The Mariners have released first baseman Richie Sexson.
Luis Hernandez capped a three-run rally with a two-out RBI single in the ninth, lifting Baltimore past Seattle 3-2.
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.
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.
Longtime Seattle Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus is going into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Niehaus has been chosen as the 2008 winner of the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports the Mariners appear to be close to signing Brad Wilkerson as a free agent.
The Seattle Mariners have asked talented young outfielder Adam Jones to leave his Venezuelan Winter League team and return to the U.S.