Blake Snell (1-6, 4.78 ERA) will face his hometown Mariners opposite Yovani Gallardo (5-8, 5.84 ERA) as the Rays and Mariners conclude a three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field, with Seattle seeking a sweep and fifth consecutive win overall.
More often than not this year, it seems the Mariners are riding some kind of streak. When they’ve come across the Rays, they’ve been at their hottest.
Mitch Haniger and Nelson Cruz brought the boom Saturday night as the Mariners defeated the Rays, 7-6, at Tropicana Field.
Erasmo Ramirez got some payback against his old teammates with a quality start, and Nelson Cruz made his mark with two doubles and a tape-measure home run to lead the Mariners’ 7-1 win over the Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field.
Beat reporter Greg Johns answers’ fans questions in a new edition of the Mariners Inbox.
The Mariners open a 12-game East Coast road trip on Friday at Tampa Bay with a familiar face in Erasmo Ramirez squaring off against his former Rays club. Ramirez will take the hill in the opener of a three-game set at Tropicana Field between two teams fighting to stay in contention in the American League […]
Mariners center fielder Guillermo Heredia was removed from Wednesday’s 7-6 win over the Orioles after taking a 91-mph fastball from Ubaldo Jimenez off his right forearm in the fifth inning, but manager Scott Servais said the 26-year-old should be fine by Friday when the club opens a 12-game road trip at Tampa Bay.
Leonys Martin provided a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth to preserve a 7-6 win over the Orioles on Wednesday at Safeco Field as the Mariners finished off a tough homestand with their second straight win before heading out on a rugged 12-game East Coast road trip.
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager was sidelined for a second straight game by illness on Wednesday and manager Scott Servais isn’t sure he’ll be ready by Friday when Seattle opens a 12-game road trip at Tampa Bay.
Leonys Martin made a game-saving catch in the top of the ninth inning on Wednesday after providing what turned out to be the game-winning run with a solo homer in the sixth in a 7-6 victory over the Orioles as Seattle pulled back to .500 at 61-61 with 40 games to go in its season.
When Robinson Cano needed to come up with a nickname to wear on the back of his Mariners jersey for the inaugural Players Weekend celebration at the end of August, he dug into his Yankees past.
With their injury-riddled rotation requiring a radical approach to stay in the American League Wild Card chase, the Mariners have tried going with shorter outings for a number of unproven fill-in starters, supplemented by a rotating crew of long relievers and heavier reliance on the bullpen.