8:40 AM EST, Thu February 25, 2021
11 hours ago
With Jarred Kelenic’s ire toward Mariners raised, scrutiny over his opening-day status is further elevated

With Jarred Kelenic’s ire toward Mariners raised, scrutiny over his opening-day status is further elevated

Jarred Kelenic and his agent already felt the Mariners were punishing him for refusing to sign a long-term contract before last season. Now they can point to Kevin Mather’s words as proof of the service-time manipulation they’ve suspected all along.
15 hours ago
Seahawks re-sign running back Alex Collins, adding depth to the position

Seahawks re-sign running back Alex Collins, adding depth to the position

Alex Collins, who was a fifth-round pick in 2016 out of Arkansas, spent most of last year on the practice squad but appeared in three regular season games. He added depth to the running back when injuries hit the position last year.
21 hours ago
‘It got old’: Jarred Kelenic, agent open up on frustrations with Mariners holding back his MLB debut

‘It got old’: Jarred Kelenic, agent open up on frustrations with Mariners holding back his MLB debut

It's no secret that Jarred Kelenic believes he's ready to make his MLB debut. It's also no secret that he's frustrated it hasn't happened yet. When Kevin Mather's comments went viral, it opened the door for Kelenic and his agent to air their grievances.
Feb 23, 2021
If K.J. Wright moves on from the Seahawks, here’s how he’ll be remembered on and off the field

If K.J. Wright moves on from the Seahawks, here’s how he’ll be remembered on and off the field

Considering that free agent K.J. Wright recently said he wouldn't take a hometown discount — not to mention that his return could limit Jordyn Brooks' snap total — the Seahawks face a tough decision in regard to re-signing him.
Feb 23, 2021
Agent Scott Boras hopes ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments bring changes to service-time issue

Agent Scott Boras hopes ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments bring changes to service-time issue

High-profile baseball agent Scott Boras said Kevin Mather’s seeming admissions about manipulating player service time undoubtedly sent tremors throughout MLB front offices ahead of upcoming CBA talks.
Feb 23, 2021
How one lifelong Mariners fan accidentally took down the team’s president, Kevin Mather

How one lifelong Mariners fan accidentally took down the team’s president, Kevin Mather

"I want the best for the team. I want to make sure that we’re a good outfit in and out," says the Mariners fan who discovered the infamous Kevin Mather video on YouTube.
Feb 23, 2021
In wake of ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments, Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais work to ‘address it head on’

In wake of ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments, Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais work to ‘address it head on’

Tuesday was supposed to be a full-squad workout day, and it was for the Mariners. But it was also the first time Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais spoke to the local media following ex-CEO Kevin Mather's incendiary comments.
Feb 23, 2021
K.J. Wright makes it clear he won’t take a hometown discount, which could mean playing elsewhere in 2021

K.J. Wright makes it clear he won’t take a hometown discount, which could mean playing elsewhere in 2021

The longest-tenured Seahawk strongly hinted this week that he expects to hit the open market in free agency and see what happens. If he gets his wish, that means staying in Seattle, but he won't take a discount.
Feb 22, 2021
Parting with Kevin Mather was inevitable after his speech reached the public. Now comes the hard part for the Mariners.

Parting with Kevin Mather was inevitable after his speech reached the public. Now comes the hard part for the Mariners.

The Mariners have taken the first step to repair the damage by removing the source. Now they need to somehow win back all the entities that were offended and/or insulted by Kevin Mather in a recent Rotary Club speech.
Feb 22, 2021
Players association, MLB condemn ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments

Players association, MLB condemn ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s comments

Ex-Mariners CEO Kevin Mather's comments from an early February Zoom call with the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club sparked a firestorm on social media on Sunday. The players association and MLB issued statements condemning his words.
Feb 22, 2021
Mariners resolve wrongful termination case with former high performance director Lorena Martin

Mariners resolve wrongful termination case with former high performance director Lorena Martin

Former Mariners high performance director Lorena Martin’s lawyer, Robin Phillips, said her client’s arbitration case “was resolved" but declined to say more, and declined to specify when the case was settled.
Feb 22, 2021
Baseball world reacts to Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s controversial comments

Baseball world reacts to Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s controversial comments

The MLBPA issued a statement Monday regarding Kevin Mather's comments to a rotary club in early February.
Feb 22, 2021
Here’s what Mariners President Kevin Mather said to the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club

Here’s what Mariners President Kevin Mather said to the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club

Mariners President and CEO Kevin Mather set off a social media firestorm for all the wrong reasons. Here's what he said to the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club.
Feb 22, 2021
Seahawks guard Mike Iupati says he is retiring

Seahawks guard Mike Iupati says he is retiring

Iupati was Seattle's starter at left guard the last two seasons but was headed to free agency and has decided to call it a career.
Feb 22, 2021
As NFL offseason begins to heat up, here’s a look at what’s ahead for the Seahawks

As NFL offseason begins to heat up, here’s a look at what’s ahead for the Seahawks

The Seahawks will have some big decisions ahead, starting with whether to put the franchise tag on a player.