With a much-needed off day on Thursday, the Mariners bullpen is fresh and ready for the weekend series. In that Wednesday game against the Astros, McClendon had only Yoervis Medina, Tyler Olson and Fernando Rodney available to pitch. Because the starting pitchers have only given four starts of seven innings or more this season -...
Mike Montgomery takes a no-hitter into the sixth and Chris Taylor homers for Tacoma.
Kansas City starter Yordano Ventura snagged a grounder from Chicago outfielder Adam Eaton and the pair exchanged words before Ventura threw to first to end the inning. After the play, players from both dugouts and bullpens ran onto the field with several punches thrown.
Taylor broke a bone in his wrist last month and was sent to Class AAA Tacoma while Brad Miller stayed on the major-league roster. Taylor is healed and now waits for another chance to return to Seattle.
Here's some the postgame media notes and some video of manager Lloyd McClendon, starting pitcher J.A. Happ and catcher Mike Zunino. Quickly talked with GM Jack Zduriencik postgame. He said Carlos Quentin will play mostly first base and designated hitter at Class AAA Tacoma, and said they were taking a chance on a player that's...
Federal appeals court overturns felony conviction, meaning all-time homer run leader could gain traction for Hall of Fame.
Quentin, 32, has played in the big leagues for nine seasons and was twice named to the all-star team with the Chicago White Sox. He hit 20 or more home runs in five different seasons.
It’s stunning to see Price’s 77-expletive tirade explode all over the Internet. During his six seasons as Mariners pitching coach, Price became a favorite to deal with.
Follow the live game thread for the showdown between the Astros (8-6) and Mariners (5-9) from Safeco Field. The game will be broadcast on ESPN 710 and televised by Root Sports