Mariners designate utility player Willie Bloomquist for assignment

The Mariners have 10 days to trade Bloomquist, send him to the minors or release him, but have already called up shortstop Chris Taylor from Class AAA Tacoma on Thursday.

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Mariners sweep Padres with 5-0 shutout

This is the live game thread for Wednesday's game as Taijuan Walker (6-6, 4.64 ERA) and the Mariners look to complete a two-game sweep of the Padres in San Diego.

Pregame notes and lineups: Mariners try to post back-to-back wins

The Mariners are trying to post back-to-back wins for the first time since June 19-20 at home against Houston.  They've only done it twice since May 27. In their last 10 series, the Mariners have failed to close out each of them with a win. Lloyd McClendon is going with Franklin Gutierrez today in the...

Mariners 5, Padres 0 — postgame videos, notes and boxscore

Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Mike Montgomery tossed his second consecutive shutout on Tuesday night, allowing just one hit, while walking four batters, hitting another and posting seven strikeouts. He's now 3-2 in his six MLB starts with a 1.62 ERA.  And while he was figured to be a temporary replacement in the starting rotation...