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Extra Innings podcast

The Seattle Times (Seattle Times sports staff) — Welcome to Ryan Divish's 'Extra Innings' podcast -- a weekly show that takes you inside the world of the Seattle Mariners baseball, and much, much more. Divish is joined regularly by baseball...
  • New: 9 hr 18 min ago

Keep them out: Steroid users like Bonds, Clemens don’t deserve even a sniff at Hall of Fame

The Seattle Times (Matt Calkins) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are gaining HOF momentum. But columnist Matt Calkins says he can never vote for obvious steroid users.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Photos: Mariners' Edgar Martinez through the years

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By STEPHEN COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF) — Former Mariners designated Edgar Martinez didn't receive the 332 votes needed for election into the National Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2017, but he did receive by far his highest percentage...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Mariners’ Edgar Martinez falls short in bid Baseball Hall of Fame induction in 2017

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — A change in thinking about the value of a designated hitter and growing sentiment among eligible voters gave Edgar Martinez his highest percentage of Baseball Hall of Fame votes since appearing on...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Edgar Martinez makes move, but falls short in Hall-of-Fame vote

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By STEPHEN COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF) — Former Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez was named on 259 of 442 ballots (58.6 percent) for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017. The results of this year's election by...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Larry Stone’s baseball Hall ballot: 10 are worthy in 2017

The Seattle Times (Larry Stone) — As has been the case in recent years, I voted for the maximum 10. Actually, I like to put it slightly differently. I voted for three, and re-voted for seven. My new votes were first-timers Ivan...
  • 2 days ago

Former Mariners team president Dan O’Brien passes away at age 87

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Former Mariners' team president passes away.
  • 2 days ago

Edgar Martinez’s Baseball Hall of Fame chances keep trending the right way

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — In past years, it was just another day to Edgar Martinez. Really, there was no reason for him to make the day that the Baseball Hall of Fame voting results are announced as a priority. He wasn’t...
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Mariners avoid arbitration with eight eligible players, agreeing to contracts for 2017 season

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — The Mariners won't have any arbitration cases with their eight eligible players this season.
  • 6 days ago
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With offseason moves likely done, are Mariners better or worse?

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By STEPHEN COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF) — No one will deny the sheer volume of transactions Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto pulled off this offseason, but is the team demonstrably better than the group that finished just out of a...
  • 7 days ago

Mariners acquire lefty Drew Smyly from the Rays for three players, including outfielder Mallex Smith

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto got the pitcher he targeted in the offseason -- lefty Drew Smyly -- in a four-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • 8 days ago
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Mariners acquire LHP Drew Smyly from Tampa Bay in 4-player deal

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By STEPHEN COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF) — The Seattle Mariners continued to remake their 2017 rotation with the acquisition of left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Mallex Smith, infielder Carlos Vargas and...
  • 8 days ago

Seattle pulls off another trade in deal with Atlanta

Seattle Post-Intelligencer SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have made yet another trade, acquiring right-hander Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Atlanta Braves for left-handed pitching prospects Luiz Gohara and...
  • 8 days ago

Mariners acquire right-handed pitcher Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Braves in a trade

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — The Mariners added another versatile outfielder and a right-handed reliever in their 10th trade this offseason, acquiring Mallex Smith and Shae Simmons from the Braves.
  • 8 days ago

Mariners trade prospect Luiz Gohara for outfielder, reliever

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (By STEPHEN COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF) — Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto pulled off his eleventh trade of the 2016-17 offseason on Wednesday, and he might not be done yet. Dipoto shipped off prized pitching prospect Luiz Gohara to the...
  • 8 days ago
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The Extra Innings podcast: Two trades to discuss and twenty-plus Twitter questions to answered

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Discussion of the two recent trades made by the Mariners and how it will affect the team going forward. Also answering questions from readers.
  • 8 days ago
Blog Articles

Extra Innings podcast

The Seattle Times (Seattle Times sports staff) — Welcome to Ryan Divish's 'Extra Innings' podcast -- a weekly show that takes you inside the world of the Seattle Mariners baseball, and much, much more. Divish is joined regularly by baseball...
  • New: 9 hr 18 min ago

