Marin Independent Journal
A's edge Mariners, keep A.L. wild card lead
Jed Lowrie walked on four pitches with the bases loaded in the 10th inning to give the A's the go-ahead run in a 3-2 victory over Seattle that kept the A's ahead of the Mariners and the Kansas City Royals in the American League wild-card race. Squaring off against closer Fernando Rodney, the A's got a leadoff walk in the 10th from Coco Crisp, a bunt from Sam Fuld and an intentional walk to Josh Donaldson.
McClendon likes Wilhelmsen in bullpen
While versatile right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen was mentioned in midseason as a potential starting candidate down the road by manager Lloyd McClendon, Seattle's skipper said Saturday he thinks the 30-year-old might be too valuable in the bullpen to mess with that success. Wilhelmsen made one spot start for the Mariners just before the All-Star break, but otherwise has been a bullpen stalwart with a 2.06 ERA in 74 1/3 innings over 51 appearances.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
Mariners drop pivotal game to Astros
Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia makes a wild throw to first in the Brewers' two-run seventh inning Wednesday night. Milwaukee beat Miami 4-1 to thwart the Marlins' playoff push.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Mariners hope left fielder Ackley can play Friday against Aa s
The Seattle Mariners are hoping left fielder Dustin Ackley will be ready to return to the lineup for Friday's series opener against Oakland at Safeco Field. Ackley left last Saturday's game at Texas because of soreness in his left ankle that a magnetic resonance imaging exam later identified as stemming from long-troublesome bone spurs.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Seattle Mariners: Full Scouting Reports on Each September Call-Up
The Seattle Mariners called up seven players from Triple-A Tacoma to boost a push toward the postseason, according to Ryan Interestingly enough, six of those seven call-ups have experience in the major leagues.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Major League Baseball
Phils' combined no-no latest occurrence of rare feat
Phillies pitchers Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon did get it done, though, combining to no-hit the Braves in a 7-0 win at Turner Field on Monday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Mariners' bullpen is foundation of team's success
There is no one single factor that explains the Seattle Mariners' rise this year from perennial doormat to legitimate postseason contender as the calendar prepares to turn to September.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Toronto Blue Jays
Ranking contenders reveals team strengths
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
Monday's pregame notes and lineups: Rangers at Mariners
Asked if anyone else has come down with the flu, McClendon knocked on his desk three times and said, "Not yet."
Major League Baseball
The Week Ahead: A flurry before dash to finish
The top of the stretch is in view. The contenders are gearing up for that final push.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Ackley, Mariners complete rare sweep, send Red Sox packing
Dustin Ackley had three hits and scored three runs to lead the surging Seattle Mariners to an 8-6 victory over Boston and a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on Sunday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Detroit Free Press
AL playoff race: Royals extend lead over Tigers to 3 games; Mariners now a game up
Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers, 6-3, tonight for their 24th win in 30 games.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Ackley's 3-run HR sends Mariners past Red Sox 7-3
Dustin Ackley's three-run homer capped a seven-run fourth inning that carried the Seattle Mariners to a 7-3 win over Boston on Saturday, sending the Red Sox to their seventh straight loss.
Dustin Ackley’s 3-run homer sends Mariners past Red Sox, 7-3
The Mariners' Dustin Ackley, left, celebrates his three-run home run with Robinson Cano during the fourth inning on Saturday.
The Hartford Courant
Workman Falters As Mariners Score 7 In 4th To Rally Past Red Sox
Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer as visiting Seattle scored seven times in the fourth inning to overcome a three-run deficit for the second straight day and beat the Red Sox 7-3 Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Diekman and Giles dazzle as Phillies beat Mariners
Cole Hamels lingered in the on-deck circle Wednesday afternoon as Seattle reliever Tom Wilhelmsen tossed four intentional balls to Andres Blanco.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
McClendon ejected in back-to-back games
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 continues big comeback season as Mariners roll to 8-1 victory over Tigers
"He's been huge for us," third baseman Kyle Seager said. "You know exactly what you're getting every time out there.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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