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EWU Students Reflect on Mariners Memories and Look Ahead to 2017 Season

EWU Students Reflect on Mariners Memories and Look Ahead to 2017 Season

March 9

Spring training is underway in Peoria, Arizona as the Seattle Mariners look to end their 16 year playoff drought. The drought is the longest active streak in...

Mariners relying on their king early

Mariners relying on their king early

May 13

Another start, another milestone reached by Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez, who has begun the 2015 season with a 6-0 record and a 1.85 ERA, a...

10 days into the season, Mariners still not eliminated from playoff contention

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

April 15

Filed under Sports

In the first 10 games of the 2015 MLB season, the Seattle Mariners find themselves with a record of 3-3 (will update) and while it doesn’t sound glamorous, the first few weeks of the season provide almost no indicator of how a team’s season will play out. The Mariners defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Opening Day, their ninth consecutive Opening Day win. For those...

With cautious optimism abound, Mariners will end 14-year playoff drought

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

April 1

Filed under Sports

You read the title correctly. A franchise that has been the baseball’s biggest laughingstock since the turn of the century will be one of baseball’s best teams this season. They’ll do it with a lineup full of professional hitters, a pitching staff that will continue to be one of baseball’s best and a bullpen that was baseball’s best last season. Out is Abraham...

Mariner’s young core key to 2015 and beyond

Mariner’s young core key to 2015 and beyond

March 2

As pitchers and catchers for the Seattle Mariners reported to spring training on Feb. 20, local bloggers and national pundits alike are sipping on the...

When is the BBWAA going to get it right?

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

January 14

Filed under Sports

As 2015 begins, a new class enters the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. With the most candidates inducted in one year since 1955, the careers of the four inducted this year should be celebrated, but the bigger story continues to be the flawed voting system that is coming under greater and harsher scrutiny each year. With a great vote comes great responsibility,...

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