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Mariners' Unsworth leads RSA past New Zealand

Mariners' Unsworth leads RSA past New Zealand

MLB.com Updated Feb 10 (4 days ago)
Mariners prospect Dylan Unsworth pitched eight shutout innings, scattering two hits, to put South Africa into the winner's bracket on the first day of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier with a 7-1 win over New Zealand at Blacktown International Sports…
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  • Hit the road: Mariners' truck heads to camp

    Hit the road: Mariners' truck heads to camp

    MLB.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)
    The surest clue that baseball season is near? How about the Mariners' fully loaded equipment truck pulling out of Safeco Field on Wednesday to begin the three-day haul to Peoria, Ariz., to set up camp.
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  • Mariners looking for rebound seasons from 7

    Mariners looking for rebound seasons from 7

    MLB.com Feb 8 (6 days ago)
    As the countdown begins to the start of Spring Training, it's time to zero in on what to expect when the Mariners gather in Peoria, Ariz., for the first time under manager Scott Servais. We'll look at all the moves made by new general manager Jerry Dipo…
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  • Mariners expect big things from young Boog

    Mariners expect big things from young Boog

    MLB.com Feb 4
    When new Mariners skipper Scott Servais and general manager Jerry Dipoto preach to their players this season about the need to control the strike zone, work pitchers and ultimately do whatever to get on base more often, they'll find a ready pupil in Boo…
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  • Five things to know about new Mariners slugger Dae-ho Lee

    Five things to know about new Mariners slugger Dae-ho Lee

    The Seattle Mariners finally moved forward on long-rumored plans to sign Korean slugger Dae-ho Lee on Wednesday after the 33-year-old passed a physical with the club Tuesday. Lee agreed to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training wi…
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  • Cishek ready to return to closer's role

    Cishek ready to return to closer's role

    MLB.com Feb 1
    Of the many newcomers dotting the Mariners' roster for the upcoming season, the one with the most pressure to perform might be Steve Cishek. And that's just fine with the sidearming right-hander, who leaped at the chance to sign with Seattle once he hea…
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  • Iannetta excited to flip sides in AL West

    Iannetta excited to flip sides in AL West

    MLB.com Jan 31
    Having played the past four seasons with the division-rival Angels, Chris Iannetta is plenty familiar with the Mariners. And as he toured Safeco Field and took part in the weekend's FanFest, the veteran catcher wasted no time acclimating himself to his …
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  • Dipoto believes Mariners will be contenders

    Dipoto believes Mariners will be contenders

    MLB.com Jan 28
    New general manager Jerry Dipoto didn't waste any time restructuring the Mariners' roster this offseason, engineering 11 trades and five Major League free-agent signings since replacing Jack Zduriencik last September.
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  • McKay opts for hands-on role with Mariners

    McKay opts for hands-on role with Mariners

    MLB.com Jan 28
    To paraphrase the late, great Yogi Berra, the new Mariners regime is making bold efforts to show its players that 90 percent of Seattle baseball is now mental, with the other half being physical.
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  • Quietly efficient offseason helps 3 teams cement contender stat…

    Quietly efficient offseason helps 3 teams cement contender status

    MLB.com Jan 24
    With much of the attention being doled out to the teams who spent the most money, several clubs have had really good below-the-radar winters. While the Yankees, Mariners and Blue Jays have refrained from chasing big-name free agents this offseason, they…
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  • Four new Mariners slated to attend FanFest

    Four new Mariners slated to attend FanFest

    MLB.com Jan 21
    Catchers Chris Iannetta and Steve Clevenger, center fielder Leonys Martin and closer Steve Cishek -- four of the key newcomers for the 2016 Mariners -- will be among the players featured at the team's 18th annual FanFest on Jan. 30-31 at Safeco Field.
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  • Ishikawa getting a fresh start with Seattle

    Ishikawa getting a fresh start with Seattle

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Next month, Travis Ishikawa will continue his series of fresh starts when he reports to Spring Training with the Mariners. Since his stretch of 10 consecutive seasons In the Giants' system ended in 2011, he has played for six different organizations, in…
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  • Mariners' Sucre breaks leg in Venezuelan League

    Mariners' Sucre breaks leg in Venezuelan League

    MLB.com Jan 18
    Mariners pitchers and catchers are due to report to Spring Training in just over a month, and it appears the club will be without Jesus Sucre for the start of camp after the 27-year-old backstop broke a bone in his right leg during a playoff game in the…
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  • Source: Mariners sign Ishikawa to Minors deal

    Source: Mariners sign Ishikawa to Minors deal

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Travis Ishikawa, an eight-year Major League first baseman who starred in the 2014 National League Championship Series for the Giants, has signed a Minor League deal with the Mariners with an invitation to big league camp, according to a source. The club…
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  • Own a Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman snow rescue bobblehead

    Own a Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman snow rescue bobblehead

    yahoo.com Jan 14
    'Tis the season for both major league and minor league baseball teams to release their promotional schedule for the upcoming season. As is the case every year, the promotions are ranging from simple and poignant, such as the Seattle Mariners announcing …
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  • SoE: 5 secretly awesome offseasons

    SoE: 5 secretly awesome offseasons

    MLB.com Jan 13
    Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto, Marlins president Michael Hill and A's president Billy Beane have flown under the radar.
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  • Wilhelmsen's Rangers deal next step on journey

    Wilhelmsen's Rangers deal next step on journey

    MLB.com Jan 13
    Right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen was a closer for much of his time with the Mariners. One of his 67 Major League saves was the final inning of a six-pitcher no-hitter started by Kevin Millwood against the Dodgers on June 8, 2012.
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  • Mariners add righty Wieland in swap with LA

    Mariners add righty Wieland in swap with LA

    MLB.com Jan 12
    Joe Wieland, a 25-year-old right-hander who has started nine Major League games over the past three seasons, was acquired by the Mariners from the Dodgers on Tuesday in a trade for Minor League infielder Erick Mejia.
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  • Mariners Welcome Back Griffey, Retiring No. 24 on All Levels

    Mariners Welcome Back Griffey, Retiring No. 24 on All Levels

    Ken Griffey Jr. paused and for a moment the joking stopped. Junior became thoughtful and reflective about the idea of his No. 24 hanging next to Jackie Robinson's No. 42 as the only numbers retired at Safeco Field.
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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.