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Nelson Cruz Sent This Pitch To Goddamn Pluto

Nelson Cruz Sent This Pitch To Goddamn Pluto

deadspin.com Updated 17 hours ago
The Seattle Mariners wrapped up a sweep of the Oakland A’s today in the Bay Area, and the club is now first in the AL West (the A’s are weirdly twice as good on the road than at home this season, perhaps owing to the fact that their stadium is a caverno…
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  • Large human Dae-Ho Lee helps keep first-place Mariners rolling

    Large human Dae-Ho Lee helps keep first-place Mariners rolling

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Large human Dae-Ho Lee helps keep first-place Mariners rolling
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  • Boomstick bros: Cruz, Lee crush home runs

    Boomstick bros: Cruz, Lee crush home runs

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Nelson Cruz is a strong man, as evidenced again by a thunderous home run hit by the Mariners' designated hitter in the fifth inning of Wednesday's 9-8 win against the A's at Oakland Coliseum.
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  • Ponytailed A's Fan Robs Other Ponytailed A's Fan With Great Cat…

    Ponytailed A's Fan Robs Other Ponytailed A's Fan With Great Catch

    deadspin.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Fewer than 13,000 fans showed up to watch the A’s get rolled by the Mariners last night, but what they lacked in numbers they made up for in hustle, especially the dude laying out over a bunch of seats.Read more...
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  • Aces all day for MLB.TV's packed slate

    Aces all day for MLB.TV's packed slate

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Whether you prefer day games or night games, today's Major League schedule has games -- and aces -- for you. The first seven games all will begin in the afternoon, with the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg and the Mariners' Felix Hernandez among the pitcher…
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  • Martin adds surprise jolt to Mariners' power surge

    Martin adds surprise jolt to Mariners' power surge

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Leonys Martin isn't supposed to be a power hitter. Nor does he have a history of faring well against A's ace Sonny Gray. So of course it was Martin who launched a two-run homer off Gray in the third inning on Tuesday to kickstart Seattle's 8-2 victory o…
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  • Mariners crush Gray, A's as Kuma cruises

    Mariners crush Gray, A's as Kuma cruises

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Robinson Cano, Leonys Martin and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners, backing a tremendous seven-inning performance from right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma to help Seattle secure an 8-2, series-clinching victory over the A's at the Coliseum on Tuesday night.
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  • Aoki making impact despite struggles at plate

    Aoki making impact despite struggles at plate

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    The Mariners need leadoff hitter Norichika Aoki to get on base and they don't care how he does it, as long as he's out there running and bothering opposing pitchers and putting himself in position to score.
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  • Mariners Rally Against A's Bullpen for First Sweep of Season

    Mariners Rally Against A's Bullpen for First Sweep of Season

    nytimes.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Even with a four-run deficit, Nelson Cruz hollered through the dugout some words of confidence.
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  • Mariners place Zych on DL, add Johnson to 'pen

    Mariners place Zych on DL, add Johnson to 'pen

    MLB.com May 3 (yesterday)
    The Mariners placed rookie reliever Tony Zych on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff before Tuesday night's game against the A's and selected the contract of right-hander Steve Johnson from Triple-A Tacoma to replace Zych …
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  • Cano, Seattle spoil Davis' power show, top A's

    Cano, Seattle spoil Davis' power show, top A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    Robinson Cano notched three hits and scored two runs, helping the Mariners spoil a two-homer night from Khris Davis in a 4-3, series-opening victory over the A's at the Coliseum on Monday night.
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  • Royals get bats going to snap 5-game skid

    Royals get bats going to snap 5-game skid

    MLB.com May 1 (4 days ago)
    The Royals looked a lot more like themselves on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field.
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  • Miley, Seager Lead Mariners Past Royals 6-0

    Miley, Seager Lead Mariners Past Royals 6-0

    nytimes.com May 1 (5 days ago)
    Wade Miley downplayed his first career shutout, but his Mariners teammates were a bit more effusive.
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  • Martin goes 'wall' out for game-saving catch

    Martin goes 'wall' out for game-saving catch

    MLB.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Leonys Martin said he knew he had it all the way. But 38,364 fans at Safeco Field -- not to mention his Mariners teammates and manager Scott Servais -- were holding their collective breaths as the center fielder tracked down a deep drive by the Royals' …
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  • Felix flusters Royals to tie Mariners' wins mark

    Felix flusters Royals to tie Mariners' wins mark

    MLB.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    Felix Hernandez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Seth Smith belted a decisive homer to give the Mariners a 1-0 win over the Royals in Friday night's series opener at Safeco Field.
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  • Hernandez Ties Mariners Win Record With 1-0 Decision Over KC

