4-21-14: Seattle Mariners had gotten off to a good start but have since cooled off losing six straight games. Newly acquired Robinson can know if his first home run of the season on April 17. Through the first three weeks of the season Canoas not been tearing the cover off the ball so to speak. He's hitting just .268 with only one Homer and eight RBIs. Before the much-anticipated return to the Bronx for Robinson Cano the Mariners will face Houston Astros and Texas Rangers.
4-14-14: The Mariners have cooled down a bit since their three-game sweep over the L.A. Angels to start the year, but they’re still second in the AL West at 6-5. Chris Young was fantastic in his first start in nearly two years on Sunday, twirling six shutout innings against Oakland, while allowing just four hits while striking out two. Robinson Cano’s solid start continues, as the lefty is hitting .333 (.417 OBP).
4-7-14: Seattle was cooking following a sweep over the L.A. Angels to begin the year, but things cooled a bit over the weekend as the M’s dropped two out of three to the A’s. Robinson Cano will make his home debut at Safeco Field Tuesday as the Mariners face the Angels, once again. The $240 million man has gotten off to a blazing start, hitting .391 (.500 OBP). Justin Smoak and Dustin Ackley are also enjoying decent starts at the plate, which is surely a welcome sign for the franchise, as the two have been major disappointments to this point in their respective careers.
4-1-14: Seattle surprised many in the offseason by landing the winter’s premier free agent, Robinson Cano. Cano delivered in his Mariners debut in Anaheim Monday, collecting a pair of hits along with a walk as the Mariners thrashed the Angels, 10-3. Seattle scored six times in the 9th to break it open on a three-run home run by Justin Smoak and a three-run triple by Dustin Ackley in what ended up being an exciting opener for Seattle fans.
3-27-14: The Seattle Mariners released starting pitcher Scott Baker, giving in to the right handed starting pitchers request, and will join a growing list of available pitchers looking for a job before Opening Day. Baker is two full seasons removed from his last substantial season in the Major Leagues, a 2011 campaign with the Twins where Baker posted a 3.14 ERA in 134.2 IP for the Minnesota Twins. Seattle also released Randy Wolf at his request as they inch closer to finalizing a 25 man roster for Opening Day 2014. The Mariners continue to look for starting pitching, possibly a right handed power bat to help Robinson Cano in the middle of the order, and still remain in contact with DH and first basemen Kendrys Morales as we inch closer and closer to Opening Day 2014 in Safeco Field.
3-20-14: The Seattle Mariners would be going for the best record in the Cactus League playoffs if there were such a thing with one of the best records in all of spring training. The Mariners also have one of the best run differentials in the league with a 9-1 road record in camp. This is all before the Mariners potentially bring back DH and first basemen Kendrys Morales, who has been linked to a return to Seattle recently. Hisashi Iwakuma has been cleared to resume a throwing program after battling a finger injury this spring so that is good news for the Seattle Cano's heading into 2014.
3-14-14: The Mariners held a secret bullpen session in which injured pitcher Taijuan Walker threw 25 pitches. It was Walker's first throws since February 28th, and all seemed well. According to MLB.com, Walker is number 6 ranked prospect overall. The bullpen session was closed to the media, and he is expected to up his throws to 40 in the next go-round.
3-13-14: The Seattle Mariners may be one of the most exciting teams to watch this spring, making Mariners tickets hard to come by, with all the new additions surrounding the team. The Mariners have added Robinson Cano, Logan Morrison, Fernando Rodney, Corey Hart and others to the team and the on the field product has reaped the benefits with a strong spring record in the Cactus League this season.
3-12-14: The Seattle Mariners have expressed interest in White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo, thanks to a tip from Robinson Cano. In 2014, Viciedo had a .265 batting average, 14 home runs, and 56 RBI's. The Mariners have shortstop Nick Franklin to dangle in a trade, although he'll likely be heading to the Mets or the Rays.
3-11-14: After a root canal procedure which forced him out of 4 games, Robinson Cano returned to the Mariners on Monday vs the Kansas City Royals. The Mariners won 8-2 and Cano went 3-3 at the plate and helped Seattle turn a double play. The Mariners also got Omar Infante back from a shoulder injury.
