5:53 PM EDT, Thu October 08, 2015
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Chris Gwywnn resigns as Mariners’ director of player development

The Mariners will have a new person leading their player development in 2016.  On Thursday afternoon, the organization confirmed that Chris Gwynn had resigned as director of player development after five years with the organization. “It was time,” he said in a phone interview. “It’s grind doing this job and I was ready for something different.” With […]

Postseason picks: Oh Canada! The Blue Jays will be the World Series champs

Here’s the full MLB postseason schedule with TV and times … With the wild card games being played the last two days, we now have the divisional series set up. So now it’s time to make my uneducated guesses at who will in the postseason. In the National League … Cubs vs. Cardinals Dodgers vs. Mets […]
Chicago Cubs shut out host Pittsburgh Pirates in NL wild-card game

Chicago Cubs shut out host Pittsburgh Pirates in NL wild-card game

Jake Arrieta pitched a four-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the host Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the National League wild-card game. The Cubs advanced to face the St. Louis Cardinals in a best-of-five NL Division Series.

Toronto Blue Jays bring powerful offense into ALDS against Texas Rangers

Toronto hosts the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of a best-of-five American League Division Series. The Blue Jays led the major leagues in runs, home runs and walks this season.

Manager Lloyd McClendon’s status at top of new Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto’s offseason list

There have been no hints as to which way Dipoto is leaning. Baseball sources have indicated that a decision and an announcement on the manager position might not come until next week.

Houston Astros shut out host New York Yankees in AL wild-card game

The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 3-0 in the American League wild-card game to advance to the best-of-five AL Division Series against Kansas City.

Cubs ace Jake Arrieta challenges Pittsburgh fans in his tweets

Jake Arrieta is just having fun. At least that’s what the Chicago Cubs’ ace said when he was asked about his recent trolling of Pittsburgh Pirates fans on Twitter. The Cubs and host Pirates meet Wednesday in the NL wild-card game.
Seattle Times Oct 6, 2015

Mariners never recovered from 2-9 homestand

The Mariners’ 2015 season took a turn for the worse when they went 2-9 on an 11-game homestand that began in late May. “That really defined our season,” manager Lloyd McClendon said.

Yankees fan learns it’s hard to catch anything while wearing beer goggles

A fumble-fingered fan who botched three attempts at foul balls blames the ball boy ... and the thirst he had worked up watching the game
Matt Williams is fired as manager of the Washington Nationals after 2 seasons

Matt Williams is fired as manager of the Washington Nationals after 2 seasons

The Washington Nationals fired manager Matt Williams, who had the job for two seasons.
CC Sabathia of New York Yankees to enter alcohol-rehab center, miss playoffs

CC Sabathia of New York Yankees to enter alcohol-rehab center, miss playoffs

Pitcher CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees announced Monday — the day before the team’s first playoff game since 2012 — he would check into a rehabilitation center for treatment of alcohol addiction.

Supreme Court rejects San Jose appeal over Athletics’ move

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from San Jose in the northern California city’s bid to lure baseball’s Athletics from Oakland. The justices on Monday left in place lower court rulings that dismissed the city’s antitrust claims against Major League Baseball, which blocked the Athletics’ move to San Jose. San Jose […]
Seattle Times Oct 5, 2015

Mariners will likely get 11th pick in MLB draft following win Sunday

Since Seattle and Chicago have the same record, MLB uses the team with the worst record in 2014 as the tiebreaker. The White Sox were abysmal last year at 73-89. So they will get the No. 10 pick in the draft and the Mariners move down to No. 11.

Teams go to their aces as wild-card playoffs open

Dallas Keuchel started the All-Star Game, won 20 times and twice dominated the New York Yankees. Now, the Houston Astros need him to pitch the game of his life — while starting on three days’ rest for the first time in his career. All of the Major League Baseball playoff matchups were set Sunday on […]

Mariners end on up note with 3-2 victory over Oakland

Time will tell if manager Lloyd McClendon will be returning under new GM Jerry Dipoto.

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    Felix Hernandez

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  • Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz

    74-82: Fifteen thoughts about a 3-2 Mariners playoff elimination loss

  • Hisashi Iwakuma

    Hisashi Iwakuma

    Gutsy 3-2 victory over Mariners gets the Angels the sweep and keeps playoff hopes alive

  • Kyle Seager

    Kyle Seager

    The Mariners discuss important matters

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