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June 24, 2019 - 7:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford felt his trade to Seattle would give him the opportunity to be an everyday shortstop — hopefully as part of what the Mariners hope to build long-term. His recent performance is backing up Seattle's belief in the 24-year-old. "I like his demeanor, how he's carrying...
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June 20, 2019 - 8:44 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners manager Scott Servais had an idea his struggling team was poised for a big performance. "The guys weren't real happy with how we played this last couple of days," Servais said after Seattle's 8-2 win Wednesday over the Kansas City Royals. "You could feel it in the clubhouse...
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June 19, 2019 - 9:06 am
SEATTLE (AP) — With Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals piling up the runs, Homer Bailey went on a mission Tuesday night. Merrifield had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Bailey worked into the eighth inning with 121 pitches and the Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-0. The Royals...
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June 18, 2019 - 7:46 am
SEATTLE (AP) — It might be because he's never received enough of a chance, but until this year, Jorge Soler has never been lumped in with the game's top power hitters. Maybe it's time to add him to the list. Soler hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning off Anthony Bass, and the Kansas...
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June 17, 2019 - 7:32 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Leake has found the consistency he was looking for earlier in the season. Seattle manager Scott Servais is hoping the rest of his club can do the same after the Mariners spent the past two weeks reshaping their roster and trading away a couple top power hitters. Leake...
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June 15, 2019 - 8:29 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marco Gonzales had to work hard early on, and Seattle manager Scott Servais started thinking about his bullpen. Gonzales had other ideas. The veteran left-hander pitched seven effective innings and the Mariners hit two homers in a 9-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz and C.J. Cron supplied the power for the team that leads the majors in home runs. But utility infielder Ehire Adrianza supplied the hustle and the spark in the decisive six-run sixth as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seattle got another chance in the 10th inning, and Dee Gordon ran his way to the win for the Mariners. Gordon scored on one of Minnesota's five errors, helping the Mariners beat the Twins 9-6 on Wednesday night. Seattle went 1 for 17 with runners in scoring position and left 11...
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June 12, 2019 - 7:31 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This barrage of home runs has helped propel the Minnesota Twins to the best record in baseball. There's plenty of speed to supplement the power, too, as Jorge Polanco proved again. Polanco scored the tying run on a wild pitch and Marwin Gonzalez hit the go-ahead RBI single during...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:52 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Edwin Encarnación paused at the plate and watched while his 400th homer flew toward the Mariners' bullpen beyond left field. He pumped his fists as he circled the bases while his teammates went wild for the milestone. Although Seattle's season has been mostly dismal,...
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