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  1. Rangers have mild interest in Michael Saunders

    Nov 24, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    The Mariners are shopping Michael Saunders and the Rangers are one interested team thus far.

  2. Michael Saunders has a new agent

    Nov 17, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

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    Michael Saunders has new representation a month after his ex-agent fired back at Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik through the media.

  3. Michael Saunders, agent unhappy with criticism from Jack Zduriencik

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

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    Michael Saunders and his agent are unhappy with comments Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik made publicly, calling into question the outfielder’s conditioning.

  4. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 27, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the Mariners’ efforts to keep their season alive.

  5. Mariners activate Michael Saunders from disabled list

    Sep 8, 2014, 6:12 PM EST

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    The Mariners have been without Saunders since July 10 due to an oblique strain and a viral infection.

  6. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

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    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  7. Mariners call up Justin Smoak, place Michael Saunders on the disabled list

    Jul 11, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

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    Michael Saunders is out with a strained oblique, and Justin Smoak is back in the major leagues after a stint at Triple-A.

  8. Mariners demote Justin Smoak to Triple-A

    Jul 4, 2014, 4:06 PM EST

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    Justin Smoak is off the disabled list after missing nearly a month with a strained quadriceps, but instead of simply adding him to the active roster the Mariners demoted the first baseman to Triple-A.

  9. Mariners activate Michael Saunders, send Jesus Montero back to Triple-A

    Jun 27, 2014, 4:50 PM EST

    Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero’s latest stint in the big leagues was a short one, as the Mariners have demoted the one-time top prospect back to Triple-A to make room for outfielder Michael Saunders’ return from the disabled list.

  10. Mariners calling up Jesus Montero

    Jun 12, 2014, 12:51 PM EST

    Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero has been a bust for the Mariners since they acquired him as a top prospect from the Yankees for Miguel Pineda, but he’s hit reasonably well at Triple-A this season and now he’s on his way back to the majors.

  11. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 3, 2014, 6:39 AM EST

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    Jose Abreu is back, Clayton Kershaw withstood his return and I made a sobering discovery about “Billy Madison.”

  12. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 23, 2014, 6:23 AM EST

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    Boston has lost seven straight. Mark Buehrle has eight wins.

  13. 2014 Preview: Seattle Mariners

    Mar 25, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Seattle Mariners. The Big Question: Robinson Cano and . . . then what? The Mariners certainly made the biggest…

  14. Mariners, Michael Saunders avoid arbitration

    Jan 15, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

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    Michael Saunders and the Mariners have avoided arbitration with a one-year contract. Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times says the deal is worth $2.3 million for the 27-year-old outfielder’s first season of arbitration eligibility. Saunders hit .236 with 12 homers and a .720 OPS in 132 games for the Mariners last season, which doesn’t look…

  15. Mets, Padres, Yankees ask about Mariners’ Dustin Ackley

    Dec 10, 2013, 5:27 PM EST

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    With second base now off limits for a good decade or so, the Mariners have to be open to moving Dustin Ackley and/or Nick Franklin. According to CBS Sports.com’s Jon Heyman, the Mets, Padres and Yankees have already inquired about Ackley. Ackley, the second overall pick in the 2009 draft, has hit a modest .245/.315/.354…

  16. Mariners could part with Nick Franklin and other young talent to bolster roster

    Dec 8, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

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    If you thought the Mariners were going to call it an off-season after signing second baseman Robinson Cano to a ten-year, $240 million contract, think again. They’re only just getting started. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that the Mariners could use some of their young talent, such as middle infielder Nick Franklin, to bolster…

  17. Play of the Day: Michael Saunders nailed himself a runner

    Aug 1, 2013, 9:14 AM EST

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    The Mariners lost, partially because Jonny Gomes had his own nice play in the outfield last night, turning an unassisted double play.  But this throw from Michael Saunders to end the 14th inning is pretty to watch. I’ve replayed it 10 times already.  There’s nothing like a perfect throw:

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 1, 2013, 7:05 AM EST

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    Indians 6, White Sox 5: Living with a Tigers fan is kinda hard sometimes. Like, when you have the Indians-White Sox game on the TV, she wants the Indians to lose, the White Sox blow a two-run lead in the ninth and then Carlos Santana hits a walkoff homer in extras. It’s even more complicated…

  19. Erik Bedard allows no hits in 6.1 innings, loses anyway

    Jul 20, 2013, 10:15 PM EST

    Seattle Mariners v Houston Astros

    Astros lefty Erik Bedard brought a no-hitter into the seventh inning, but ran into a bit of trouble and a high pitch count. After Bedard walked Justin Smoak with one out (Bedard’s fifth walk of the evening), manager Bo Porter wasn’t willing to let him go beyond 111 pitches, replacing him with Jose Cisnero. Cisnero…

  20. Endy Chavez could be the odd man out in Seattle

    May 18, 2013, 9:00 PM EST

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    With Franklin Gutierrez working his way back into playing shape after landing on the DL with a strained right hamstring, Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times suggests Endy Chavez could be the odd man out to create room on the roster. Chavez has a .288 on-base percentage and .310 slugging percentage. Meanwhile, Jason Bay and…

  21. R.A. Dickey surrenders grand slam as struggles continue

    May 4, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey appeared to be getting back on track having logged quality starts in three out of his last four appearances entering this afternoon’s match against the offensively-impotent Mariners. Over six innings today, though, the right-hander allowed three home runs, including a first inning lead-off home run to Michael Saunders (his first…

  22. Mariners activate Michael Saunders from the disabled list

    Apr 29, 2013, 5:31 PM EST

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    Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders is back from the disabled list after missing the past two-and-a-half weeks with a sprained right shoulder. Saunders wasn’t quite ready to rejoin Seattle’s lineup when first eligible, but is expected to draw most of the starts in center field with Franklin Gutierrez out. Prior to injuring his shoulder Saunders started…

  23. Michael Saunders on track to return early next week

    Apr 24, 2013, 9:40 PM EST

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    Greg Johns of MLB.com reports that Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders is scheduled to spend the weekend on a minor league rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma before returning to Seattle’s active 25-man roster at some point early next week. Saunders has been on the 15-day disabled list since suffering a right shoulder sprain when he crashed…

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