Wait 'til next year

We all knew it was coming, but the Mariners were officially eliminated from playoff contention last Friday when the Oakland A's won their game against Minnesota. The promise and giddy joy of the first half of the season, slowly ebbing away since the loss to the Angels on the fourth of July, irrevocably crushed under the boots of Matt Chapman...

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Phrasing!

As I get ready to watch tonight's Mariner game against the Angels (on a delay—thank you, modern technology), I'm wrapping up the creation of a new page on gs.net. Inspired by a conversation I had a while back with friends who are relatively new to baseball, a reference for baseball terminology and lingo is right here for those times when...

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Damn Yankees

The Yankees are here for a weekend series, and Salami contributor and world's only sensitive Yankee fan Bill Abelson brings us the goods on the Bronx Bombers. The Friday night matchup is a beaut, with Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka facing off against The Big Maple. Saturday will feature former Mariner J.A.

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When a series win instills the air of defeat

The Mariners just finished a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles, winning two of the contests and finishing the season series with the Orioles at 6-1. Pretty good, right? A series win after some trying times in this second half is something one might think would lift the flagging spirits of Mariner fandom.

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Expanded Rosters

It's September, which means Major League roster limits expand from 25 to 40 for the rest of the regular season. Who have the Mariners added? Well, today we saw a number of moves:

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Dodger Blues

I didn't go to any of the three Dodger games at Safeco Field this past weekend.

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News

When a series win instills the air of defeat

The Mariners just finished a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles, winning two of the...

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Due Up

Next Opponents

September 24-26 vs. Oakland
September 27-30 vs. Texas

Full Schedule

Standings

AL West

Spotlight

Ichiro Forever

In the first of what I hope will be a lengthy series of reader-submitted columns,...

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Poll

Rooting Interest

The AL playoff teams are settled. Which will you be rooting for?

Injuries

Season Schedule (Times EDT, at least until I find a way to change them on import from BB-Reference)

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