Mariners Blank Rays Again, 3-0

cano marinersRobinson Cano drove in two runs with a bases-loaded double and the Seattle Mariners blanked the Tampa Bay Rays for the second straight game, 3-0 Monday. Five Seattle pitchers combined on a five-hitter. The Mariners extended their scoreless streak to 19 games and won for the eighth time in nine games. The Rays have lost 13 of 14 and are saddled with the worst record in the major leagues at 24-41.

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Felix: The American League Player Of The Week

felix may13Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending June 8th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

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Felix Still King: Mariners Beat Rays 5-0

felix june8Felix Hernandez has never won six straight decisions. Nor has he ever won any game at all at Tropicana Field. Both those items remain on The King's bucket list after the Mariners' 5-0 victory over the Rays on Sunday.

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Mariners Beat Rays 7-4

marinersSDustin Ackley drove in three runs, Roenis Elias won his second consecutive start, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 on Saturday. Ackley hit a three-run double off Alex Cobb (1-4) during a four-run fifth that put the Mariners ahead 7-2. Willie Bloomquist added an RBI double. Elias (5-4), coming off a three-hit shutout over Detroit last Sunday, was chased after giving up a two-run homer in the eighth.

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Sounders Douse Fire 3-2

Obefemi Martins scored twice before his first-half ejection, Lamar Neagle added the winner and the Seattle Sounders earned their league-high 10th victory, beating the Chicago Fire 3-2 Saturday night. The Sounders (10-3-2) stopped Chicago's unbeaten streak. The Fire (2-4-8) had tied their last two matches. Seattle midfielder Neagle scored on a screened shot from the left side to make it 3-1 in the 78th minute. The Fire's Harry Shipp cut the lead to 3-2 four minutes later on his second goal of the night. Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei stopped Juan Luis Anangono from 12 yards in the 88th minute to preserve the win. Martins, who had missed an open net in the fifth minute, beat Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson in the 31st and 38th minutes. He was ejected for an altercation with the Fire's Benji Joya seconds after Shipp scored his first goal in the 41st minute. June 8, 2014