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Seattle Mariners Pennant Chase Update

Blink and Your Mood Will Change Up and Down, Winning and Losing, Hope and Despair, yes, it’s meaningful baseball in September.  Did you forget what that felt like the past 10 years or so Seattle Mariner fans? Let’s Talk Hope As it stands at the moment the M’s are embroiled in a chase for both Wild Card spots in the American League.  They currently trail the Royals by just...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Touch Decisions For McClendon Should M’s Make Postseason

Who’s Your 25? With just over a week to go in the regular season it is time to start thinking about something that Seattle Mariner’s fans have not had to think about for quite a long time. Who should the Seattle Mariners put on their post season roster? A post season birth is a great thing and it would be a huge thing for the Mariners and their fans to once again get a taste...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Dustin Ackley out with sore ankle

With the Seattle Mariners needing to win every game to stay in the playoff race, they will need to win tonight's game without Dustin Ackley, one of their biggest offensive threats.  Bob Dutton is reporting that not only is Ackley's ankle a concern for this current game, but it could also pose a problem in the upcoming series against the Toronto Bluejays.To all why-isn&...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can The Seattle Mariners Pitching Staff Last Another Week Or Two?

With 10 games left in the season the pennant race has turned into a sprint for the two Wild Card spots in the American League. The Seattle Mariners have found themselves in unfamiliar territory. They trail the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals by a game for the second wild card spot and have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs for the first time since 2001. The pitching...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How (Un)Lucky Have The Seattle Mariners Been?

In the throes of the NFL season and endless scandals, many Seattle Mariners fans can be forgiven if they didn’t actually see Fernando Rodney walk four hitters in the 10th to lose the game to the Oakland A’s over the weekend. Although it is pretty difficult to walk four batters in one inning, Rodney hasn’t blown an inordinate number of saves over the course of the season. It’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Roenis Elias exits with elbow stiffness

Seattle Mariners rookie starting pitcher Roenis Elias exited Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third inning with left elbow stiffness, according to Root Sports Northwest:Getting word from the Mariners clubhouse. Elias left the game for precautionary reasons with left elbow stiffness. #JenM— ROOT SPORTS™ | NW (@ROOTSPORTS_NW) September 17...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners To Release Scout Involved In Jesus Montero Ice Cream Fiasco

The Seattle Mariners scout who had an ice cream sandwich delivered to Jesus Montero during a minor league game is now looking for a new job. CBS Sports reports that the Mariners plan to release Butch Baccala a month after he yelled at Montero to hustle off the field and then sent ice cream to the dugout for the 24-year-old catcher. Montero then angrily approached the stands,...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesus Montero’s ice cream buying scout has been fired

One of the most bizarre stories of the year has a conclusion. The Mariners scout who bought ice cream for Jesus Montero and sent it to the dugout, leading to an explosive confrontation, has been let go by the club according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Butch Baccala, who was promoted to the position of national cross-checker last year, was angry about Montero moving slowly on the...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  2 Comments

Mariners Injury Update: Dustin Ackley still out

The Seattle Mariners lost again to the Oakland A's on Sunday, to drop to 80-68 on the season. The Mariners got only seven hits and struck out 13 times against four A's pitchers. With 14 games remaining in the season, the Mariners are a game out in the wild card race. They played again without left fielder Dustin Ackley due to an ankle injury. #454092236 / gettyimages.comI...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners open huge home series vs. A’s

It’s September 12th, and, to the relief and perhaps surprise of Seattle Mariners fans, they will be playing a very meaningful series this weekend.  For the last time this season, the Mariners will play the Oakland A’s.  The A’s still own the first Wild Card in the American League, but their lead has been trimmed down to 1.5 games over Seattle.  It is possible with a Mariners...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Next Big Bat? When Will The M’s Take A Look At DJ Peterson?

Staggering Minor League Numbers For The Youngster Since the Seattle Mariners are embroiled in a pennant chase for the first time in what seems like forever I feel like we haven’t touched at all this fall about some of the young players working their way through the M’s minor league system. One player in particular stands out amongst the crowd is one that I am often asked about...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baby chews on Logan Morrison's ground-rule double

When little ones are hungry at the ballpark and there's not a nipple to be found, the next best thing might be anything that flies into the stands to chomp on.On Monday night, his little baby ended up with baseball and turned it into a meal after Logan Morrison sent a ground-rule double bounced into the right-field seats.The cute infant with the protective headphones got the...
Via The Other Paper
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariners catcher spills fan's beer with souvenir ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Seattle Mariners catcher Humberto Quintero accidentally knocked over a fan's cup of beer with a souvenir baseball during Sunday's game against Texas.It happened in the bottom of the second as Rangers batter J.P. Arencibia hit a foul ball into the Mariners dugout. Quintero saw the fans in the front row behind the dugout and tried to be...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero benched for season after incident with scout

SEATTLE — Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners’ organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik said on Friday that the actions of Montero and cross-checker Butch Baccala were “unacceptable” and “embarrassing” for the...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners prospect goes after scout over ice cream treat taunt

Remember Jesus Montero, the former Yankees prospect that was dealt for Michael Pineda a couple of offseasons ago? Well, he’s back in the news, and it’s not because he’s playing well. Via MiLB.com… Montero was coaching first base, and at the end of an inning, the unidentified cross-checker yelled at him to hustle off the field, according to Boise official scorer Liza Safford...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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