3-5-14: Newcomer Robinson Cano had some choice words for his former ball club the New York Yankees when he reported to spring training for his new team the Seattle Mariners. Yankees hitting coach Kevin long criticized Cano for his lack of hustle particular Lee running out of the box towards first space. Robinson Cano and his manager made it known that they did not appreciate the comments coming from the Yankees camp. In other news for Seattle the ballclub avoided arbitration with first baseman Justin Smoak, by agreeing to a one year deal worth over $2 million.
3-4-14: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager, whom has been out of commission the past few days with a jammed finger on his right hand is expected to rejoin the action for today's game vs the LA Dodgers. Seager had a .260 batting average with 22 home runs and 69 RBI's during the 2013 season.
1-24-14: The Seattle Mariners made what is quite possible the biggest move of the offseason when they signed one of the top 5 players in all of baseball, Robinson Cano to an enormous contract for 10 years and $240. With Cano in the batting order the Mariners now have a franchise player to build around to go along with a very, very good pitching staff headed by Felix Hernandez.
1-7-14: The Seattle Mariners are preparing for a big upcoming season as they've added superstar second baseman Robinson Cano. In smaller news the Mariners have also retained outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on a one-year contract worth $1 million. Gutierrez is taking an extreme pay cut since he only appeared in just 41 games last year. Last year he made over $7 million. The Mariners of also re-signed catcher Humberto Quintero to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.
12/9/13: The Seattle Mariners perhaps made the biggest splash of the entire off-season this Fars baseball is concerned as they landed former Yankee second baseman Robinson Cano. You know in the Mariners agreed on a 10 year contract with $240 million. It is unclear how many teams were willing to give connote the 10 year deal but we know that the Yankees or not. I know when his camp were very public about the fact that they wanted a 10 year deal in the $240 million range and it seems that Seattle was the only Suiter. It could be a long season for the Mariners and their newly acquired second baseman if they're unable to add more pieces around their price acquisition. The Mariners won only 71 games last year and play in one of the toughest divisions in the American League.
8/20/13 - The Seattle Mariners are in third place of the American League West division with a record of 57 – 67. The Mariners have not made the playoffs in several years and being 14.5 games back it looks like another off-season will begin come October. The Mariners have struggled scoring runs and are -87 and run differential on the season and they also ranked 17th overall in runs scored with 494 on the season. This week the Mariners will travel to Oakland to face the Oakland Athletics. Felix Fernandez has managed to WinPro games with an ERA of 2.47. He is also struck out 182 batters and walked only 38. Last night, the Mariners lost to the A's 2-1 on a walk-off home run off the bat of Brandon Moss
8/6/13 - The Seattle Mariners are 12.5 games out of first place. They have also lost seven of their last 10 games. Starting this week they will have a series against the American League East's Toronto Blue Jays.
7/18/13 - Seattle Mariners are 43 – 52 and are currently in fourth place in the American League West division. After the break they will go to Houston to take on the Astros. Offensively the mariners are led by Raul Ibanez with his 24 home runs and 56 RBIs. After signing a huge contract starting pitcher Felix Fernandez has had a good first half of the season, with a record of 10 – 4 and an ERA of 2.53. Hernandez has struck out 140 batters in 138.2 innings pitched. Heading into the All-Star break the Mariners won three straight games. The Mariners are 6-4 in their last ten games.
7/7/13 - Pitchers Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma were selected for the American League all-star team for this year's midsummer classic at New York's Citi Field.
6/11/13 - The Seattle Mariners are in third place at 28 – 37, 11 games out of first place. This off-season the Mariners signed Felix Hernandez to a huge contract and he has yet to disappoint. At 7-4 with an ERA of 2.49 he gives The Mariners a legitimate chance to win each time he takes the hill. Most recently the Mariners lost three out of four to the New York Yankees and now will face the Houston Astros at home. In order to make a playoff push this team will have to turn itself around by the All-Star break.