Thanks to pitcher J.A. Happ, M’s salvage a win against Astros

Happ is the only Mariners pitcher to go at least six innings in all three of his starts this season.

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Pregame notes and lineups for Friday’s game against the Twins

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 -...

Benches empty as five players ejected in Royals-White Sox game

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.

Postgame notes and videos: Mariners 3, Astros 2

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...

Mariners defeat Astros, 3-2

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