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The Mariners had an exciting season in 2016, General Mana­ger Jerry Dipoto’s first with the team. Seattle posted an 86-76 record, a ten-game improvement over 2015 and good enough for a second-place finish.

Mariners All-In for 2017

The Mariners had an exciting season in 2016, General Mana­ger Jerry Dipoto’s first with the team. Seattle posted an 86-76 record, a ten-game improvement over 2015 and good enough for a second-place finish.

Skepticism was rampant when word came down in mid-May that the Mari­ners had begun the process of converting the team’s top pitching prospect, Edwin Díaz, into a reliever.

ELECTRIC EDDIE: Díaz Brings the Late-Inning Fire

Skepticism was rampant when word came down in mid-May that the Mari­ners had begun the process of converting the team’s top pitching prospect, Edwin Díaz, into a reliever.

The Mariners designated Willie Bloomquist for assignment July 2nd, effectively cutting ties with the 37-year-old utility player to make room for shortstop Chris Taylor.

The End of the Willie Bloomquist Era

The Mariners designated Willie Bloomquist for assignment July 2nd, effectively cutting ties with the 37-year-old utility player to make room for shortstop Chris Taylor.

Kyle Seager took things to a new level in the first half of 2014, batting .279 and leading the M’s in home runs (15) and RBI (63).

All-Star Third Baseman Kyle Seager

Kyle Seager took things to a new level in the first half of 2014, batting .279 and leading the M’s in home runs (15) and RBI (63).

Andy Van Slyke is in his first season on the Mari­ners’ coaching staff, having been brought in by his former teammate of several seasons, manager Lloyd McClendon.

1B Coach Andy Van Slyke

Andy Van Slyke is in his first season on the Mari­ners’ coaching staff, having been brought in by his former teammate of several seasons, manager Lloyd McClendon.

King Felix sighed blissfully. It was good to be king, particularly in a land so magnificent as this.

The King and the Commoners

King Felix sighed blissfully. It was good to be king, particularly in a land so magnificent as this.

The main reason attendance has been down since 2012 is the Mari­ners’ “dynamic ticket pricing” system.

M’s need to stop price gouging

The main reason attendance has been down since 2012 is the Mari­ners’ “dynamic ticket pricing” system.

Lou Piniella became the eighth member of the Mariners Hall of Fame when he was inducted on August 9th before a crowd of 40,122 at Safeco Field.

Sweet Lou Piniella

Lou Piniella became the eighth member of the Mariners Hall of Fame when he was inducted on August 9th before a crowd of 40,122 at Safeco Field.

The last three seasons have been tough ones for Mariner fans, as the team seemingly waved the white flag of surrender before...

2014 Season Preview

The last three seasons have been tough ones for Mariner fans, as the team seemingly waved the white flag of surrender before…

One of the high-ranking executives primarily responsible for the Mariners’ decline over the last decade is finally gone.

Good Riddance to One-Buck Chuck!

One of the high-ranking executives primarily responsible for the Mariners’ decline over the last decade is finally gone.

Ichiro did Seattle fans a huge favor in asking for a trade.

Ichiro Vies for a Ring — Why Couldn’t it Happen Here?

Ichiro did Seattle fans a huge favor in asking for a trade.

Why, in the name of Randy Johnson, would anyone leave a no-hitter early?

There’s no excuse for leaving a no-hitter

Why, in the name of Randy Johnson, would anyone leave a no-hitter early?