Stories, audio from Brock and Salk’s week at Mariners spring training
ESPN Staff | March 3, 2017 1:20 pm
A roundup of all of the interviews and stories from the week that 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Brock and Salk” spent with the Mariners at spring training in Arizona.
Mariners’ Nelson Cruz: Pain won’t get in the way of a playoff race
Brent Stecker | March 3, 2017 11:48 am
Nelson Cruz shook off a wrist injury in the final push of last season as the Mariners were in the middle of the playoff race, something he said anybody would do in the same position.
With new pitching philosophy, Mariners looking for a brand new ‘King’ Felix Hernandez
Brent Stecker | March 3, 2017 6:00 am
The Mariners are looking for Felix Hernandez to re-establish himself as a pitcher who can throw his fastball for strikes up in the zone, something he’s gotten away from in recent years.
Mariners’ Scott Servais likes confidence, approach of new shortstop Jean Segura
Brent Stecker | March 2, 2017 8:00 am
The Mariners’ new shortstop, Jean Segura, is impressing his new manager thanks to his uncanny skills to hit any pitch, any where in the batter’s box.
Having three third-round picks increases Seahawks’ trade options
Brady Henderson | March 2, 2017 6:05 am
The Seahawks have made 12 pick-for-pick trades under general manager John Schneider. Getting two third-round compensatory picks would seem to make another one likely this year.
Robinson Cano explains new view of Mariners in Year 4 with team
Eric Mandel | March 2, 2017 6:00 am
Second basemen Robinson Cano opens up about what he expects from the Mariners this season and explains how far the team has come during his tenure in Seattle.
Prepare for the Mariners’ new defensive alignment: The trap
Eric Mandel | March 1, 2017 10:46 am
Third base coach Manny Acta expects the Mariners to implement as much, if not more, defensive shifts in 2017, including an interesting new idea for hitters of the more lumbering variety.
Scott Servais’ ability to manage Mariners’ star players was ‘revelation’ to Jerry Dipoto
Brent Stecker | March 1, 2017 6:00 am
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto on Seattle’s manager, Scott Servais: “The way he gravitated toward the veteran players in the clubhouse and brought them together has been phenomenal.”
Jerry Dipoto notebook: Expectations for Mike Zunino, thoughts on Mariners starting rotation and more
Brent Stecker | February 28, 2017 4:23 pm
A breakdown of notable things Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said on “Brock and Salk” Tuesday, including why one extra walk a week could do wonders for Mike Zunino.
Jerry Dipoto: Improvement in 2016 by Mariners allowed opportunity to fine-tune roster
Brent Stecker | February 28, 2017 12:19 pm
Jerry Dipoto said he zigged when the rest of Major League Baseball zagged with the Mariners roster in 2016, and the success of that team allowed him to address two smaller issues.