The playoff-contending Chicago Cubs have acquired struggling reliever Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners for cash.
Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is not in the lineup for their game Thursday night against the Chicago White Sox.
Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP.
Austin Jackson's bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning capped Seattle's comeback from a five-run deficit and led the Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
If not for a mix-up at first base, Hisashi Iwakuma might have been able to hold off Oakland. Instead, the right-hander squandered a five-run lead in his shortest start of the season.
Robinson Cano had a two-run homer and Nelson Cruz doubled in two runs to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Another collapse by the bullpen cost the Seattle Mariners more than a victory.
The Chicago White Sox scored two runs in the ninth inning to tie the game and then took advantage of the Seattle bullpen's wildness for a three-run 10th in a 6-3 victory over the Mariners on Saturday night.
Chris Sale allowed struck out 14 in seven strong innings to outpitch Seattle's Felix Hernandez, rookie Carlos Sanchez had a career-high four RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the Mariners on Friday night.
Derek Holland won in his return from the disabled list, and Texas hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon.
Hisashi Iwakuma followed his no-hitter by limiting Texas to two runs and five hits over seven innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Fernando Rodney walked Adrian Beltre with one out in the ninth inning to force in winning run and give Texas a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night for the Rangers' fifth straight win.
Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each had an RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Seattle Mariners blew a big lead before edging the Boston Red Sox 10-8 on Sunday.
Jackie Bradley Jr. hit two homers and three doubles to drive in seven runs as the Boston Red Sox once again battered Seattle, roughing up Felix Hernandez and the Mariners 22-10 Saturday.
Travis Shaw hit two home runs and Rusney Castillo hit one to carry Boston to a 15-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night, just hours after Red Sox manager John Farrell announced he's taking a medical leave to treat lymphoma.