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Walker pitches another strong outing in Arizona Fall League

Walker pitches another strong outing in Arizona Fall League

MLB.com Updated Oct 13
Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker made his second straight strong start in the Arizona Fall League with five innings of one-run ball as the Surprise Saguaros lost a 7-4 decision to Salt River on Monday in Surprise, Ariz. Walker, regarded as one of th…
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  • Report: Mariners owners vetoed offseason signing of Nelson Cruz

    Report: Mariners owners vetoed offseason signing of Nelson Cruz

    yahoo.com Oct 10
    Sometimes it's the move a team doesn't make that causes it to look back with the biggest relief or most regret. In the case of the 2014 Seattle Mariners, it sounds like regret after Bob Dutton of the News Tribune reported the team had a one-year deal in…
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  • Hultzen to take winter off after trying season

    Hultzen to take winter off after trying season

    MLB.com Sep 30
    Danny Hultzen, who missed the season after shoulder surgery, threw well Tuesday in his third instructional league outing of the past few weeks. The left-hander will be shut down until next spring, Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said, addressin…
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  • Mariners enter offseason with fewer areas of need

    Mariners enter offseason with fewer areas of need

    MLB.com Sep 30
    Lloyd McClendon would love to be heading to work at the ballpark on Wednesday instead of flying home to Indiana to begin his offseason, but the Mariners manager knows how far his club came this year and is already brainstorming ways to get better in 201…
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  • Mariners activate Montero off suspended list

    Mariners activate Montero off suspended list

    ESPN.com Sep 29
    The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment.
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  • The Mariners missed the playoffs, but they're still celebrating…

    The Mariners missed the playoffs, but they're still celebrating in Seattle

    The Seattle Mariners didn't make the playoffs, but you wouldn't know it by how they were celebrating in Seattle. The surprising Seattle Mariners were still alive for postseason contention entering play Sunday. They didn't make it, of course. The Oakland…
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  • Last-Day Results Avert Need for Tiebreakers

    Last-Day Results Avert Need for Tiebreakers

    nytimes.com Sep 28
    The outcome of baseball’s final regular-season games ended the Seattle Mariners’ postseason hopes and prevented what could have been as many as three unplanned games from being played Monday.
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  • Hernandez secures AL ERA title, but M's done

    Hernandez secures AL ERA title, but M's done

    ESPN.com Sep 28
    Felix Hernandez threw five shutout innings to secure the American League ERA title, but the Seattle Mariners were eliminated from the postseason despite a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
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  • Gray's shutout puts A's in AL Wild Card Game

    Gray's shutout puts A's in AL Wild Card Game

    MLB.com Sep 28
    With the A's needing a win or a Mariners loss to punch their ticket to the American League Wild Card Game, Sonny Gray delivered a shutout of the Rangers for a 4-0 victory on Sunday at Globe Life Park.
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  • The Grand Slam: A's one win away from capturing final playoff s…

    The Grand Slam: A's one win away from capturing final playoff spot

    yahoo.com Sep 27
    The Oakland A's are one victory or one Seattle Mariners loss away from clinching a third straight playoff berth and avoiding an epic collapse. Oakland moved to the cusp with a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers, which also snapped a three-game losing streak…
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  • M's stay alive; O's loss gives L.A. home field

    M's stay alive; O's loss gives L.A. home field

    Kendrys Morales, Michael Saunders and Dustin Ackley homered against Jered Weaver, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night to remain in the hunt for a playoff spot.
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  • Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secure

    Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secure

    MLB.com Sep 26
    The Angels locked up the best record in the Majors and home-field advantage throughout the postseason prior to Friday's series opener against the Mariners by virtue of the Orioles' 4-2 loss to the Blue Jays earlier in the day.
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  • M's stay in hunt as Morrison goes deep twice

    M's stay in hunt as Morrison goes deep twice

    Logan Morrison hit two home runs, Mike Zunino also connected and the Seattle Mariners kept their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 Thursday.
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  • Mark Buehrle 7th pitcher since 1901 to throw 200 innings 14 str…

    Mark Buehrle 7th pitcher since 1901 to throw 200 innings 14 straight seasons

    yahoo.com Sep 25
    If they ever give Mark Buehrle of the Toronto Blue Jays a nickname, "Mr. Durable" sounds about right. Well, it sounds kind of boring, but it would be accurate. Buehrle surpassed the 200 inning mark for the 14th consecutive season in a 1-0 vict…
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  • With Chance To Gain Ground, Mariners Lose In Agonizing Fashion

    With Chance To Gain Ground, Mariners Lose In Agonizing Fashion

    deadspin.com Sep 25
    The Seattle Mariners weren't going to make the playoffs this season. Going into yesterday's games, they were three back of both the Royals and A's for the final wild card playoff slot, with five games left to play. ESPN's playoff odds calculator gave th…
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  • Video - Mariners Fall Short In Playoff Bid 00:42

    Mariners Fall Short In Playoff Bid

    Sep 28
    Felix Hernandez struck out seven batters over 5 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Mariners past the Angels 4-1. With the Athletics' win, the Mariners fell short in their bid to make the playoffs.
  • Video - Mariners Stay Alive With Walk-Off 01:12

    Mariners Stay Alive With Walk-Off

    Sep 27
    Austin Jackson drove in the winning run in the 11th to lift the Mariners to a 2-1 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Mariners Hold Off Angels 01:06

    Mariners Hold Off Angels

    Sep 26
    The Mariners beat the Angels 4-3 to keep their wild-card hopes alive.
  • Video - M's Keep Playoff Hopes Alive 00:59

    M's Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

    Sep 25
    The Mariners defeated the Blue Jays 7-5 and remain alive in the hunt for the final wild-card spot.

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