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Oakland Athletics' Paul Blackburn (39) is removed during the third inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

J.P. Crawford delivers all day as Mariners sweep DH with A's

Sep. 26, 2020 10:06 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics sure would like to be swinging better in late September with the playoffs fast approaching. Robbie Grossman provided a pair of home runs in his first career multi-homer game for the AL West champions yet again the A's stumbled to a 12-3 loss in Game 2 as the...

Oakland Athletics' Robbie Grossman catches a ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Joseph Odom during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Canha homers in 10th inning, rallies A's past Mariners 3-1

Sep. 26, 2020 1:35 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The Mariners had taken a 1-0 lead in the top of the 10th when pinch-runner Dee Strange-Gordon – playing in his 1,000th career...

San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. (23), Jurickson Profar (10), and Jake Cronenworth (9) celebrate after the Padres beat the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in San Diego. The Padres clinched a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Rally puts Padres back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years

Sep. 20, 2020 10:13 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After 14 long years, the San Diego Padres are back in the playoffs, this time with a cast of stars who never flinch when they get down. The Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included a go-ahead double by newcomer Mitch Moreland. In...

Seattle Mariners' Luis Torrens hits an RBI double during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Ex-Padres France, Torrens keep San Diego from clinching

Sep. 20, 2020 1:02 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have waited 14 years to get back to the playoffs, so standing by for at least one more day without clinching won't hurt anything. With their magic number down to one, the Padres were done in by former teammates Ty France and Luis Torrens, who backed left-hander Justus...

Seattle Mariners' Jose Marmolejos, right, celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Evan White during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Mariners score early, Sheffield shines in win over D-backs

Sep. 12, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ty France and José Marmolejos hit homers, Justus Sheffield pitched seven quality innings and the Seattle Mariners snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Saturday night. The Mariners jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning off Arizona starter...

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager begins his swing as he hits a two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Homers by Seager, Lewis lift Mariners past Rangers 4-3

Sep. 6, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer, rookie Kyle Lewis added a solo shot and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Sunday. The surging Mariners won their fifth straight and 10th of 13 after an 8-19 start. Seager lined his sixth home run of the season in the first inning off Texas...

Seattle Mariners' Jose Marmolejos hits a single to score Kyle Seager during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Marmolejo's RBI single in 8th lifts Mariners over Rangers

Sep. 6, 2020 1:32 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie Jose Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning after twice leaving the bases loaded, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Saturday night. It was 2-all in the eighth before Seattle scored three times off reliever Jonathan Hernandez (5-1) before making...

Los Angeles Angels' Andrelton Simmons, front left, is tagged out by Seattle Mariners third baseman Sam Haggerty in a rundown between first and second base during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. Simmons drove in Albert Pujols with a single on the play. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

After stellar starters' duel, Mariners top Angels 2-1 in 10

Aug. 30, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Griffin Canning and Justin Dunn traded zeros for six splendid innings Sunday, two young starters fulfilling their potential in a duel that thrilled their managers. The stalemate extended into extra innings, where Tim Lopes came through for the Mariners again in his hometown ballpark....

Los Angeles Angels' Jo Adell, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Justin Upton at the plate, next to Seattle Mariners catcher Austin Nola dduring the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Adell hits first two HRs, Trout drives in 6 in Angels' rout

Aug. 30, 2020 2:01 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jo Adell hit his first two major league home runs, Mike Trout drove in six and the Los Angeles Angels set a season high in runs as they routed the Seattle Mariners 16-3 Saturday night. Angels right-hander Dylan Bundy (4-2), a subject of speculation ahead of Monday's trade deadline,...