| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 AM
SEATTLE – Hitting his 30th home run of the season means something to Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, he’s not going to lie.
But what really matters is when it happened and what it means to this surprising season.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:31 PM
Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma recorded his first Major League win as a starting pitcher Monday with a club rookie record 13-strikeout performance as the Mariners beat the Blue Jays 4-1 at Safeco Field.
The victory was the fifth straight for Seattle, which...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:50 PM
(This story was written by Greg Johns, a reporter for MLB.com)
The Mariners didn't need Felix Hernandez to be perfect Tuesday night, but he was awfully good once again. Good enough, it turns out, to pitch Seattle to its seventh straight win, 5-1, over...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 7:32 PM
That pitch that got away from A.J. Pierzynski to end Phil Humber's perfect game Saturday? The same pitch that Michael Saunders and John Jaso couldn't lay off earlier in the ninth?
Those were sliders, wicked, wicked sliders.
"Hard, sharp and quick," said...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 8:20 PM
SEATTLE — For only a few seconds Saturday, Philip Humber's perfect game bid was out of his hands.
"Go get it," Humber said as catcher A.J. Pierzynski chased down an errant slider that pinch-hitter Brendan Ryan was ruled to have swung at. "Throw him...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
After the Angels bullpen lost three games in Kansas City during the Royals' final at-bat, Manager Mike Scioscia promised to "sort some things out." Tuesday he announced the results of that sorting process, taking the role of closer away from......
| May 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Scratching Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Sunday wasn't the only lineup change Angels Manager Mike Scioscia made. Outfielder Vernon Wells, who has hit fourth or fifth all season, was dropped to the No. 6 spot while Howie Kendrick was......
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila's two-run home run backed seven strong innings by Justin Verlander as the Tigers took down the Rays, 5-2, to open a four-game series.
Verlander (19-5) allowed one run on three hits and three walks while fanning eight in the right-hander's...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:28 PM
The only thing left to play for at the end of another season in the American League East cellar is a moment like this:
Catcher Matt Wieters slammed a two-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night to give the Orioles a 4-...
| May 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Alex Avila hit a pair of homers, including the go-ahead, two-run blast in the bottom of the eighth inning, boosting Detroit to a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay.
Avila belted a solo homer to right off Wade Davis in the sixth inning, getting the Tigers within a...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 6:14 PM
It's too early to make any bold proclamations about what has been a surprising season for the Mariners, but one quality has become increasingly present: They fight to the end in every game.
Take Saturday's 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay before a sun-splashed...