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Sep.
6th

Sean White out for the season

Right-hander Sean White, who went from a non-roser invitee to a dominant setup man in the Mariners bullpen, was sent to Seattle today to have his shoulder examined by doctors.

White, who had shoulder issues coming into the season, hadn’t pitched in more than a week as the team tried to rest the shoulder.

It didn’t ease the pain and stiffness, so White – and ihis 3-2 record, 2.80 earned run average and 52 appearances – is almost certainly finished for the season.

“For him to come to camp as the 14th-15th guy and pitch the way he has all

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Sep.
4th

Game #136: Can Mariners get to eight over?

Every win this season pushes the Mariners further past the memories of 2008, and keeps them in the general conversation about the American League wild card race.

Tonight they have a chance to reach another milestone – win, and they’ll go eight games over .500 for the first time this season.

That’s no small achievement for a team that finished ’08 40 games under .500.
On the mound is Seattle’s left-handed tank, Ryan Rowland-Smith, an Aussie who wins and loses but will not be beaten. As tough as anyone in the rotation, he often dominates a lineup on sheer

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