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The Halfway Mark

Even though the All-Star break traditionally marks the start of the second half of the season, in terms of games played, the Mariners are there now. Having swept the Baltimore Orioles, the M's are now 51-31, 82 games into the 162-game campaign.

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The Balancing Act of an MLB Schedule

Is it just me, or does anyone else think the Mariners' schedule is a bit wack?

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First-place(!) M's begin homestand on a roll

It was looking bleak for Your Seattle Mariners not too long ago. On a Sunday afternoon in Detroit, Robinson CanĂ³ was hit by a pitch and left the game with a broken hand, and fans began to wonder how the M's would manage without him for perhaps a month or more. Then it was revealed that CanĂ³ had also flunked a PED test, so he'd actually miss half the season. Their third-place hitter and MVP candidate gone for half the year?! How could they survive?!

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M's draft pitcher in 1st round

Breaking with recent tradition, the Mariners used their first selection in the 2018 amateur draft on a pitcher, drafting Stetson University sophomore Logan Gilbert with the 14th overall selection.

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Cast your ballot

All-Star voting season is upon us. Sadly, you can no longer vote in person at the ballpark; gone are the days of whiling away the between-innings time by amusing your fellows with ballots filled out for the "all-disabled list team" or "worst-stats-ever team" along with your real choices, consigned to history are seating areas littered with little paper ballot chads.

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Better late than never

Marc Rzepczynski leaves the M's after posting an ugly 9.39 ERA this season

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