Iwakuma's $7M option for '15 vested by Mariners
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Hisashi Iwakuma had his $7 million contract option for the 2015 season vested by the Mariners on Thursday, as expected, meaning the standout right-hander will return for his fourth season with the club next year.Upvote Share Tweet
The Toronto Blue Jays claimed Seattle Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 13Mariners 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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 10Sometimes 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Hultzen to take winter off after trying seasonMLB.com Sep 30Danny 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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Mariners activate Montero off suspended listESPN.com Sep 29The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment.Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Last-Day Results Avert Need for Tiebreakersnytimes.com Sep 28The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Hernandez secures AL ERA title, but M's doneESPN.com Sep 28Felix 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Gray's shutout puts A's in AL Wild Card GameMLB.com Sep 28With 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.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 27The 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…Upvote Share TweetKendrys 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secureMLB.com Sep 26The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
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