Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts while giving up two runs over seven innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
The Seattle Mariners have activated right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen from the 15-day disabled list without sending him out on a rehab assignment.
Brett Anderson posted his first victory with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Scott Van Slyke hit a two-run double, and the two-time defending NL West champions completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.
The Seattle Mariners placed center fielder and leadoff hitter Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle.
Carlos Quentin retired Friday after chronic knee injuries cut short his All-Star career.
Howie Kendrick's first game-ending hit for the Los Angeles Dodgers was extra sweet because it came off a former teammate and one of the best closers in the game.
Nelson Cruz hit his first home run for Seattle and Brad Miller threw out a runner at the plate in the 10th inning and doubled in the go-ahead run in the 11th, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Saturday.
The rays of sun raining down on you, the smell of fresh cut grass, the taste of peanuts and popcorn.
Felix Hernandez struck out 10 and allowed only two hits over seven innings, Seth Smith had three extra-base hits and two RBIs in his Seattle debut and the Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Monday.
Felix Hernandez knows how to handle the pace and hoopla of opening day as the opposing pitcher.
The Mariners open their season at home, but not before one special 12 year old gets to run the bases at Safeco Field.
The Seattle Mariners sent reliever Dominic Leone to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday and recalled Carson Smith to take his place in the bullpen.
The Seattle Mariners brought back left-handed reliever Joe Beimel on a minor-league deal and optioned newly acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery to Triple-A Tacoma.
Felix Hernandez left in the second inning of his final tuneup before Seattle's opener. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon didn't last much longer.