    Hernandez Ties Mariners Win Record With 1-0 Decision Over KC

    nytimes.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    Felix Hernandez tied Jamie Moyer's franchise record for career victories at 145 in the Seattle Mariners' 1-0 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Royals' fourth straight loss.
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  • Servais plenty happy with big hits from Cano

    Servais plenty happy with big hits from Cano

    MLB.com Apr 29 (6 days ago)
    Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano hasn't hit for a high average in April, but manager Scott Servais is plenty happy with the production. Cano entered Friday leading the American League in RBIs (24) and home runs (eight).
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  • Altuve jump-starts balanced attack as Astros drop M's

    Altuve jump-starts balanced attack as Astros drop M's

    MLB.com Apr 28
    Jose Altuve ripped a home run and two doubles as the Astros snapped a three-game losing streak Wednesday with a 7-4 win over the Mariners in their series finale at Safeco Field.
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  • Altuva Paces Astros Past Seattle 7-4

    Altuva Paces Astros Past Seattle 7-4

    nytimes.com Apr 28
    Jose Altuve opened the game with his third leadoff homer of the season, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Houston Astros avoid a sweep with a 7-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.
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  • Roundup: Dustin Pedroia’s Grand Slam Powers Red Sox; Nintendo S…

    Roundup: Dustin Pedroia’s Grand Slam Powers Red Sox; Nintendo Sells Control of Mariners

    nytimes.com Apr 27
    Dustin Pedroia had a grand slam and a solo home run, David Ortiz passed two Hall of Fame Red Sox on the extra-base hitting list, and host Boston beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-4.
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  • Nintendo selling Mariners to minority owners

    Nintendo selling Mariners to minority owners

    MLB.com Apr 27
    Nintendo of America announced on Wednesday that it is selling majority interest in the Mariners to minority owners, a move that requires the approval of Major League Baseball. Longtime club CEO and chairman Howard Lincoln will retire, to be replaced by …
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  • Mariners ownership transition underway

    Mariners ownership transition underway

    MLB.com Apr 27
    Nintendo of America is planning to sell its majority interest in the Mariners to other members of its current ownership group while retaining a 10 percent stake in the team, the company announced on Wednesday. Finalization of legal contracts and Major L…
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  • Cano's 6 RBIs, Karns' gem powers Mariners

    Cano's 6 RBIs, Karns' gem powers Mariners

    Nathan Karns delivered his best outing in a Mariners uniform and Robinson Cano had a night to remember in more ways than one. The result was an 11-1 victory for Seattle over Houston and reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel on Tu…
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  • Kratz presed into action to spare Astros' bullpen

    Kratz presed into action to spare Astros' bullpen

    MLB.com Apr 27
    The last thing a manager wants to do is put a position player on the mound, but it became a necessary evil for A.J. Hinch of the Astros in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 11-1 loss to the Mariners at Safeco Field.
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  • Cishek's offseason mechanical tweaks pay off

    Cishek's offseason mechanical tweaks pay off

    MLB.com Apr 26
    One of the reasons the Mariners have a winning record this year is that their bullpen has righted itself. One of the key members of that crew, closer Steve Cishek, has righted himself, too.
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  • Taijuan Walker Strikes Out 11 as Mariners Beat Astros 3-2

    Taijuan Walker Strikes Out 11 as Mariners Beat Astros 3-2

    nytimes.com Apr 26
    Taijuan Walker tied his career-high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings, Leonys Martin and Kyle Seager hit solo homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Monday night for their eighth win in 11 games.
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  • Miley Posts His 1st Win for Mariners, Beats Pujols, Angels

    Miley Posts His 1st Win for Mariners, Beats Pujols, Angels

    Wade Miley overcame a shaky first inning that included a home by slumping Albert Pujols to post his first victory in a Mariners uniform, helping Seattle beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-4 Sunday.
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  • Video - Cano On Turning The Perfect Double Play 03:47

    Cano On Turning The Perfect Double Play

    Feb 28
    Mariners 2B Robinson Cano demonstrates why he is one of the best in the world at turning double plays.
  • Video - King Felix Ready To Lead Mariners To Postseason 02:56

    King Felix Ready To Lead Mariners To Postseason

    Feb 27
    2010 AL Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez talks about Seattle's improved starting rotation, the acquisition of Nelson Cruz and their playoff hopes.
  • Video - Mariners Questions In Spring Training 02:18

    Mariners Questions In Spring Training

    Feb 27
    Whether Austin Jackson can bounce back and improve the Mariners' attack is one of the most important questions for the team this spring.
  • Video - A-Rod: A Pariah's Return 05:50

    A-Rod: A Pariah's Return

    Feb 21
    At age 39, Alex Rodriguez is back on the Yankees' roster after a record-setting 162-game suspension. T.J. Quinn reports on the troubling memories and burning questions that surround Rodriguez's return from season-long exile, even among some allies.