The Baseball Report: Cano Suspended 80 Games, Cardinals Reliever Hits 105 On Radar GunA busy week in Major League baseball saw the Mariners second baseman suspended and a new king of the fastest pitch crowned.
The Eagle Has Landed... On James Paxton's ShoulderThe pageantry and patriotism accompanying the buildup to the Minnesota Twins' home opener forced a pause for James Paxton in his warmup routine, leaving the Seattle starting pitcher standing alone in left field while a giant flag was unfurled nearby.
Justin Verlander's Big Game Locks Up The A.L. WestWith the clinch comes the party and the celebration, but after an off day on Monday the team knows there is still much more work to be done.
Astros Hope To Win A.L. West On SundayThe Astros magic number is down to one, but even once the division is locked up, the team still has other goals in mind before the end of the season.
The Astros Fall To The Mariners 9-7 In ExtrasIt was tough luck all around for the Astros, they had plenty of hits, 12 in total, but in key spots would come up empty handed, leaving 18 on the bases.
Seattle Mariners Have Sold 18,000-Plus Toasted Grasshoppers At Home Games This YearThe Mariners might have take the cake for wildest food option with their offering of toasted grasshoppers at all Mariners home games.
30 Players: Mariners Have Potential Dominant Closer In Edwin DiazThe Mariners are looking to break a playoff drought of 15 seasons and a young close could help their cause.
Fister Exits Early As Astros Lose 12-4 In 2016 Home FinaleThe Astros hopes for making the post season for the second straight year are all by dashed after falling 12-4 to the Seattle Mariners Wednesday afternoon in the home finale at Minute Maid Park.
Astros Rally To Draw Closer To Playoff SpotThe Astros pulled within 2.5 games of the last AL Wild Card Spot with an 8-4 win over Seattle
Robinson Cano Hands The Astros A 4-3 Loss"He's a great player everybody knows that," Jose Altuve said of Cano, "Luke (Gregerson) made a really good pitch and I don't know how Robbie hit that ball."
Astros Use Colby's Jack, Reed's Smash To Earn Series Win Over SeattleThe Astros gave Seattle starter Taijuan Walker the Home Run Derby treatment, and Dallas Keuchel was again strong as Houston scored a series win against the Mariners with a 5-2 win.