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  • Cliff Lee Throws Complete Game

    Cliff Lee Throws Complete Game
    Cliff Lee struck out seven in a six-hitter and the Seattle Mariners beat Cincinnati 1-0 on Friday night to knock the Reds out of first place in the NL Central. Lee (5-3) earned his fifth career shutout and first since Sept. 15 for Philadelphia against...
  • Mariners Six-Game Winning Streak Snapped

    Mariners Six-Game Winning Streak Snapped
    Marlon Byrd(notes) caught himself mid-sentence. He wasn't about to portray any doubt. "I'm hoping we're going to put together a run. Actually, I'm not hoping. I know we're going to put together a run before the All-Star break," the Cubs center fielder...
  • Brewers Use Long Ball to Beat Mariners

    Brewers Use Long Ball to Beat Mariners
    It took more than a month in the big leagues for Jonathan Lucroy to finally get that first home run he's been waiting half his life for. The rookie catcher called up in May finally hit one out, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 win over the Seattle...
  • Mariners Sign Sweeney to Minor League Deal

    Mariners Sign Sweeney to Minor League Deal
    Five-time All-Star Mike Sweeney is back with the Mariners. And he's a long shot. Again. The 15-year veteran was told in 1999 he wouldn't stick with the Kansas City Royals. He was told in 2008 he wouldn't make the Oakland Athletics. He was told by...
  • Mariners Milton Bradley Arrives at Camp

    Mariners Milton Bradley Arrives at Camp
    The dugout tantrum. The confrontations with umpires. The run-ins with fans and media members. That was not the Milton Bradley on display Monday at the Seattle Mariners' spring training complex. Bradley was greeted warmly by new teammates, including a...
  • Mariners Keep Sweeney, Waive Garko

    Mariners Keep Sweeney, Waive Garko
    According to multiple reports, Mike Sweeney has made the Mariners roster in favor of Ryan Garko. Unexpectedly, the M's are opting to place Garko on waivers, rather than optioning him to AAA.
  • Sweeney Hits Game Winner

    Sweeney Hits Game Winner
    Designated hitter Mike Sweeney's RBI double in the ninth inning gave the Seattle Mariners a come-from-behind 7-6 win over the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium. Milton Bradley finished 3-for-3 with a double, stolen base and a run scored. He is now...
  • Garko Claimed Off Waivers by Rangers

    Garko Claimed Off Waivers by Rangers
    The Seattle Mariners have announced infielder Ryan Garko has been claimed off waivers by Texas. They have also optioned left-hander Garrett Olson to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners' announcements Thursday mean five-time All-Star and camp longshot Mike...
  • Mariners' Cliff Lee Placed on DL

    Mariners' Cliff Lee Placed on DL
    Seattle Mariners ace Cliff Lee was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with an abdominal strain, an expected move given the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner's health troubles this spring. Lee is still only throwing on flat ground, which he did...
  • Mariners Rally Fizzles in the 9th, Lose Third Straight

    Mariners Rally Fizzles in the 9th, Lose Third Straight
    The Oakland Athletics don't look like last season's AL West bottom-feeder anymore. They have a little winning streak already, a rarity for this club a year ago. The A's delivered strong pitching, aggressive baserunning, timely hitting and two downright...
  • Mariners Beat A's in Dramatic Fashion

    Mariners Beat A's in Dramatic Fashion
    Milton Bradley got a much-needed boost for himself and the Seattle Mariners with one big swing Tuesday night. Bradley hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to power Seattle to a much-needed 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Doug Fister (1-1)...