Mariners activate Zunino; Paxton near return

The Mariners took another step toward returning to full strength on Sunday as catcher Mike Zunino was activated off the 10-day disabled list and inserted in the lineup for the afternoon's series finale against the White Sox.… Read More
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Top prospect Lewis promoted to Double-A

Kyle Lewis, who represented the Mariners in Sunday's Futures Game in Washington, D.C., has been promoted from Advanced-A Modesto to Double-A Arkansas to take the place of injured outfielder Braden Bishop, general manager Jerry Dipoto said Saturday.… Read More
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LeBlanc K’s 10 as M’s open 2nd half with victory

For a Mariners team looking to get back on track starting the second half, Wade LeBlanc proved to be just what the doctor ordered on Friday night, as the lefty tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings in a 3-1 victory over the White Sox at Safeco Field. LeBlanc outdueled White Sox right-hander James Shields as Seattle snapped a four-game losing streak and got back to 20 games over .500 at 59-39. The savvy southpaw allowed just four hits and one walk.… Read More
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Cano will play a lot of first base, Dipoto says

Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto continues pushing hard to bolster his club as the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, but Seattle finds itself in the unique position of knowing it will also add an eight-time All-Star to its lineup in 25 days when Robinson Cano returns from his 80-game suspension.… Read More
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Servais signs multiyear extension with Mariners

When Jerry Dipoto agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain the Mariners' general manager two weeks ago, he said he couldn't imagine working without manager Scott Servais as his partner. And there's a good reason for that trusted relationship.… Read More
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Servais excited by club’s ‘awesome first half’

The Mariners aren't rolling into the All-Star break at full steam, but for a club projected by most to be a .500 team coming out of Spring Training, it's hard to be upset with a 58-38 record, one which puts them in prime position to fight for a playoff berth in the second half.… Read More
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Paxton’s back injury lands him on 10-day DL

James Paxton knew as soon as he took the mound for his pregame bullpen work on Thursday that something wasn't quite right. His lower back was stiff and his normal fastball wasn't popping as he struggled to get extension on his delivery.… Read More
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Paxton’s back injury not expected to be serious

James Paxton knew as soon as he took the mound for his pregame bullpen work on Thursday that something wasn't quite right. His lower back was stiff and his normal fastball wasn't popping as he struggled to get extension on his delivery.… Read More
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