Audio: Shannon Drayer on Mariners’ injuries, Opening Day without Félix
There is a lot of news to digest from the Mariners’ weekend at spring training, and almost none of it is good for M’s fans.
Mariners insider Shannon Drayer joined 710 ESPN Seattle’s John Clayton on Monday morning and shared updates and the latest from the clubhouse at the team’s spring training complex in Peoria, Ariz.
Among the topics covered in the segment:
• The latest on Félix Hernández, who said he was upset with not being named the Mariners’ Opening Day starting pitcher for the first time since 2008 and struggled in his outing on Sunday.
• Kyle Seager’s hand injury, which general manager Jerry Dipoto indicated could keep him out of action for a significant amount of time.
• Hard-throwing reliever Gerson Bautista’s arm injury suffered on Sunday.
• The veteran slugger who has been a surprise this spring.
For full details, listen to Drayer’s interview in the played embedded in this post or download it in podcast form at this link.