SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Seager announced his retirement Wednesday after 11 seasons in the majors, all with the Seattle Mariners.
Always one to eschew social media, Seager made his decision known through a short statement posted by his wife, Julie, on her Twitter account.
SEATTLE (AP) — Left-handed pitcher Yusei Kikuchi is leaving the Seattle Mariners after the team declined a club option on the All-Star and Kikuchi opted for free agency.
Kikuchi could have exercised a one-year player option, but instead is choosing a fresh start elsewhere after struggling over the second half of last season.
SEATTLE (AP) — During Kyle Seager’s decade as the starting third baseman in Seattle, his overwhelming desire was finding a way to end the Mariners' long postseason drought.
In a season when expectations were low, Seager and the Mariners nearly pulled off some late magic — only to fall short on the final weekend.
Seattle Mariners (83-69, second in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-70, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (7-9, 4.27 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) Athletics: Chris Bassitt (12-4, 3.22 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 154 strikeouts)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push.
Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the Mariners moved up in the playoff race, beating the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marco Gonzales pitched six uneven innings and won his eighth straight decision, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 5-2 on Tuesday night, moving into a tie with the Athletics in a matchup of wild-card contenders.
Seattle Mariners (81-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-68, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Marco Gonzales (8-5, 3.98 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 95 strikeouts) Athletics: Paul Blackburn (1-2, 4.94 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's starting pitchers had been so dominant during this recent stretch until Kyle Seager and Seattle swung away and took it to Sean Manaea.
Seager had a two-run double in the decisive third inning among his three hits and three RBIs, Mitch Haniger added two doubles and the Mariners beat the Athletics 4-2 on Monday night in a matchup of teams trying to stay in wild-card contention.
Seattle Mariners (79-69, third in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (67-81, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (5-5, 4.97 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 115 strikeouts) Royals: Jackson Kowar (0-3, 10.50 ERA, 2.17 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)
Seattle Mariners (79-68, third in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-81, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (7-8, 4.17 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 157 strikeouts) Royals: Kris Bubic (4-6, 4.99 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 101 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (82-65, fourth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (78-67, second in the AL West)
Seattle; Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Tanner Houck (0-4, 3.54 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 63 strikeouts) Mariners: Marco Gonzales (8-5, 3.96 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 88 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (81-64, third in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (77-66, third in the AL West)
Seattle; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (11-8, 5.15 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 159 strikeouts) Mariners: Logan Gilbert (5-5, 5.10 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 106 strikeouts)
Arizona Diamondbacks (45-96, fifth in the NL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (77-64, third in the AL West)
Seattle; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Humberto Castellanos (1-1, 3.65 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 17 strikeouts) Mariners: Chris Flexen (11-5, 3.56 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 103 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa drove in the winning run in the 10th inning after Alex Bregman tied the game in the ninth, and the Houston Astros rallied past the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Seattle Mariners (75-63, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (80-57, first in the AL West)
Houston; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (5-5, 5.14 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 101 strikeouts) Astros: Jake Odorizzi (6-7, 4.32 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 82 strikeouts)
PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a go-ahead, two-RBI double to spark an 11th-inning rally and lift the Seattle Mariners over the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 on Sunday to complete the three-game series sweep.
PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Seager's 33rd homer this season at 33 years old was one for the highlight reel, flying over the right-center field fence and landing in the swimming pool at Chase Field to push the Seattle Mariners to an 8-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Abraham Toro hit a grand slam against a player he was traded for last month, connecting in the eighth inning and sending the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 4-0 on Tuesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Salvador Perez homered for the fifth consecutive game, but Kyle Seager connected for a two-run drive to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Sunday.
Seager hit his career-high 31st homer in the seventh inning, lifting the Mariners to a 4-2 lead and helping them avoid a four-game series sweep at home.
SEATTLE (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his fourth career grand slam and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Thursday night.
Perez’s 35th home run fueled a five-run sixth inning during which the team batted around and helped the Royals snap the Mariners’ three-game winning streak.
