| Jul 10, 2009
Michael Young hit one of three home runs by Texas, a three-run shot in the third inning, and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Friday night.
Hank Blalock hit his 18th homer, a solo shot in the second, and Nelson Cruz added a two-run shot in...
| Jul 16, 2009
Cliff Lee finally got just a little run support. It was enough for the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner.
Lee won for the first time in more than a month, allowing one run in his second complete game of the season to give the Cleveland Indians a 4-1...
| Jul 23, 2009
Jarrod Washburn didn't mind losing the spotlight.
Moments after Washburn helped the Seattle Mariners finish off a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers, he and his teammates gathered around clubhouse televisions to cheer the end of Mark Buerhle's perfect...
| Jul 26, 2009
After four months of making the trade deadline a challenge for Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik, a weekend of getting routed may finally have the surprising Mariners accepting their fate.
And the Mariners have the Cleveland Indians to thank for...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 10:27 PM
Derek Holland was pleading to stay in for one more batter.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington had already decided that the rookie left-hander, who allowed only two hits while getting within one out of his first complete game, had done enough.
| Aug 6, 2009
| 10:10 PM
Bruce Chen(notes) does not want to be reminded again how long he went between victories.
Chen won in the major leagues for the first time since 2005, and Billy Butler(notes) hit a two-run homer in a five-run first inning as the Kansas City Royals beat...
| Aug 8, 2009
Never has coming off the bench felt - or tasted - so good for Ryan Langerhans.
Seattle's reserve pinch-ran in the seventh inning after sitting for two-plus hours, then stayed in the game. In the 11th, Langerhans hit a 2-2 pitch from closer J.P. Howell...
| Aug 20, 2009
Clete Thomas' two-out, RBI single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Thursday.
The AL Central-leading Tigers trailed 6-2 before scoring three times in the sixth and two more in the final...
| Aug 26, 2009
Jose Lopez homered, newly acquired Bill Hall drove in two runs and Luke French won his third game in four decisions as a Mariner in Seattle's 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Relievers Miguel Batista, Mark Lowe and David Aardsma...
| Aug 28, 2009
Fill-in Josh Wilson had his first three-RBI game in more than two years, and former Royals All-Star Mike Sweeney burned his old team with a hustle play to score one of his two runs in the Seattle Mariners' 6-3 victory over Kansas City on Friday night....
| Aug 29, 2009
Mike Sweeney's two-run double sparked a four-run first inning and the Seattle Mariners went on to an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Sweeney played 13 seasons for the Royals.
Jack Hannahan and Jack Wilson later had back-to-...