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Shannon Drayer | August 27, 2014 9:30 pmMariners' McClendon stands by decision to push back the pitching
Jack Zduriencik's extension from the Mariners is a sign of the times
Shannon Drayer | August 26, 2014 3:49 pm"It's well deserved," Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said of the multi-year contract extension the team has given general manager Jack Zduriencik.
For the Mariners, all that is left to do now is win
Shannon Drayer | August 24, 2014 11:40 pmThe Mariners have made the moves and answered the questions. They are well equipped to do what it takes to reach the next level.
M's notebook: McClendon calls Chavez at-bat biggest of the year
Shannon Drayer | August 23, 2014 11:17 amLloyd McClendon talked about Endy Chavez's key at-bat in Friday's win, when he worked Boston closer Koji Uehara for a walk with the game on the line.
Mariners notebook: The stretch run begins now, McClendon says
Shannon Drayer | August 22, 2014 3:11 pmLloyd McClendon said he is looking for more from the M's this time of year, plus a Michael Saunders update.
Mariners' Lloyd McClendon asks and gets more from his players
Shannon Drayer | August 21, 2014 6:41 amFrom day one, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon has not been afraid to push his players, sometimes publicly. While his style may appear to be a bit rough, he is getting results and the respect of his players.
Mariners notebook: Balancing an eight-man bullpen
Shannon Drayer | August 19, 2014 3:00 pmEight is great when it comes to relievers for Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon. Plus news and notes, including an update on Cuban slugger Rusney Castillo.
Mariners notebook: Something new as M's arrive in Philadelphia
Shannon Drayer | August 18, 2014 2:53 pmThe Mariners are enjoying their Philly experience so far plus news and notes including another twist for the rotation.
Mariners notebook: Despite errors, Taylor could be special at short
Shannon Drayer | August 17, 2014 10:16 amRookie errors at shortstop are nothing out of the ordinary, according to Mariners infield coach Chris Woodward, who believes Chris Taylor is anything but an ordinary shortstop.
Felix sees his record-setting streak come to an end in Detroit
Shannon Drayer | August 16, 2014 7:40 pmAn umpire takes center stage in a marquee match-up, and King Felix saw his record-setting streak come to an end.
Mariners notebook: Big night for Felix vs. another Cy Young winner
Shannon Drayer | August 16, 2014 3:00 pmFelix Hernandez will enjoy the spotlight in Detroit when he takes on new Tigers ace David Price.
Mariners thriving in an unfamiliar situation -- a postseason push
Shannon Drayer | August 15, 2014 5:59 amSure, the Mariners have one of the toughest remaining schedules in baseball, but with the way they are playing right now they may be the team nobody wants to face with the postseason on the line.
Mariners notebook: Chris Young learning from his teammates
Shannon Drayer | August 13, 2014 6:22 pmChris Young and the Mariners have been a perfect match this season. Plus news and notes, including updates on Michael Saunders and Roenis Elias.
Mariners notebook: McClendon calls rumbling offense, pitching 'scary'
Shannon Drayer | August 12, 2014 6:27 pmManager Lloyd McClendon has his finger on the pulse of the rumbling Mariners offense.
Mariners notebook: Felix approaching a big milestone
Shannon Drayer | August 11, 2014 6:04 pmFelix and his court are ready to go, plus a look at when could we see Michael Saunders return from injury.
Blue Jays series remains big as Mariners take 3 of 4 from Chicago
Shannon Drayer | August 10, 2014 10:57 pmThe Mariners get the job done against the White Sox and meaninful baseball in Seattle continues. Why tonight at Safeco Field could be special.
Players, coaches remember Lou Piniella's insatiable desire to win
Shannon Drayer | August 08, 2014 5:31 pmLou Piniella warned the guests at a luncheon in his honor Friday afternoon at Safeco Field that he could get emotional, and that he did while thanking those who supported him during his 10 years with the Mariners.
Mariners notebook: Willie Bloomquist's season could be over
Shannon Drayer | August 07, 2014 6:26 pmWillie Bloomquist's season could be over as the Mariners announced Thursday that the utility man will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Friday.
Lloyd McClendon and the Mariners are focused on their 'new season'
Shannon Drayer | August 07, 2014 8:29 amMariners manager Lloyd McClendon knows from experience that it's a different ballgame in August and September, and he believes his team is prepared to handle the pressure that comes with a pennant race.
Mariners notebook: Felix looks to continue his streak
Shannon Drayer | August 05, 2014 8:50 pmWe are seeing the best of Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. Plus news and notes, including outfielder Michael Saunders taking a big step.