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Felix Hernandez knew his historic stretch of pitching production wouldn't last forever.
With six weeks remaining in the regular season and the Mariners in contention for their first playoff berth since 2001, Major League Baseball has granted permission for the club to begin offering tickets to potential postseason games at Safeco Field.
Mike Zunino was 0-for-17 before getting two hits and driving in two runs. The Mariners have won 11 of their last 14. Iwakuma was masterful while allowing four hits and no walks.
The Philadelphia Phillies found out for the first time what most of baseball already knows - Hisashi Iwakuma is pretty darn good.
Right fielder Michael Saunders went 0-for-3 with two walks for Triple-A Tacoma in Monday's 6-2 victory at Round Rock in his ninth rehab start as he continues working back from a strained oblique muscle that landed him on the 15-day disabled list on July 11. Saunders has hit .258 with 13 walks in his nine games for Tacoma.
Jon Heyman names the Mariners as one of six teams that are seriously considering the Cuban outfielder, with a decision expected soon.
Andres Blanco hit a three-run homer, Jerome Williams tossed seven-plus solid innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Seattle Mariners, 4-1, in the opener of a three-game series.
Making his second start since joining the Phillies, Williams allowed one run and three hits in seven-plus innings.
Jerome Williams took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco hit his first homer in three years, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 in an interleague game Monday night.
Mike Fiers has made a smooth transition into the Brewers' starting rotation, and he'll look to help the team extend its four-game winning streak when he faces the Blue Jays in the series opener Tuesday at Miller Park.
That was the response, basically, from Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon after getting ejected Sunday for a second consecutive game by umpire Tony Randazzo.
Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot.
It is an exciting time in Seattle to be a Mariners fan. They are currently ten games over .500, and only a half-game behind the Detroit Tigers for the second wildcard playoff spot .
In marquee pitching matchup that featured two former Cy Young Award winners, David Price got the best of Felix Hernandez on Saturday night, pitching the Tigers past the Seattle Mariners, 4-2, to move within a half-game of the division lead.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 06:21 am
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