Seattle Mariners Newsletter


Mariners notebook: Chris Young pulled from rotation; manager uncertain on replacement

Alternatives to Young include Wilhelmsen and Ramirez for Thursday’s series finale against Blue Jays

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young adjusts his cap after giving up a two-run home run to Houston’s Alex Presley during the first inning Saturday in Houston. Manager Lloyd McClendon says Young won’t make his scheduled start Thursday.

Blue Jays hammer Paxton in 14-4 rout that dents Mariners’ postseason hopes

Canada native James Paxton allows nine runs in 22/3 innings in the loss to Toronto.

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, left, removes starting pitcher James Paxton during the third inning of a baseball game Monday in Toronto. Paxton is from Richmond, outside of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Mariners notebook: Canadian-born James Paxton preparing to pitch in homeland for first time in seven years

Manager Lloyd McClendon’s alternatives are limited if he chooses to replace Chris Young in rotation

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton, who was born in Richmond, British Columbia (near Vancouver), is scheduled to pitch in Toronto on Monday.

Hisashi Iwakuma’s struggles continue in Mariners’ 8-3 loss to Astros

The leaks in the Seattle Mariners’ rotation keep growing. Sunday’s questions centered on Hisashi Iwakuma after another disappointing...

Pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, of the Seattle Mariners, watches catcher Mike Zunino field a wild pitch as Jake Marisnick, of the Houston Astros, scores a run during the second inning of an MLB baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Houston.

Mariners waste chance to grab Wild Card lead with 10-1 loss to Astros

The Houston Astros rocked Chris Young for four homers in three-plus innings and rolled to a 10-1 victory at Minute Maid Park.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young (53) waits for a new ball after giving up a two-run home run to Houston Astros' Alex Presley, right, during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Houston.