For three innings, Erasmo Ramirez looked strong Tuesday in his return to the Mariners’ rotation. Then things got sideways with a pair of long home runs and a quick hook from manager Scott Servais, but it’s not surprising the 27-year-old would run out of gas early.
The Mariners jumped on the scoreboard early, then weathered a rally by the Rangers to claim an 8-7 win Tuesday at Globe Life Park and earn their fourth consecutive win.
The Mariners and Rangers close out their three-game series Wednesday with Ariel Miranda facing Andrew Cashner at Globe Life Park.
With Jerry Dipoto, it’s more surprising when he doesn’t make trades, it seems. But after engineering three deals in the previous 11 days, the Mariners ultra-active general manager stayed pat at Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline.
As the calendar turns to August, the Mariners face a difficult stretch of road games that has been staring them in the face since the 2017 Major League Baseball schedule came out last winter.
Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger, who took a 95-mph fastball from Mets ace Jacob deGrom off the face on Saturday, could return within two weeks, general manager Jerry Dipoto said Monday.
The first game for the Mariners and Rangers post-Trade Deadline will feature a shakeup, as Yu Darvish had been scheduled to start for Texas in Tuesday night’s matchup at Globe Life Park. Seattle counters with the recently reacquired Erasmo Ramirez.
The Mariners might not have acquired a big-name starter at Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but they discovered a little more of how important new reliever David Phelps can be, as the right-hander unleashed a dominant outing and got the win in a 6-4 victory over the Rangers.
Robinson Cano’s two-run single in the top of the ninth off reliever Alex Claudio lifted the Mariners to a 6-4 victory over the Rangers in Monday’s opener of a three-game set at Globe Life Park.
Mariners southpaw James Paxton closed out an overpowering July with two dominant wins, leading to him earning co-Player of the Week honors in the American League on Monday.
A pair of veteran starting pitchers with multiple All-Star appearances under their belts face one another on Monday, as Seattle’s Felix Hernandez and Texas’ Cole Hamels toe the rubber for the first game of a three-game series between the Mariners and Rangers at the Globe Life Park in Arlington.
James Paxton capped a near-perfect month with his franchise-record sixth win in July on Sunday, striking out eight over six shutout innings in the Mariners’ 8-0 win over the Mets. The victory secured a series win for the Mariners, moving them back to .500.