson understands the importance of the Athletics hosting the American League wild-card game. "It's like a Raiders game," Anderson said Saturday night. "You get the Black Hole; you get crazy people." Anderson struck out three in five strong innings, Ramon Laureano...

A's clinch wild card spot, tied with Rays after loss to M's

Sep. 28, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Even in the aftermath of a loss that could end up costing them in the race to host the AL wild-card game, the party raged on in the Oakland Athletics clubhouse. Why not? For the second straight year, the A's have found their way into the postseason. "It feels amazing. It feels like this is...

Hernández says farewell, playoff-chasing A's top Mariners

Sep. 27, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the time finally arrived for Félix Hernández to say goodbye to Seattle and all the history of 15 seasons with one franchise, his manager had a message as he walked off the mound. "You will always be the king in this town," Scott Servais said to Hernandez as he took the ball....