Seattle Mariners Newsletter

 

Happ good enough, but M’s bats aren’t in 3-1 loss to Texas

Newcomer pitcher J.A. Happ goes seven strong innings, but is outpitched by Rangers’ newcomer Yovani Gallardo at Safeco Field

Rookie Olson starting to settle into groove of pitching at major-league level

Spokane’s Tyler Olson, a Gonzaga product, is coming off a career-high two innings of scoreless relief Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers

Solve pitch-selection issues for Mariners pitchers by calling them from the bench? Well, no…

Catcher Zunino’s ability to read batters outweighs manager Lloyd McClendon’s occasional concerns over pitch-selection process.

With very few exceptions, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, left, will continue to rely on catcher Mike Zunino to call the pitch selection — despite several games where manager and catcher weren’t in sync.

Mariners notebook: McClendon remains committed to Rodney as closer

Hernandez cleared to start Saturday against Texas; Zunino shakes off sore wrist, seeks to shake slump.

The Dodgers’ Howie Kendrick, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Fernando Rodney and the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.

Mariners get another homer from Cruz but little else in 5-2 loss to Dodgers

Walker roughed up again, Cano commits mental lapse as Dodgers complete three-game sweep

Seattle’s Nelson Cruz, right, crosses home plate after hitting a home run for the fifth consecutive game Wednesday night.
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