| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:59 PM
SEATTLE -- Angels ace Jered Weaver had gotten the best of Seattle ace Felix Hernandez for the bulk of their first nine head-to-head battles, but the Mariners right-hander was a winner by knockout in Round 10 Saturday night.
Hernandez gave up seven...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, Sunday in Safeco Field, but they didn't go down without a fight … among themselves.
Struggling right-hander Joe Blanton knocked a water cooler off the bench and snapped at pitching...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, Sunday at Safeco Field, but they didn’t go down without a fight — among themselves.
Struggling right-hander Joe Blanton and pitching coach Mike Butcher had to be restrained...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:08 PM
(Statistics through Friday's games; last week's rankings in parentheses):
DECLARING THEIR INDEPENDENCE
1. PITTSBURGH Fireworks show: First-place Pirates hit 14 HRs in seven games, all wins. (2)
2. TEXAS Hot as a firecracker: Rangers sweep Cards,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:13 AM
It's always amazing how the pursuit of a foul ball at a baseball game will turn some grown men into idiots. Case in point: an unidentified man at Wednesday's Chicago-Seattle game at Safeco Field in Seattle.
The Mariners were trailing the White Sox, 5-1,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Philip Humber knows perfection eludes him, as it does everyone.
Humber has been starting his days in Florida by pulling out his Kindle, burying his head in his locker and reading "The Cure,'' by John S. Lynch. It's a novel...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles wanted to re-sign left-hander Joe Saunders, who played a significant role in the team's playoff run, but on Thursday evening the 31-year-old reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners.
Saunders, who was 3-3 with a 3.63...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Now that former Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders has reportedly agreed to terms with the Mariners on a one-year deal, we know who is not going to be in Sarasota when spring training opens next week.
Right-hander Jair Jurrjens could be on that list, too....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
How much is a good closer worth?
Well, the Orioles believe $6.5 million. That’s what Jim Johnson will receive for 2013 after notching a league-leading and franchise best 51 saves last year.
Who knows if the 29-year-old Johnson will be able to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My guess is I am averaging about five questions a day for the past two weeks on the Orioles' pursuit of left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders. Pretty incredible considering when the Orioles dealt reliever Matt Lindstrom to Arizona for Saunders last August, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Trayvon Robinson was on the other side of the Orioles’ greatest example of resilience last season.
Then an outfielder for the Mariners, he entered Seattle’s game against the Orioles on Sept. 18 in the ninth inning. He went on to play another...
| May 27, 2013
| 1:09 PM
2B Nick Franklin (Lake Brantley), a first-round pick by the Seattle Mariners in the 2009 amateur draft, was promoted to the major leagues for the first time Monday.
He was not in the starting lineup for an afternoon game against the San Diego Padres...