Three supposed contenders are off to disappointing starts; will they be able to turn things around?
With nine home runs in 18 games, Nelson Cruz is tied for the third-most home runs in the opening month (March/April) of a Mariners season, and he has four games remaining in April.
Taijuan Walker (0-2, 10.66 ERA) takes the mound for the Seattle Mariners against Yovani Gallardo (2-2, 3.92) and the Texas Rangers on Monday night.
It's still only April, but a trio of preseason contenders have flopped out of the gate. Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield look at whether the Nationals, Mariners and Indians have reason to be worried.
Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by giving advice and answering your questions, starting at 6:15 p.m. ET.
Joe Mauer hit a two-run, two-out triple in the 11th inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on SundaySeattle was 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position.
Joe Mauer drives in three runs, including a two-run triple in the 11th, to lift the Twins' 4-2 victory over the Mariners.
Mauer's triple in 11th lifts Twins over Mariners
Elias, who is stepping in for an injured Hisashi Iwakuma, will make his season debut against Minnesota on Sunday.
Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson recorded his second home run of the season against the Twins on Saturday.
The Twins take advantage of three Mariners errors to prevail for the 8-5 victory.
Escobar's HR leads Twins' balanced 8-5 win over Seattle
The Seattle Mariners send James Paxton (0-1, 8.40 ERA) to the mound to take on Trevor May (1-1, 4.76) and the Minnesota Twins.Paxton gave up seven runs and a career-high 10 hits in less than three innings in his last start against the Rangers, but the Mariners picked up the win.
Felix Hernandez pitched a complete game shutout for the Seattle Mariners, beating the Minnesota Twins 2-0. It is his tenth career shutout, and first since 2012.
Hernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M's beat Twins 2-0
Hisashi Iwakuma has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain and is expected to be out two to four weeks, the Mariners said Saturday.
Felix Hernandez (2-0, 2.37 ERA) takes the mound for the Seattle Mariners on Friday to face Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins.Hernandez has only given up two earned runs over 14 innings pitched at home this season to go along with 22 strikeouts.
Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners is batting .385 against right-handed pitchers in at-bats ending with a fastball, the fourth-highest rate in the MLB since 2014.
Seattle Mariners starter J.A. Happ allowed two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings against the Houston Astros, the fifth straight start in which Happ has allowed two earned runs or fewer.
Happ, Mariners hold off Astros 3-2
The Seattle Mariners have signed outfielder Carlos Quentin to a minor league contract.
The Seattle Mariners take on the Houston Astros on Wednesday in the final game of a three-game series between AL west foes.Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager has a hit in four consecutive games, giving him 11 hits in the 12 games since April 8.
Taijuan Walker gave up one earned run and struck out eight for the Seattle Mariners in a 6-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday.Walker was seeking to become the first Mariners starting pitcher other than Felix Hernandez to win a game this season.
There's a lot of history to consider when selecting a Franchise Four for the teams of the AL West.
McHugh wins 10th straight as Astros rally past M's 6-3
Mariners @ Rangers
Globe Life Park in Arlington - Tue 4/28