Brock Huard and Mike Salk of 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Brock and Salk” spent the week in Arizona at Mariners spring training, and were joined on air by several guests from the team. Here’s a roundup of all the Mariners interviews and stories coming out from the show’s Cactus League stint.
• The voice of the Mariners, radio play-by-play man Rick Rizzs, talked about what he’s looking forward to from the team. (Audio)
• General manager Jerry Dipoto had a wide-randing interview covering the Mariners’ athleticism, expectations for Felix Hernandez and much more. (Audio | Notebook | Story: Dipoto on Servais | Story: Dipoto on Felix | Story: Fine-tuning roster)
• Rookie first baseman Daniel Vogelbach shared his experiences of his first spring training with the Mariners. (Audio)
• Slugger Nelson Cruz spoke on the pride he feels in representing the Dominican in the World Baseball Classic, as well as the team’s hunger to make the playoffs. (Audio | Story: Cruz on playing through pain)
• Prospect Tyler O’Neill talked about playing this spring among the rest of the Mariners. (Audio)