Santiago suspended again

Just days after his return from a possibly unfounded suspension for using an alleged foreign substance on the baseball, Mariner relief pitcher Hector Santiago has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for using a performance-enhancing drug.


Trade winds keep blowing, but biggest need unmet

The Mariners may be off today, as they prepare for a three-game series in Dallas-Ft. Worth against the cellar-dwelling Rangers, but anxiety week rolls on. The trading deadline looms at 1:00pm PDT tomorrow and it was strongly implied by Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto—as well as simply assumed by most observers—that the Mariners were far from done wheeling and dealing...


M's get a starting pitcher

Just a few hours after the Mariners made a somewhat confusing trade with the division rival Houston Astros, news of another deal came down—Seattle is sending two minor-league prospects to Pittsburgh in exchange for starting pitcher Tyler Anderson.


The Undertaker is HOUSTON?

OK, didn't see this one coming.


Anxiety Week

With the Mariners' series victory over the Oakland A's this past weekend—three straight one-run wins after basically conceding the first game—the club finds itself in a position few (but some) of us would have predicted: within 1½ games of a playoff position in the standings in the waning days of July.


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The 2021 Mariners Hit Parade, Singular

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Santiago suspended again

Just days after his return from a possibly unfounded suspension for using an alleged foreign...


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Next Opponents

7/30-8/1 @ Texas
August 2-4 @ Tampa Bay
August 5-8 @ New York AL
August 10-12 vs Texas


AL West


What do you know? It's the Trivia Challenge Mark II

While we continue waiting out the COVID-19 hiatus, why not indulge in a little baseball...




What's your take on pitchers using sticky stuff as grip/spin enhancers?


Date Player Injury IL
7/7/21 Justus Sheffield (LHP) Oblique & forearm strains 10-day
6/18/21 Justin Dunn (RHP) Shoulder inflammation 10-day
6/1/21 Kyle Lewis (CF) Right meniscus tear 60-day
5/24/21 Sam Haggerty (IF/OF) Shoulder inflammation 10-day
5/14/21 Evan White (1B) Hip flexor strain 60-day
5/9/21 Ljay Newsome (RHP) UCL strain 60-day
5/2/21 Casey Sadler (RHP) Shoulder inflammation 10-day
4/26/21 Nick Margevicius (LHP) Thoracic Outlet Syndrome  60-day
4/6/21 James Paxton (LHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
3/14/21 Roenis Elías (LHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
3/2/21 Matt Festa (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
2/24/21 Dom Thompson-Williams (OF) Ruptured Achilles tendon 60-day
2/19/21 Ken Giles (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
6/29/20 Andres Muñoz (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day

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

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