Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series.
After discussions on a new deal with the Tampa Bay Rays bogged down, manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract. He guided the low-payroll Rays to the playoffs four times in his nine seasons.
Baseball may be America’s national pastime, but it has never felt less national.
The good, hard-working folks of the Mariners' baseball information office have released their season in review publication. It has plenty of information from the 2014 season on the team and players, featuring interesting nuggets of information.
Minor league baseball information Kelly Munro guru and her buddies in the Mariners baseball information department have released the season in review publication for the Seattle minor league system.
The finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove awards were announced on Thursday morning. The Mariners had two finalist - both of whom have legitimate chances to win the award. The company created the awards in 1957. Winners are chosen by a survey a player and managers, which make up 75 percent of t
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.
“Everyone in this organization I’ve talked to, players and staff, watch (Kansas City) and think what coulda, woulda, shoulda,’’ Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik says.
San Francisco wins World Series opener 7-1 after scoring three runs in first inning and making Royals’ playoff mojo vanish.
Confession: I don't know anything about this ticket stuff for obvious reasons. The Mariners released their season ticket pricing structures.
Their experience has been a big help in the Kansas City dugout this postseason.
Veteran right-hander Chris Young was honored as the American League comeback player of the year in voting by players.
Madison Bumgarner starts the World Series opener on Tuesday as the visiting San Francisco Giants try to become the first National League team to win three World Series titles in a five-year span since the St. Louis Cardinals of 1942-46. James Shields goes in Game 1 for the Kansas City Royals.
In each game of the best-of-seven AL Championship Series against Baltimore, Kansas City’s three-headed monster of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland slammed the door on the Orioles. They helped the Royals sweep the ALCS and return the World Series after a 29-year abs
The remarkable return to success for Chris Young did not go unnoticed by his fellow players.
The Mariners sent out an update on pitching prospect Taijuan Walker, who had been pitching in the Arizona Fall League. Walker is done after two starts and is returning to his home in Southern California.
Ishikawa’s 3-run home run in Game 5 of the NLCS put the San Francisco Giants into the World Series. He also made the game-winning play in Federal Way’s state title game in 2001.
The moment Alex Gordon knew the Kansas City Royals were serious about winning can be traced to a cold December day when his wife heard they had traded for James Shields.