Seattle Mariners

Mariners Place Closer J.J. Putz On DL

The Seattle Mariners have placed All-Star closer J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list with a ribcage injury, putting Seattle's season of high expectations off to a rocky start.

Mariners Beat Rangers 5-2 On Opening Day

Erik Bedard pitched five strong innings in his Seattle Mariners' debut in a 5 to 2 victory over the Texas Rangers before a record Opening Day Safeco Field crowd of 46,334.