30 Players: Mariners Have Potential Dominant Closer In Edwin DiazThe Mariners are looking to break a playoff drought of 15 seasons and a young close could help their cause.
Cleveland Indians Drop Second Straight of Spring, 7-4, to SeattleTrevor Bauer looked sharp in his debut, tossing three scoreless innings, allowing four hits and picking up a strikeout.
MLB Rumors: Market Developing For Free Agent 1B Mike Napoli?Competition has reportedly developed for the Indians in their bid to attempt to resign free-agent first baseman Mike Napoli. Over the weekend, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that Napoli is one hitter the Astros have some interest in, despite Houston's need for left-handed hitters to balance a right-handed heavy lineup.
Ichiro Suzuki Gets 3,000th Career Hit In Major LeaguesIchiro Suzuki has gotten his 3,000th career hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone.
Ken Griffey Jr. Inducted Into Baseball Hall of FameGriffey, the first No. 1 draft pick to be selected for enshrinement, played 22 big-league seasons with the Mariners, Reds and White Sox and was selected on a record 99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era.
Naquin's 2-Run HR Lifts Indians Past Mariners, 5-3Tyler Naquin golfed a two-run home run off reliever Joaquin Benoit in the eighth inning to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
Walker Dominant With 11 Ks, Seattle Beats Cleveland 5-0Taijuan Walker returned to his early season form throwing eight innings and tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts, and Chris Iannetta provided the offense with two home runs in the Seattle Mariners' 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
Mariners End Indians' Winning Streak At 6 GamesWade Miley credited mechanical adjustments rather than his razor for regaining his pitching form.
Indians Top Mariners For 6th Straight WinWhen a team is on a hot streak, things just seem to fall into place. That's exactly what happened for the Cleveland Indians in their 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Cody Allen Makes 'Bad Pitch To A Good Hitter' And Robinson Cano Makes Indians Pay: Zuppe's 5 TakeawaysRobinson Cano's three-run homer off Indians closer Cody Allen in the 10th inning trumped Mike Napoli's game-tying, pinch-hit homer in the eighth, and Cleveland fell for the second time in the three-game series, losing Thursday's finale, 10-7.
Robinson Cano Spoils Comeback Party: 3-Run Blast In 10th One-Ups Mike Napoli's Game-Tying Homer In Indians' LossMike Napoli was brought to Cleveland to deliver big hits in big situations. Even on his day off. But his heroics were overshadowed by an even bigger hit in the 10th inning.
Little Things Add Up, Chisenhall Returns To Lineup, Salazar-Walker Match Up In Several Ways: Zuppe's 5 TakeawaysWith the Cleveland Indians trailing the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Tribe rookie center fielder Tyler Naquin led off the bottom half of the frame with a hard single through the infield into left field.
Walker Pitches Mariners Past Indians For 2-1 VictoryTaijuan Walker allowed just an unearned run over six innings, Norichika Aoki had a two-run triple in the second and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Wednesday night. Walker (1-0) held Cleveland to three hits and struck out six in defeating the Indians for the third time in a year. The right-hander beat Cleveland twice last season and has allowed one earned run in 20 innings over three appearances.
Indians Pick Up Win Against Lefty, Lindor, Napoli Make Big Plays, Shaw Bounces Back: Zuppe's 5 TakeawaysHow will the Indians react when they see a right-handed starter penciled in to face them on Wednesday's lineup card? “We’ll see," manager Terry Francona joked. "I’ll let you know after we face them.”
Indians Walk Their Way Past Miley, Mariners 3-2Rajai Davis and Francisco Lindor each drew bases-loaded walks in the fourth, Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh, and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, 3-1.