Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Kingdome

Mariners promote Mather to team president

Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Seattle Mariners promoted Kevin Mather to team president and chief operating officer on Friday.Mather, who had been serving as executive vice president of finance and ballpark operations, will take over for Chuck Armstrong, who is retiring at the end of the month.The 51-year-old Mather joined the Mariners in July 1996 as vice president of finance and administration. Following the 1999 season after moving from the Kingdome to Safeco Field, he was promoted to his current position."Our fans, first and foremost, are our focus, and we understand what they want most - a championship team," Mather said. "I am looking forward to supporting Jack Zduriencik, as he continues to lead the baseball operation and builds the Mariners both for 2014 and for future seasons. At the same time, our commitment to this community and this region will remain a top priority. This is a tremendous opportunity, and I'm excited about the Mariners future."Armstrong was Seattle's ...

Read More

  1. Making Money Off Free Games

    Niccolo De Masi, Glu Mobile CEO, on the “freemium” business model and how Glu makes money in an increasingly free gaming world.

  2. Basement Brawl: Rams Rumble into Seahawks’ Nest

    The NFL’s Week 14 finale is an NFC West basement matchup as the St. Louis Rams (2-10) head North to take on the Seattle Seahawks (5-7) in CenturyLink Stadium.The Ram...

  3. Major League, Seattle-Style

    Seattleites love their sports teams, even if only two of Seattle's teams—the 1979 SuperSonics and the 2004 Storm—have ever captured championships. While the Mariners...

  4. Late Hall of Fame broadcaster Dave Niehaus honored

    SEATTLE (AP) — It took Rick Rizzs only a few minutes before he was overcome with emotion talking about Dave Niehaus, his broadcast partner for 25 years."Tom Hanks wa...

  5. Ken Griffey Jr. Retiring at Age 40

    SEATTLE - Ken Griffey Jr. retired Wednesday night, ending one of the great careers in baseball history.The 40-year-old Griffey told Seattle team president Chuck Arms...

  6. Ken Griffey Jr. retiring at age 40

    SEATTLE (AP) — In his prime, Ken Griffey Jr. was considered the best player in baseball, on pace to rewrite the record books.Injuries derailed his chance to become t...

  7. Surging Seahawks vie to extend Redskins' skid

    The Washington Redskins ' current six-game losing streak is 7 start that included a road loss to the Seattle Seahawks .Seattle hasn't beaten Washington since.Looking...

  8. Pro Bowlers want game to stay in Hawaii

    Many NFL stars are hoping that when it comes to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii, aloha doesn't mean goodbye.The NFL all-star game doesn't have a home beyond Sunday's game. Le...

  9. Seahawks to get glimpse of Dalton as Bengals pay a visit

    Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said that Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was a player the club considered taking in the most recent draft.A soli...

  10. Plenty of appetizers on this Thanksgiving menu

    Jack and Jackie Harbaugh are about to have a Thanksgiving to remember. The holiday could be one the hardcore NFL fan never forgets as well.Though their loyalties wil...

  11. A third team in Florida? Not gonna happen

    Must have been a slow day in the political world last weekend when Florida congressional candidate Armando Gutierrez spouted off about plans to build a privately fin...

  12. Griffey Hits 600th Career Home Run

    Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th home run on Monday night, completing his long ascent and becoming the sixth player in history to reach that milestone.The Cincinnati Re...

  1. Astrodome may see 1 last inning after voters reject renovation

    Indoor skiing. Amusement park. Water park. Sports memorabilia museum. Riverwalk, though there is only a bayou. And, most recently, a $217 million multipurpose facili...

  2. Seahawks want to add more seats

    Bad news, Colin Kaepernick: The loudest stadium in the NFL might soon be getting even louder.The Seattle Seahawks are considering adding 2,000 to 3,000 seats to Cent...

  3. Power Play 9/3/2013: Will Congress back a strike on Syria?

    US steps up aid to Islamist rebels, what would a strike look like? And who will we fight with? Chris Stirewalt and guests with an in depth look at the situation in Syria

  4. How you can read to your kids even when you are apart

    Kindoma combines e-books with video calls to allow family members who live apart to take part in collaborative bedtime reading for kids

  5. Peralta good, but Hernandez better as Brewers blanked by Mariners

    As good as Wily Peralta was, Felix Hernandez was even better."I think he's probably the best pitcher in baseball," Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado said. "We tried...

  6. Angels finish off 4-game sweep of Mariners

    Kendrys Morales collected three hits, including a home run, and drove in two, while C.J. Wilson pitched six solid innings, as Los Angeles topped Seattle, 4-2, to swe...

  7. All-Star Game Sites

    1933 — Comiskey Park, Chicago1934 — Polo Grounds, New York1935 — Municipal Stadium, Cleveland1936 — Braves Field, Boston1937 — Griffith Stadium, Washington1938 — Cro...

‹ Prev12Next ›