Mariners notebook: Steve Cishek takes a step forward
Shannon Drayer | February 21, 2017 2:15 pm
Mariners reliever Steve Cishek threw Tuesday for the first time since hip labrum surgery in October, and all went well.
Quick hits: Mariners to face Mariners Tuesday in Peoria
Shannon Drayer | February 21, 2017 8:53 am
Live batting-practice sessions will be the highlight in Mariners camp on Tuesday. Plus news and notes, including when center fielder Leonys Martin could arrive in Peoria.
Law school will have to wait for Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz
Shannon Drayer | February 20, 2017 10:20 am
Nelson Cruz planned to begin course work this offseason to become a lawyer — until the Mariners slugger realized how busy his schedule was.
Mariners notebook: Scott Servais hopes analytics help ‘tighten up’ base running
Shannon Drayer | February 20, 2017 9:07 am
Base running will be a major focus for the Mariners in 2017 and manager Scott Servais and staff will cover it with a classroom session using special reports from the analytics department.
First impression: Mariners’ Felix Hernandez looks new and improved
Shannon Drayer | February 19, 2017 3:31 pm
Spring training workouts have only just begun, but 710 ESPN Seattle’s Shannon Drayer writes that it’s apparent Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez put action to his end-of-the-season words about making changes.
Mariners first day of full squad workouts moved inside
Shannon Drayer | February 19, 2017 9:24 am
The soggy conditions in Peoria aren’t dampening manager Scott Servais’ appraisal of the Mariners roster.
What to look for as the Mariners get going in Peoria
Shannon Drayer | February 13, 2017 9:05 am
With pitchers and catchers set to report, baseball begins this week. Here’s what Shannon Drayer will be paying attention to during Mariners spring training.
Mariners will be well-represented in the World Baseball Classic
Shannon Drayer | February 8, 2017 4:34 pm
Eleven members of the Mariners organization, six of which are on their 40-man roster, have been named to World Baseball Classic teams. The 11 M’s will represent seven countries.
A look back at the Mariners’ 37 trades under GM Jerry Dipoto
Shannon Drayer | February 8, 2017 10:52 am
Shannon Drayer looks at what we’ve learned from the 36 trades Jerry Dipoto has made since becoming the Mariners’ general manager in September of 2015.
Farm director Andy McKay turns attention in Mariners’ system to mental skills
Shannon Drayer | February 3, 2017 6:30 am
Last year, the Mariners saw success in their push to improve the records of the franchise’s minor league teams. That was just part of the process under farm director Andy McKay, however.