Keep them out: Steroid users like Bonds, Clemens don’t deserve even a sniff at Hall of Fame

The Seattle Times (Matt Calkins) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are gaining HOF momentum. But columnist Matt Calkins says he can never vote for obvious steroid users.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Mariners’ Edgar Martinez falls short in bid Baseball Hall of Fame induction in 2017

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — A change in thinking about the value of a designated hitter and growing sentiment among eligible voters gave Edgar Martinez his highest percentage of Baseball Hall of Fame votes since appearing on...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Larry Stone’s baseball Hall ballot: 10 are worthy in 2017

The Seattle Times (Larry Stone) — As has been the case in recent years, I voted for the maximum 10. Actually, I like to put it slightly differently. I voted for three, and re-voted for seven. My new votes were first-timers Ivan...
  • 2 days ago

Former Mariners team president Dan O’Brien passes away at age 87

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Former Mariners' team president passes away.
  • 2 days ago

Will There Be Enough for Martin/Dyson to Do?

U.S.S. Mariner (marc w) — Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, everyone. So, with the trade of Mallex Smith, the M’s are back down to 2 or 3 CFs, with Mitch Haniger – a competent CF himself – playing RF....
  • 3 days ago

Edgar Martinez’s Baseball Hall of Fame chances keep trending the right way

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — In past years, it was just another day to Edgar Martinez. Really, there was no reason for him to make the day that the Baseball Hall of Fame voting results are announced as a priority. He wasn’t...
  • 4 days ago
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  • 6 days ago
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Mariners avoid arbitration with eight eligible players, agreeing to contracts for 2017 season

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — The Mariners won't have any arbitration cases with their eight eligible players this season.
  • 6 days ago
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This Team…Just..hold on :catches breath: M’s Acquire Drew Smyly for Mallex Smith+Prospects

U.S.S. Mariner (marc w) — For the second time in a week, I hit publish on one trade recap and news of another trade hits twitter. If you’ll remember to, oh, a half hour ago or so, I said that the M’s simply...
  • 8 days ago

Mariners Swap Luiz Gohara for Mallex Smith/Shae Simmons

U.S.S. Mariner (marc w) — The M’s face an uncertain future thanks to an aging core and an ace starter that looked much more common than royal in 2016. That’s led many fans to encourage the M’s to stop...
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Mariners acquire lefty Drew Smyly from the Rays for three players, including outfielder Mallex Smith

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto got the pitcher he targeted in the offseason -- lefty Drew Smyly -- in a four-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • 8 days ago
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Mariners acquire right-handed pitcher Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Braves in a trade

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — The Mariners added another versatile outfielder and a right-handed reliever in their 10th trade this offseason, acquiring Mallex Smith and Shae Simmons from the Braves.
  • 8 days ago

The Extra Innings podcast: Two trades to discuss and twenty-plus Twitter questions to answered

The Seattle Times (Ryan Divish) — Discussion of the two recent trades made by the Mariners and how it will affect the team going forward. Also answering questions from readers.
  • 8 days ago

Here’s hoping there’s more roster moves to come from Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto

The Seattle Times (Larry Stone) — Friday’s deals to acquire pitcher Yovani Gallardo and outfielder Jarrod Dyson solidified the roster, but it’s impossible to say the Mariners have made up the small gap that existed last year...
  • 9 days ago

Mariners are going to need to find that ‘extra 2 percent’ if they’re going to contend

The Seattle Times (Geoff Baker) — If the M’s aren’t going to become one of the biggest spenders in baseball, they’ll need to find small improvements to compliment their expensive core of Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz, Felix Hernandez...
  • 11 days ago
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Track Edgar Martinez’s Hall of Fame vote count

The Seattle Times (Evan Webeck) — 'Gar is on the ballot for the eighth time. After making incremental gains, the legendary Mariners DH is making a bigger dent than ever in his quest for 75 percent.
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