MARINERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARINERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mariners plan pursuit of bats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58475105-77/seattle-mariners-mcclendon-add.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58475105-77/seattle-mariners-mcclendon-add.html.csp">Mariners plan pursuit of bats</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T23:26:02.286-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • After narrowly missing the postseason, the Seattle Mariners will spend the offseason aggressively trying to add offense to their lineup. And general manager Jack Zduriencik said Tuesday the club is ready to raise payroll to find the offense that will help end the second-longest playoff drought in baseball. “We all know from time to time we were challenged offensively so to add pieces to that offense is very important,” Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said. “Jack and I have talked about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584751052014-09-30T23:26:02.286-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T23:26:02.286-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58475105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:26:02 MDT MLB: Angels blank Mariners, clinch AL West title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428557-77/angels-paxton-wilson-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428557-77/angels-paxton-wilson-field.html.csp">MLB: Angels blank Mariners, clinch AL West title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.643-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • The Los Angeles Angels spent an hour after their shutout victory over Seattle waiting in the clubhouse, their eyes glued to televisions while the Oakland Athletics blew a ninth-inning lead. When the A’s were finally finished, the Angels roared up the tunnel and onto their home field, goggles in place and champagne bottles in hand. After a five-year wait and a few more minutes on ice, the Angels are AL West champions again. Los Angeles clinched the division title Wednesday night...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584285572014-09-18T23:09:22.643-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.643-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428557@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT