Edwin Diaz’s swagger turned up in return to Mariners after electric performance in WBC
Shannon Drayer | March 24, 2017 4:59 pm
Mariners closer Edwin Diaz had many fun stories to tell about his strong run in the World Baseball Classic with Team Puerto Rico, which reached the final against the United States.
Notebook: Short-handed Mariners aim to be full-strength next week
Shannon Drayer | March 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Though the Mariners are scrambling with split squad games and players out with head colds, the hope is they’ll be getting locked in for opening day with next week’s schedule.
Felix Hernandez looks sharp in his return to the Mariners
Shannon Drayer | March 23, 2017 9:56 pm
In his second-to-last start of Mariners spring training, Felix Hernandez pitched six innings of scoreless, one-hit ball, and he left the game with more in the tank.
Mariners decide Daniel Vogelbach needs more time, option rookie 1B to Triple-A Tacoma
Shannon Drayer | March 23, 2017 2:50 pm
Daniel Vogelbach will start the 2017 season with Triple-A Tacoma as the Mariners want to see him further improve his defense at first base before giving him the first base job.
Mariners’ Marc Rzepczynski looking to be more than a lefty specialist
Shannon Drayer | March 23, 2017 6:00 am
The Mariners may use lefty Marc Rzepczynski more against right-handed hitters than originally planned due to a changeup he brought back last season and is refining this spring.
Mariners notebook: Shawn O’Malley back in camp after appendectomy
Shannon Drayer | March 22, 2017 1:12 pm
Mariners utility man Shawn O’Malley is hoping for a quick recovery after having his appendix removed. Plus notes on relievers on the mend, pitching schedules and a look at Taylor Motter at first base.
Mariners notebook: Shawn O’Malley sidelined by appendicitis
Shannon Drayer | March 21, 2017 10:50 pm
A trip to the hospital Tuesday revealed that Shawn O’Malley had appendicitis, which could impact his chances of making the Opening Day roster.
Notebook: Mariners give Puerto Rico permission to use closer Edwin Diaz in WBC final
Shannon Drayer | March 21, 2017 4:45 pm
“They will use him if they need him,” Scott Servais said Tuesday afternoon regarding Edwin Diaz and Team Puerto Rico’s game in the World Baseball Classic final Wednesday.
Mariners’ James Paxton works on secondary pitches in outing against minor leaguers
Shannon Drayer | March 19, 2017 3:52 pm
Mariners starter James Paxton struck out eight while facing players from the lower minors of the White Sox organization on Sunday afternoon.
Notebook: Mariners will soon look like themselves again
Shannon Drayer | March 19, 2017 11:06 am
With the Dominican Republic eliminated from the WBC, Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura should soon be hitting the field once again in Mariners uniforms.