Seattle Mariners news, rumors and injuries
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:34:11 -0700
Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners OF Michael Saunders (illness, oblique) is expected to miss two or three rehab games because of an illness, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. Saunders have been playing with Triple-A Tacoma as part of a rehab assignment.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:48:48 -0700
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:05:58 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Iwakuma should not miss a start because of the minor injury. Owners should continue to have him in their starting lineups.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:38:30 -0700
Fantasy Tip: We'll let you know if this is enough of a break to let Ackley return to deep fantasy lineups Friday.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:53:11 -0700
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma allowed just four hits with no walks over eight scoreless innings while posting a season-high 11 strikeouts in a win Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the Philadelphia Phillies. Since July 1, Iwakuma is 7-2 with a 1.63 ERA, 65 strikeouts and four walks in 72 innings over 10 starts.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:52:52 -0700
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:10:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Check back for manager Lloyd McClendon's stance on playing Morales at first base. Without the option to use Morales as the designated hitter, he might only get a few at-bats during the series in Philadelphia.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:49 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Morrison is an excellent target in daily games against A.J. Burnett, who struggles against left-handed hitters. Morrison has an affordable salary and promising lineup position.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:10:59 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Iwakuma is a must-start arm in all seasonal formats. You'll have to pay up for Iwakuma in daily games tonight, but it is a very favorable matchup. The Phillies rank 28th in the league in wOBA against right handed pitchers.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:08:11 -0700
Seattle Mariners OF Logan Morrison was in the starting lineup and playing right field Monday, Aug. 18, against the Philadelphia Phillies. It was just his fifth appearance in the outfield this season, and first since April 14 when he left that game with a hamstring issue.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:05:40 -0700
Seattle Mariners 3B Kyle Seager ranks ninth in the American League with 77 RBIs, and he has driven in 2B Robinson Cano 22 times. Last season with the New York Yankees, no one player drove in Cano more than 10 times in his 81 runs scored.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:04:19 -0700
Seattle Mariners SPs Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma and Chris Young have combined to go 36-15 with a 2.54 ERA in 71 games so far this season. That's the lowest ERA of any starting trio in the American League. The rest of the starters for the Mariners are a combined 15-23.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:03:03 -0700
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma will be kept on normal five-day rest, working Tuesday, Aug. 20, against the Philadelphia Phillies. Manager Lloyd McClendon wanted to move him up to use him Sunday, Aug. 24, against the Boston Red Sox, too.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners in head-to-head formats will be thrilled with Iwakuma's sudden two-start status in the current week.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:02:24 -0700
Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez (hip) is expected to be fine for his next scheduled start Friday, Aug. 22, against the Boston Red Sox, manager Lloyd McClendon said Monday, Aug. 18. Hernandez was hit by a one-hop comebacker in his start Saturday, Aug. 16, against the Detroit Tigers. He might skip his between-starts bullpen session this weekend, but McClendon said that is not unusual.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:24:43 -0700
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