Game Central – May 9 vs. Athletics

May 9 - Mariners vs. A's Lineups

May 9 – Mariners vs. A’s Lineups

Game #30: Mariners (12-17) vs. Athletics (12-19) | 6:10 pm | Safeco Field
Starting Pitchers: LHP J.A. Happ (1-3, 8.74) vs. RHP Jesse Hahn (4-0, 1.67)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network…also on Mariners.com (for subscribers to MLB.tv)
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Starting Lineups: Starting lineups will be posted on MarinersMedia.com and Twitter when they become available
Game Information: Mariners | Athletics | Mariners-A’s History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | MarinersMedia.com | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | @LosMarineros | Facebook

Mariners All-Access

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This week on Mariners All-Access on ROOT SPORTS we get a look at Felix Hernandez through the eyes of opposing hitters, rookie fire baller Carson Smith tells us how he throw a slider and we check in on Danny Hultzen’s rehab.

  • Maddux & Beltre on Felix – The King reached a strikeout milestone this week. He’s facing a string of AL East opponents in the coming weeks, but Mike Maddux and Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers give a report on what the upcoming opponents can expect to see from Felix.
  • Cruz POM – Nelson Cruz is the American League Player of the Month for April. We take a look at his red not stats and impressive home run count.
  • Technically Speaking – Hard-throwing rookie reliever Carson Smith describes how he throws his slider and how he developed his delivery.
  • Mark Lowe back in the bigs – Carson broke a record set by Mark Lowe for consecutive scoreless innings to start a career. Injuries and maturity have caused a change in Lowe’s approach on the mound, but the former flamethrower is still loving the game and explains how he approached his time in the minor leagues.
  • Danny Hultzen 1-on-1 –Danny Hultzen reached an important milestone last week as he made his first regular season start in 20 months. The voice of the Jackson Generals sits down with Hultzen to find out how he felt after the game and what the next steps are for the former first round draft pick
  • Clubhouse music – It’s rare to walk into a silent clubhouse before the game. Find out who’s responsible for playing tunes and how they keep everyone happy.

Mariners All Access airs on ROOT SPORTS:

  • Sunday — noon, 4:30pm, 10pm
  • Tuesday — 6pm
  • Thursday — 3pm, 10:30pm
  • Saturday — 5pm

Game Central – May 8 vs. Athletics

05.08.15 Lineup

Game #29: Mariners (11-17) vs. Athletics (12-18) | 7:10 pm | Safeco Field
Starting Pitchers: RHP Taijuan Walker (1-3, 8.74) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (4-0, 1.67)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Game Information: Mariners | Athletics | Mariners-A’s History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule |  Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | Facebook

Here are today’s Game Notes:

Game Central – May 6 at Angels

05.06.15 Lineup

Game #28: Mariners (11-16) at Angels (12-15) | 7:05 pm | Angel Stadium
Starting Pitchers: LHP Roenis Elias (0-1, 3.86) vs. LHP C.J. Wilson (1-2, 2.73)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Game Information: Mariners | Angels | Mariners-Angels History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | @LosMarineros | Facebook

Game Central – May 5 at Angels

Mariners vs. Angels lineups (May 5).

Mariners vs. Angels lineups (May 5).

Game #27: Mariners (11-15) at Angels (11-15) | 7:05 pm | Angel Stadium
Starting Pitchers: LHP James Paxton (0-2, 5.74) vs. RHP Garrett Richards (2-1, 3.00)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network…also on Mariners.com (for subscribers to MLB.tv)
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Starting Lineups: Starting lineups will be posted on MarinersMedia.com and Twitter when they become available
Game Information: Mariners | Angels | Mariners-Angels History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | MarinersMedia.com | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | @LosMarineros | Facebook

Game Central – May 4 at Angels

Mariners vs. Angels Lineups (05.04.15)

Mariners vs. Angels Lineups (05.04.15)

Game #26: Mariners (10-15) at Angels (11-14) | 7:05 pm | Angel Stadium
Starting Pitchers: RHP Felix Hernandez (4-0, 1.82) vs. RHP Matt Shoemaker (2-1, 6.00)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network…also on Mariners.com (for subscribers to MLB.tv)
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Starting Lineups: Starting lineups will be posted on MarinersMedia.com and Twitter when they become available
Game Information: Mariners | Angels | Mariners-Angels History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | MarinersMedia.com | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | @LosMarineros | Facebook

King’s Court – Mother’s Day Edition

Special Mother's Day edition of the King's Court shirt.

