If this was James Paxton’s swan song for 2017, he ended as Felix Hernandez did the night before with a solid showing and a bittersweet reminder of what might have been had Seattle’s top two pitchers stayed healthy through a frustrating season.
Two former A’s — Yonder Alonso and Danny Valencia — provided big blasts to power the Mariners to a 6-3 win in Oakland on Tuesday night.
Felix Hernandez pitched what he said will be his final game of the season on Monday as he closed out a frustrating campaign on a high note with six strong innings in Seattle’s 7-1 victory over the A’s.
Seven days after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, wreaking destruction and wiping out power to the entire island, Mariners closer Edwin Diaz finally spoke to his parents on Monday for the first time.
The A’s will host the Mariners for their final home night game of 2017 on Tuesday night. A’s right-hander Daniel Mengden, carrying a 16-inning scoreless streak, will face off with Mariners lefty James Paxton.
The Mariners cruised to a 7-1 series-opening victory in Oakland on Monday night, slugging four home runs — including two off the bat of Mitch Haniger — to snap the A’s seven-game winning streak.
Jean Segura is still ailing from a sprained middle finger sustained during the Mariners’ 11-4 loss to the Indians on Saturday and remains day to day, according to Mariners manager Scott Servais.
Daniel Gossett gets the nod on Monday when the A’s open a series at the Coliseum against the Mariners, who turn to veteran Felix Hernandez.
Jose Ramirez slugged a home run to right-center field to lead off the sixth inning and Corey Kluber struck out 10 over seven innings, his 15th double-digit strikeout game of the season, becoming the American League’s first 18-game winner as the Indians edged the Mariners, 4-2, at Safeco Field on Sunday.
The Mariners dim shot at sneaking into the American League Wild Card Game was thwarted for good on Sunday, as the Mariners’ 4-2 loss to the Indians, along with the Twins’ 10-4 win over Detroit, mathematically eliminated them from postseason contention.
Mariners reliever Tony Zych, who had been attempting to return after being sidelined since Aug. 19 with a right elbow issue, instead will be shut down for the final week of the season, manager Scott Servais said on Saturday.
Two of the hottest pitchers on their respective teams go toe to toe on Sunday, as Seattle’s Mike Leake faces Cleveland’s Corey Kluber to cap off a three-game series between the Mariners and the Indians at Safeco Field. The Tribe is 1 1/2 games ahead of the Astros for the best record in the American […]