Seattle Mariners Newsletter


Stanton slam hands Mariners fourth loss in a row, 8-4

Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review...

Apr 18, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) celebrates with teammates after hitting a grand slam to win the game 8-4 against the Seattle Mariners at Marlins Ballpark.

Mariners notebook: Iwakuma slowly getting groove back

All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma experienced no problems Friday in a simulated game and, barring something unexpected, should begin his minor...

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, right, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, both of Japan, smile as they chat during batting practice before their baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Choi lands 50-game suspension

Tacoma Rainiers first baseman Ji-Man Choi was suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday after testing positive for methandienone, a performance-enhancing substance.

Hart makes first start in right field

ARLINGTON, Texas — So what changed?

McGrath: Mariners could use a real 5-man rotation right about now

As recently as a few months ago, the Seattle Mariners considered starting pitching a strength.

Mariners pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma (18) and Felix Hernandez, right, stretch during spring training Feb. 14 in Peoria, Ariz. Iwakuma was expected to be the No. 2 starter behind Hernandez when the regular season began, but he started the season on the disabled list.