Special Mother’s Day edition of the King’s Court shirt.

The next scheduled home start for Felix Hernandez is Sunday, May 10, which is also Mother’s Day. In honor, there will be a special edition T-shirt and K-card, both hot pink.

The price for the special offer will be $40 in advance and $45 on the day of the game. King’s Court tickets are only available online at Mariners.com/Felix.

Special Mother's Day K Card.

Special Mother’s Day K Card.

Nelson Cruz Named A.L. Player of the Month for April

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Seattle Mariners designated hitter/outfielder Nelson Cruz has been named the American League Player of the Month for April.

This is Cruz’s first Player of the Month Award and he becomes the first Mariners position player to earn a monthly award since Ichiro in August 2004. In 22 games in April Cruz hit .322 (28×87) with 10 home runs, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 22 RBI and slugged .724. Amongst American League leaders he ranked 1st in home runs (tied), slugging percentage and extra-base hits (14), 2nd in OPS (1.096) and T7th in hits.

His 10 home runs in April were 3rd-most in club history (trails: Ken Griffey Jr. – 13 in ‘97, 11 in ‘98) and his 10 home runs were most in any April in his career (had 7 in ‘11 and ‘10) and 2nd-most in a single month (13 in May, 2014). He hit a home run in 5 consecutive games (6 total) April 11-15, which was tied for 2nd in team history behind Ken Griffey Jr., 8; and tied with Jay Buhner (2x), Richie Zisk & Alex Rodriguez.

All 10 of his home runs in April came in his final 18 games, including two multi-home run games. He drove in a run in 12 of his final 18 games in April and hit safely in 16 of 22 games overall.

Cruz was previously named American League Player of the Week (April 13-19) this season when he led the Majors with 6 home runs, 10 RBI, a 1.250 slugging percentage and a 1.806 OPS and 30 total bases.

On the season, he is hitting .343 (34×99) with 17 runs, 13 home runs, 25 RBI, a .387 on-base percentage, a .788 slugging percentage and a 1.175 OPS in 25 games.

Game Central – May 3 at Houston

05.03.15 Lineup

Game #25: Mariners (10-14) at Astros (17-7) | 11:10 am PT | Minute Maid Park
Starting Pitchers: LHP J.A. Happ (2-1, 2.30) vs. RHP Roberto Hernandez (1-2, 3.80)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle & 97.3 KIRO FM and the Mariners Radio Network
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS NW
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Game Information: Mariners | Astros | Mariners-Astros History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners

 Here are the Game Notes and Statistics leading up to today’s game:

Game Central – May 2 at Astros

05.02.15 Lineups

Game #24: Seattle Mariners (10-13) at Houston Astros (16-7) | 4:10 pm PT | Minute Maid Park
Starting Pitchers: RHP Taijuan Walker (1-2, 6.86) vs. RHP Collin McHugh (3-0, 2.92)
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network…also on Mariners.com
TV: The game will be televised in HD on ROOT SPORTS
Live Stats: MLB Gameday will provide a live box score with pitch-by-pitch data
Game Information: Mariners | Astros | Mariners-Astros History

Roster | 2015 Media Guide | Mariners Game Notes | 2015 Schedule | MarinersMedia.com | Promotions
Social Media: From the Corner of Edgar & Dave | Instagram | @Mariners | @LosMarineros

Here is tonight’s game information…

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