HOUSTON (AP) — A late rally on Sunday helped the Seattle Mariners leave Houston on a high note after two terrible games to start the series against the Astros.
Ty France tied the game with a solo home run in the ninth inning and put the Mariners on top with an RBI single in the 11th before Kyle Seager belted a three-run homer in a 6-3 win.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer on the game’s third at-bat, Marco Gonzales pitched 5 1/3 shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jarred Kelenic drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Friday night for their third straight win.
Kyle Seager and Abraham Toro sparked the winning rally with two-out walks against Adam Cimber (2-4).
SEATTLE (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Yonny Hernandez each hit an RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Texas Rangers snapped a 14-game road losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi and the Seattle bullpen combined on a six-hitter, Kyle Seager doubled to break a scoreless tie in the eighth inning and the Mariners avoided a four-game sweep, beating the New York Yankees 2-0 Sunday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Yuli Gurriel singled, doubled and homered to drive in three runs and lead the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 11-4 on Wednesday.
It was the 13th time this season Gurriel has had at least three hits.
SEATTLE (AP) — Catcher Tom Murphy turned toward the stands behind home plate, pumped his fist and seemed to try to scream in celebration above the din of noise emanating from the cheers of the home crowd.
DENVER (AP) — Austin Gomber pitched effectively for six innings after spending a month on the injured list, Dom Nunez hit a bases-loaded double in a five-run first and the Colorado Rockies beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — After two straight days of watching their starting pitcher get battered from the outset, the Seattle Mariners were thrilled to see a clean opening inning from rookie Logan Gilbert.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Moore hit a three-run homer in the tenth inning and the Seattle Mariners held on after blowing two earlier leads to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-7 on Wednesday night.
Moore hit a 3-1 pitch from right-hander Patrick Murphy (0-1) to left-center, scoring automatic runner Luis Torrens and Shed Long Jr., who singled as a pinch-hitter.
SEATTLE (AP) — Shed Long Jr. hit a tying double in the bottom of the ninth inning and pinch-hitter Kyle Seager singled home the winning run to rally the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jake Fraley went from seeing double to hitting his first major league homer.
The Seattle Mariners designated hitter got something in his right eye one pitch into his fourth inning at-bat Thursday night against Los Angeles Angels starter Griffin Canning.
SEATTLE (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning, Kyle Seager homered and the Seattle Mariners sent the Texas Rangers to their 12th straight road loss, 4-2 on Sunday.
The Rangers matched a team record for most consecutive road losses set in 2003.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Kaprielian pitched seven scoreless innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Kaprielian (2-0) surrendered just two hits and two walks, striking out four in his third career start as the A’s snapped a three-game losing streak.
SEATTLE (AP) — Tarik Skubal struck out a career-high nine in his first win of the season, Harold Castro drove in three runs and the Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Skubal (1-6) scattered four hits over five innings, showing emotion at key points as he helped Detroit earn its first series sweep in Seattle since April 2006.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gavin Lux hit a dramatic three-run homer in the eighth inning and the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers rallied late for a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Lux pounded his chest and gestured to his dugout while his first homer of the season landed in the right-field bleachers for the defending World Series champions, who opened a nine-game homestand with just their sixth win in 21 games...
SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Lewis and Kyle Seager homered, reliever Kendall Graveman extended his scoreless streak to 18 2/3 innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Tuesday night...
SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Urías enjoyed this trip to Seattle and performance against the Mariners way more than the last time he was on the same mound...
SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 6-5 on Friday night...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a game-ending single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the miscue-prone Seattle Mariners 7-6 Tuesday night to earn a doubleheader split...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Seager wasn’t sure he got all of the ball in his final at-bat.
HOUSTON (AP) — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Houston Astros.
Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep...
HOUSTON (AP) — When Seattle reliever Alex Colome saw Houston's Tony Kemp knock his pitch into center field with one on in the eighth inning, he was certain it would be an extra-base hit...