Felix Hernandez struggled with his command almost from the start. And for a while, he still had enough to keep the Seattle Mariners in front of the Chicago White Sox. One big swing by Alex Rios sent the game in a different direction.
Josh Reddick and Yoenis Cespedes gave Brandon Maurer a rude welcome to the big leagues by hitting two-run homers off the Seattle rookie that led the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 victory over the Mariners on Thursday.
Felix Hernandez struck out eight on opening day in his first start since signing a $175 million, seven-year contract in February, and the Mariners beat the reigning AL West champion Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Monday night.
It's fitting that Hernandez will make his season debut and first outing since landing a $175 million, seven-year contract against the Oakland Athletics. The Seattle ace always faces them to start, or so it seems to the A's.
Kendrys Morales and Justin Smoak homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Saturday in their final spring tuneup
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The Kansas City Royals set a team record for spring training wins with their 23rd victory, beating the Seattle Mariners 11-6 Tuesday behind Brett Hayes' four hits.
Jesus Montero hit a grand slam, Michael Saunders homered among his three hits and the Seattle Mariners hammered Homer Bailey in a 16-0 rout of the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.
After missing his last start because of a tired arm, Arizona Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley says his left arm feels fine following Arizona's 8-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Starting pitchers Scott Kazmir and Blake Beavan both hoped for good outings, with each competing for a spot in their rotations.
Michael Morse broke a sixth-inning tie with his sixth home run of spring training, and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Monday.
Kendrys Morales hit his third home run of spring training and Erasmo Ramirez tossed six strong innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 Saturday.