One on One with Rafael Soriano

This story was originally published in May of 2003, but that was back when only a handful of people even knew this web site existed. For those who missed's exclusive interview with Rafael Soriano, here is your chance to get another look.
February 23, 2004

Without Nelson, the M's must move forward

While Jeff Nelson was traded to the Yankees on Wednesday, he may have left an imprint on Seattle large enough to help push the Mariners over the top in 2003.
August 10, 2003

Minor League Roundup: Tacoma Rainiers

The Rainiers' week was highlighted by two appearances by Kazuhiro Sasaki, who is currently on the disabled list with a fractured rib. In other news, Chris Snelling entered the Triple-A picture for the first time and immediately added some spark to the lineup.
July 30, 2003

The Trading Game: Addressing the Needs

With the trade deadline just one day away - July 31 - there are plenty of holes on this Mariner team that need to be filled. While history shows that Seattle usually plays the part of an observer this time of the year, rumors are swirling that several trades are in the works. In his first piece for, Dave Sund breaks down what exactly the Mariners should do before it's too late.
July 30, 2003

Garcia hurls gem, leads M's to win

Seattle knocked Anaheim even further back in the American League West, dropping the Angels 13.5 behind. The Mariners (48-22) and Angels (34-35) play the final game of the four-game series Thursday at 1:35 p.m. M's lefty Jamie Moyer will face Angels' righty Ramon Ortiz.
June 19, 2003

Franklin baffling in Mariners win over Expos

Seattle salvaged a win after dropping two in a row to a very tough Montreal team. All they needed was one run to do so, thanks to a career performance by starter Ryan Franklin.
June 13, 2003

Breaking Down an 11-1 Road Trip

Seattle returns to Safeco Field after a two-week road trip to Kansas City, Minnesota, Philadelphia and New York. All they did during that time was go 11-1 and raise their record 10 additional games over the .500 mark. How did they accomplish such a feat? The mind-boggling individual stats by the Mariners give a pretty good indication.
June 9, 2003