5/5/2016 | Cano strikes in 9th, keeps Mariners rolling in Houston
Robinson Cano snapped a ninth-inning tie with a three-run double over the head of center fielder Carlos Gomez to send the Mariners to their fourth consecutive win, 6-3, over the Astros in Thursday night's series opener at Minute Maid Park.
5/5/2016 | Walker, ex-Mariner Fister set for Houston rematch
Up-and-coming Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker squares off against former Mariners starter Doug Fister for the second time in two weeks on Friday when Seattle and Houston meet in the second night of their four-game series at Minute Maid Park.
5/5/2016 | Marte has unique swing at his disposal
Mariners shortstop Ketel Marte opened some eyes with an outstanding defensive series in Seattle's three-game sweep of the A's, but the 22-year-old also raised some eyebrows with his unconventional swing on a double in the sixth inning of Wednesday's 9-8 win.
5/5/2016 | Mariners sticking with Lind vs. most righties
Even after Dae-Ho Lee's two home runs off right-handed relievers in Wednesday's 9-8 victory in Oakland, Mariners manager Scott Servais says he'll stick with the platoon plans at first base, with Adam Lind getting the majority of work against righties.
5/4/2016 | No win for the King, but Felix relishes rally
Felix Hernandez has endured a number of narrow losses in his 12-year tenure with the Mariners due to lack of offense, so you can't blame the 30-year-old ace for relishing a dramatic 9-8 win over the A's on Wednesday when his team took him off the hook for a likely loss with its late-game heroics.
5/4/2016 | Mariners look to stay hot in Houston
A Mariners team riding six straight series victories opens a four-game set at Minute Maid Park on Thursday with Wade Miley facing Astros rookie Chris Devenski.
5/4/2016 | Power move: Mariners complete sweep of A's
Rookie first baseman Dae-Ho Lee launched two home runs and Nelson Cruz added a bomb of his own as the Mariners outslugged the A's, 9-8, on Wednesday to finish off a three-game sweep at the Coliseum.
5/4/2016 | Boomstick bros: Cruz, Lee crush home runs
Nelson Cruz is a strong man, as evidenced again by a thunderous home run hit by the Mariners' designated hitter in the fifth inning of Wednesday's 9-8 win against the A's at Oakland Coliseum.
5/4/2016 | Iwakuma fires efficient gem in long-awaited win
It took a month for Hisashi Iwakuma to notch his first victory of the season, but the veteran right-hander was sharp in Tuesday's 8-2 win over the A's as the Mariners continued their surge in the American League West.
5/4/2016 | Martin adds surprise jolt to Mariners' power surge
Leonys Martin isn't supposed to be a power hitter. Nor does he have a history of faring well against A's ace Sonny Gray. So of course it was Martin who launched a two-run homer off Gray in the third inning on Tuesday to kickstart Seattle's 8-2 victory over Oakland.
5/3/2016 | Mariners crush Gray, A's as Kuma cruises
Robinson Cano, Leonys Martin and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners, backing a tremendous seven-inning performance from right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma to help Seattle secure an 8-2, series-clinching victory over the A's at the Coliseum on Tuesday night.
5/3/2016 | Felix aims to conquer Mariners' win mark vs. A's
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez and highly regarded A's prospect Sean Manaea, two pitchers on the opposite ends of the experience spectrum, square off in Wednesday afternoon's 12:35 p.m. PT series finale at the Coliseum in Oakland.
5/3/2016 | Aoki making impact despite struggles at plate
The Mariners need leadoff hitter Norichika Aoki to get on base and they don't care how he does it, as long as he's out there running and bothering opposing pitchers and putting himself in position to score.
5/3/2016 | Mariners place Zych on DL, add Johnson to 'pen
The Mariners placed rookie reliever Tony Zych on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff before Tuesday night's game against the A's and selected the contract of right-hander Steve Johnson from Triple-A Tacoma to replace Zych in the bullpen.
5/3/2016 | Marte's 'outstanding' D helps Karns get W
Right-hander Nathan Karns has benefitted from strong run support in his early going with the Mariners, but Monday it was several defensive gems by young shortstop Ketel Marte that helped Karns notch his third straight victory as Seattle topped the A's, 4-3.