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Pregame notes and lineups: Jesus Montero optioned to Class AAA Tacoma

The Mariners made a quiet postgame roster move after Tuesday night’s 7-5 win over the Astros. First baseman/DH Jesus Montero was optioned to Class AAA Tacoma. He is expected to be in the lineup for the Rainiers tonight in Salt Lake City. Why make this move? Well, Montero was struggling and he wasn’t playing much. […]
Mariners Blog | Seattle Times 14 hours ago

Mariners 7, Astros 5 — postgame video, notes, links and boxscore

Game story Notebook MLB.com Highlights Boxscore   Congrats to Logan Kensing for picking up the win in relief. He tossed a scoreless seventh inning. It’s his first MLB win since Oct. 4, 2009 when he was with the Nationals. Kensing pitched the final two innings...
Houston Chronicle 8 hours ago

Astros manager A.J. Hinch on rookie Vince Velasquez: ‘Did a great job’

Although the Astros lost 7-5, rookie righthander Vince Velasquez drew praise from manager A.J. Hinch for his long relief outing Tuesday night against the Mariners. He took over with two on and two out with an 0-1 count on Brad Miller in the third after Scott...

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Demoted again: 1B Jesus Montero headed back to Tacoma after failed stint with the Mariners

Stuck in a 2-for-35 slump, first baseman Jesus Montero was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday after struggling during his second stint with the Mariners this season. In 25 games with Seattle, Montero is hitting .200 (15-for-75) with five doubles, two homers and nine RBIs. The demotion comes despite the fact the Rainiers conclude their

Mariners slugger Mark Trumbo crushed a baseball 464 feet and it hit a train

Mark Trumbo can hit a baseball very far. It’s perhaps the main reason recently-fired Mariners general manager Jack Zdruriencik traded for Trumbo back in June even though Seattle had to send two prospects, reliever Dominic Leone and much-needed backup catcher Welington Castillo to the Diamondbacks. Trumbo has raw power, and he showed it in the

Rainiers trounced by Salt Lake, 10-1

Daniel Robertson and Stephen McGee each had three RBI, and Roger Kieschnick and McGee homered to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 10-1 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday night before a crowd of 5,820 at Smith’s Ballpark.

Morrison’s 2-run homer seals victory for Mariners in Houston, 7-5

Logan Morrison’s playing time has gotten sporadic of late, but he came through Tuesday against the Astros with a 2-run pinch-hit home run that proved the winning margin for Seattle.
Seattle Times 19 hours ago

Mariners call up pitcher and outfielder from Tacoma Rainiers

Seattle’s first wave of September call-ups include two Rainiers, pitcher Jose Ramirez and outfielder Stefen Romero.

After years of loyal service, retired life will be a walk in the dog park

The bat-fetching black Labrador retriever for the Class A Greensboro (N.C.) Grasshoppers retired last week after working 649 consecutive games.

Seattle’s passion for sports made me leave my SoCal home

Matt Calkins, in his first column for The Seattle Times, explains why he left his SoCal slice of heaven and came to the Pacific Northwest.

D.J. Peterson and James Paxton among Mariners to play in Arizona Fall League

Triple-A Tacoma infielder D.J. Peterson and left-handed pitcher James Paxton will play in the Arizona Fall League for the Peoria Javelinas, joining representatives from the Braves, Orioles, Reds and Padres. Five others from the Mariners’ organization are set to join the Javelinas, including left-handed reliever David Rollins, left-handed reliever Paul Fry, righty Tony Zych, infielder

Game thread: Mariners look to even series in Houston

Roenis Elias makes the start for the M's as they look to bounce back from Monday's loss in Houston. Follow our live coverage.

Mariners take four from Triple-A Tacoma for September call-ups

The Seattle Mariners added four players from Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday as rosters expanded across Major League Baseball for the September call-up period. Utility man Shawn O’Malley and right-handed reliever Tony Zych were selected and added to the Mariners’ 40-man roster, while right-hander Jose Ramirez and outfielder Stefen Romero were recalled. All four were in Houston on
Seattle Times Sep 1, 2015

Pregame notes and lineups: First wave of September call-ups, Arizona Fall League roster announced

The Mariners announced their first wave of September call-ups, recalling two players from Class AAA Tacoma and selecting two players’ minor league contracts and putting them on the 40-man roster. Seattle had two open roster spots on the 40-man with the respective trades of Austin Jackson and Fernando Rodney to the Cubs. Jose Ramirez, RHP, recalled from […]

Mark Shapiro will replace Paul Beeston as Toronto CEO after season

Executive Mark Shapiro is leaving the Cleveland Indians after this season to join the Toronto Blue Jays as their new president and chief executive officer. Shapiro, 48, will replace Paul Beeston, 70, who is retiring.

Astros 8, Mariners 3 — postgame video, notes, highlights and boxscore

Postgame video of manager Lloyd McClendon, notes, links, highlights and boxscore from the Mariners' 8-3 loss to the Astros on Monday night at Minute Maid Park.
Seattle Times Sep 1, 2015

Mike Zunino goes 4 for 4 with two homers for Rainiers as they lose 6-5 to Salt Lake City

Former catcher for the Mariners now hitting .586 with three homers for Tacoma

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    Jesus Montero

    Pregame notes and lineups: Jesus Montero optioned to Class AAA Tacoma

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    James Paxton

    D.J. Peterson and James Paxton among Mariners to play in Arizona Fall League

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    Logan Morrison

    Morrison’s 2-run homer seals victory for Mariners in Houston, 7-5

  • 1 Logan Kensing

    Logan Kensing

    Mariners 7, Astros 5 — postgame video, notes, links and boxscore

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    Mark Trumbo

    Mariners slugger Mark Trumbo crushed a baseball 464 feet and it hit a train

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