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Alvarez two-hits Mariners for series-clinching Marlins win

Alvarez two-hits Mariners for series-clinching Marlins win

Henderson Alvarez faced one batter more than the minimum in a dominating performance over the Mariners at Marlins Park.Lloyd McClendon has seen just about enough of Henderson Alvarez.
Lookout Landing 9 hours ago

Henderson Alvarez: good. Seattle Mariners: bad.

Henderson Alvarez pitches a two-hit shutout and the Mariners fall to the Marlins 7-0. Yesterday the Mariners played an incredibly awful game--their fourth loss in a row--and I started my recap by simulating heavy sighing noises from holding my index finger on my keyboard's 'h' button, making an unreadable...
Seattle Times 10 hours ago

Mariners go down meekly to Marlins

Dustin Ackley broke up a perfect game bid from Miami starter Henderson Alvarez in the sixth inning but that didn’t stop Alvarez from shutting down and shutting out the Mariners in a 7-0 win at Globe Life Park. It was the Mariners’ fifth straight loss.
Tacoma News-Tribune 11 hours ago

Mariners manage just two hits in 7-0 loss to Marlins

At least this one wasn’t gut-wrenching. The Mariners didn’t kick away a late lead Saturday night or suffer any walk-off misery. Nope, this 7-0 loss to Miami was notable primarily…

Using and abusing MLB's new challenge system

Are the new rules creating more problems than they are solving? Let's talk for a minute about the new transfer rule. Last night, Kyle Seager applied a tag to Marlins' pinch-hitter Reed Johnson as he dove for third base on a bunt single by left fielder Christian Yelich. At first glance, the flip from Yoervis Medina to Seager looked clean, as did the tag. Seager snared the ball deep in his glove and held it up for the third base ump, who immediately called Johnson out. Slow-motion replay revealed a smidgen of uncertainty on Seager's part. He planted his feet and began the relay to first base,...

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Tacoma News-Tribune Apr 18, 2014

Recap: Miami vs. Seattle

Giancarlo Stanton's grand slam in the ninth inning gave the Miami Marlins a dramatic 8-4 win over the Seattle Mariners to open a three-game set.
Seattle Times Apr 18, 2014

Giancarlo Stanton’s grand slam beats Mariners

Stanton blasted a grand slam off Yoervis Medina in the bottom of the ninth, breaking a 4-4 tie and sending the Mariners to a third straight loss with an 8-4 defeat.
Miami Herald Apr 18, 2014
Stanton's slam sends Marlins past Mariners 8-4

Stanton's slam sends Marlins past Mariners 8-4

Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 Friday night.

Rainiers roster madhouse

Tacoma Rainiers manager Roy Howell has been a popular guy lately. His phone has been ringing almost off the hook the past five days. It’s his clubhouse phone, but all the same – he’s got what the Seattle Mariners want. The Rainiers have undergone 22 official transactions since the start of the season (15 days ago). Fourteen have occurred the past five days. “That’s why we’ve talked about how it’s very important for me and this staff to have these guys ready when the phone rings,” Howell said. “And lately it’s been ringing a lot.” The Mariners have snagged away … ...

Game thread: Mariners at Marlins -- April 18, 2014

    Umpires: HP Dana Demuth, 1B Toby Basner, 2B Ed Hickox, 3B Lance Barrett Mariners game notes:  04.18.14 Game Notes Marlins game notes: April 18 Marlins notes Updated stats: 04.18.14 Stats TV: Root NW Radio: ESPN 710
Seattle Times Apr 18, 2014

Mariners minor league report, April 18

Full minor league report .... 04.18.14 Mariners Minor League Report
Tacoma News-Tribune Apr 18, 2014

Iwakuma expected to pitch Tuesday for Tacoma Rainiers

All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma experienced no problems Friday in a simulated game and, barring something unexpected, will begin his minor-league rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Tacoma.
Iwakuma expected to pitch Tuesday for Tacoma

Iwakuma expected to pitch Tuesday for Tacoma

MIAMI — All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma experienced no problems Friday in a simulated game and, barring something unexpected, will begin his minor-league rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Tacoma. “I was going 100 percent, just like a game, and I had no pain,” said Iwakuma, who was diagnosed in early February with a strained ligament in his middle finger. “I was pain-free with my finger. Everything looks good so far. I think I’m at around 70 percent right now. I still need to command my pitches and get that feel back.” Iwakuma threw 35 pitches, including his trademark...

Brandon Maurer is next man up as Seattle Mariners scramble for starting pitchers

Right-handed hurler Brandon Maurer will be called up from Triple-A Tacoma and start on the mound Sunday, manager Lloyd McClendon said, as the Seattle Mariners work through devastating injuries in the starting rotation. Maurer, 23, has four appearances this year for Tacoma, where he’s been throwing a 2.16 ERA with 17 strikeouts, five walks and […]

Friday's pregame notes and line-ups vs. the Marlins

  Manager Lloyd McClendon wanted to keep Corey Hart's bat in the line-up today and found a way at first base. A few notes ... Hisashi Iwakuma looked sharp in his simulated game. He was throwing at 100 percent effort with about 70 percent command. He'll head out next week to Tacoma on a rehab start. James Jones, Stefen Romero and Logan Morrison took swings against Iwakuma The Mariners will announce that Brandon Maurer will start Sunday. Maurer was notified last night in Tacoma.

Marlins-Mariners lineups, pregame notes

MIAMI – Welcome to Marlins Park for opening night of a three-game set with the Seattle Mariners. The roof is open, as are the left-field windows. More to come, including comments from Logan Morrison, who makes his return to Miami. For now, the lineups: Seattle Mariners (7-8) 36 – Abraham Almonte (S) – CF 5 – Brad Miller (L) – SS 22 – Robinson Cano (L) – 2B 27 – Corey Hart – 1B 55 – Michael Saunders (L) – RF 15 – Kyle Seager (L) – 3B 13 – Dustin Ackley (L) – LF 3 – Mike Zunino – C 53 – Chris Young – RHP Miami Marlins (6-10) 21 – Christian Yelich (L) –...
Miami Herald Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Mariners (7-8) at Miami Marlins (6-10), 7:10 p.m. (ET)

Seattles Chris Young was as sharp as could be expected during his first start in the majors in 19 months, and hell look to build on that milestone outing Friday in Miami when the Mariners open a three-game series against the Marlins..
Tacoma News-Tribune Apr 18, 2014

Mariners slammed by Stanton and Marlins

The Seattle Mariners' misery on this road trip matriculated to Miami. Seattle got another second straight subpar start from a starting pitcher, found a way to fight back into the…

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