In sports briefs from Thursday, the French Open schedule is pushed back a week due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Paul George's 33 points lead the Clippers past the Suns in a matchup of two of the Western Conference's top teams.

Rookie Taylor Trammell homered and added a key RBI double, third baseman Dylan Moore thwarted a Dodgers rally with a terrific defensive play in the seventh and the Seattle Mariners beat Los Angeles 4-3 on Monday night in a matchup of early season division leaders.

The Mariners had meetings for the coaching staff, one for the players and staff at the alternate training site and another for players on the active roster, about education and science, definitely not big subjects in a typical MLB clubhouse. Specifically, the meeting was held for players to learn about the COVID-19 vaccines and the real information about them.

A report from MLB Network, likely getting the information from James Paxton’s agent, Scott Boras, said that doctors have recommended Tommy John surgery for the big lefty, which could be a reason for the multiple opinions. It would end Paxton’s season.

Kyle Seager slapped an opposite-field, bases clearing double for the big blow in Seattle’s seven-run sixth inning, and the Mariners avoided a sweep with an 8-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

Seattle exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning, erasing a three-run deficit and rallying for an 8-4 win over Chicago, avoiding a series sweep. The Mariners finished their opening homestand with a 3-3 record.

Jose Abreu hammered a grand slam into the second deck for his 200th career home run, Luis Robert and Zack Collins both went deep for the first time this season and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Tuesday night.

From pitching a shutout in their previous game to being shut out in a dominant fashion Monday night, the Mariners had the harsh reminder they were facing better competition in this three-game series metaphorically shoved down their throats by a series of unhittable fastballs from the Chicago White Sox and their crew of flame-throwing pitchers.

As the Mariners celebrated their three-game series victory over the Giants with a weird off day on Easter Sunday, living the sequestered life that Major League Baseball demands of them during this time of COVID, it's instructive to not overreact to the first three games as indicative of this team and its potential for success or failure in 2021.


Chris Flexen returned to the big leagues with a win after a year in South Korea, Mitch Haniger and Ty France each hit a homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Saturday night.

Jake Fraley walked with the bases loaded in the 10th inning to score Evan White with the winning run, and the Seattle Mariners rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 8-7 on Thursday night.

The Seattle Mariners placed center fielder Kyle Lewis on the 10-day injured list Wednesday due to a bone bruise in his right knee, sidelining the reigning American League Rookie of the Year for opening day.

With just over two weeks until pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to spring training, Major League Baseball has offered a proposal to the Major League Baseball Players Association to delay the start of spring training by one month, which would push the opening day of the regular s…

The Seattle Mariners are giving fans unprecedented insider access to players and Front Office executives with a Virtual Baseball Bash, a series of online events and activities across all team digital platforms:, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and even Twitch, the…

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SEATTLE — Scorching slugger Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer, rookie Kyle Lewis stayed hot with an RBI single, and the Seattle Mariners overcame two home runs by Mike Trout to beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Wednesday night.

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For the sixth time in their only six games of the 2020 season, the Mariners allowed more than six runs in game -- numerology aside -- it's a dubious distinction to be certain. But given the limited pitch counts for their starting pitchers and some of their inexperience or past inconsistency,…