Seattle Mariners

3rd AL West | 50-48
  • Batting Avg
    .261 AVG
  • Runs
    467 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.95 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    128 HR
  • What’s on Tap: Previewing Monday’s action
    HardballTalk

    What’s on Tap: Previewing Monday’s action

    Tigers starter Justin Verlander got off to a bumpy start, finishing his sixth start of the season with a 6.49 ERA. His velocity wasn’t quite where it used to be and the 33-year-old seemed to be on the decline. Some had already lost faith after a subpar 2014, so his slow start to 2016 wasn’t converting anyone. Since throwing seven shutout innings against the Rangers on May 8, however, Verlander has been one of the best starters in baseball. Over his last 14 starts, Verlander has a 2.76 ERA with a 106/24 K/BB ratio in 97 2/3 innings. He’s tacked on nearly 2 MPH to his average fastball velocity compared to April, going from below 93 MPH to nearly 95 MPH. Verlander’s overall strikeout rate of 26

  • SNY

    Piazza, Griffey officially inducted into Hall of Fame

    Legendary New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza and former Seattle Mariners center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on Sunday. Piazza spent eight seasons of his 16-year career with the New York Mets, leading them to the 2000 World Series and hitting a memorable home run in the first game in New York following the 9/11 terror attacks. "To witness the darkest evil of the human heart ... will be forever burned in my soul," Piazza said, according to the Associated Press. "But from tragedy and sorrow came bravery, love, compassion, character and eventual healing. "Many of you give me praise for the two-run home run in the first game back on