Flexen dominates in 5-1 Mariner win

Flexen leads Mariners over A's 5-1

Chris Flexen has proven to be the Mariner’s ace pitcher this season and did it again Tuesday in Oakland, leading Seattle over the A’s 5-to-1…

Mariners top A's 5-1

The 27-year old right-hander tossed 6-and-two-thirds innings, allowing just 1-run in the first inning on six hits, striking out 5 with 1-walk. It was his 11th win of the season.

Offensively, the Mariners didn’t use the long-ball for a change and instead counted on some timely hitting. Jarred Kelenic began a good day at the plate in the 2nd…

Luis Torrens would put Seattle in front with a two-out base hit in the top of the 3rd…

Seattle would score four of its five runs with two outs, including adding some insurance runs in the 8th…

The Mariners complete the two-game sweep of Oakland and finish the 8-game road trip 6-and-2. Manager Scott Servais says the Seattle clubhouse is a fun place to be right now…

Seattle has an off-day today before returning home to host the Kansas City Royals in the first of four games tomorrow night at 7:10.

American League West Scoreboard

Checking the rest of the American League West from Tuesday, Jo Adell drove in 4-runs and Brandon Marsh collected 4-hits as Los Angeles beat Baltimore 14-to-8.

Nathaniel Lowe was 5-for-5 including a home run to power Texas over Cleveland 7-3.

Luis Garcia earned his 10th win, pitching 6-and-2/3rds with 7-strikeouts to lead Houston over Kansas City 4-nothing.

American League Wild Card Race

Here’s a look at the American League Wild Card race. The Yankees won for the 11th straight time, downing Atlanta 5-4. Boston edged Minnesota in a slugfest 11-9. Toronto was tripped up by the White Sox 5-2.

New York is 2-and-a-half games up over Boston. Oakland sits 2-games back while Seattle is 3-back heading into its series with Kansas City.

Seahawks welcome Luke Willson back to Seattle

A familiar face once again donned a Seahawks uniform Tuesday…

Seahawks welcome Luke Willson back

Seattle re-signed tight end Luke Willson to add depth in that position. This will be Willson’s 3rd go-around with the club and Pete Carroll is happy to have his energy back in the building…

Pete Carroll on Luke Willson 2021-08-25

Pete Carroll on Luke Willson 2021-08-25

Seattle also traded a 7th round draft pick in 2023 to Houston for cornerback John Reid. Carroll says he also brings some depth to a position that’s seen some injuries…

Pete Carroll on John Reid 2021-08-25

Pete Carroll on John Reid 2021-08-25

The Seahawks also saw the return of several players to the practice field yesterday from injury, including running back Travis Homer; cornerback DJ Reed; center Ethan Pocic; quarterback Geno Smith; tight end Tyler Mabry; offensive tackles Cedric Obguehi and Jamarco Jones.

Coach Carroll still won’t say if starters will play this Saturday when Seattle wraps up the preseason against the Chargers. But he will say he wants to see better play…

Pete Carroll on Playing Better 2021-08-25

Pete Carroll on Playing Better 2021-08-25

Seattle and L-A kickoff Saturday night at 7 o’clock at Lumen Field. The Mariners moved up their start time to 1:10 Saturday to avoid the traffic headache in the SODO area.