Seattle Mariners Newsletter


Seattle Mariners get one-hit in 5-1 loss to Kansas City Royals

The Mariners got a look, and not much else, Friday night against Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, who pitched seven no-hit innings before Seattle...

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura did not allow a hit in seven innings against the Seattle Mariners on Friday night at Surprise Stadium in Arizona. Ventura is expected to be the opening-day starter for the defending American League champion Royals.

Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games for steroid use

Mariners reliever David Rollins, a Rule 5 pick from Houston, received an 80-game suspension from MLB after testing positive for a performance-enhancing...

Seattle Mariners left-hander David Rollins received an 80-game suspension after failing a drug test.

Outfielder Seth Smith brings solid, steady approach to Mariners’ lineup

Also: While not official, club’s rotation appears to be lining up for the regular season

Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith bats during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Mariners recap: Roenis Elias gives up grand slam; Felix Hernandez dominant but takes loss

The loss to Kansas City had a familiar feel. Felix Hernandez was dominant — one run in six innings — and departed trailing, 1-0. The Royals added two more runs in the eighth against Danny Farquhar. Roenis Elias’ flickering rotation...

Taijuan Walker doesn’t lock down Mariners’ fifth rotation spot despite dominant start

What more does Walker have to do? “Stay consistent; keep pitching well,” manager Lloyd McClendon said. “He threw up a lot of zeroes and pitched well. He fatigued a little bit in the sixth, but I thought he threw the ball extremely...