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.
All eyes on Drew Smyly as he returns to Mariners after stellar WBC performance
Shannon Drayer | March 18, 2017 6:00 am
After turning heads with an eight-strikeout performance in 4 2/3 innings for the USA in the World Baseball Classic, Drew Smyly comes back to Mariners with extra attention on him.
Mariners option Boog Powell, Chase De Jong to Triple-A Tacoma
Shannon Drayer | March 17, 2017 12:10 pm
The Mariners announced they have optioned outfielder Boog Powell and right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong to Triple-A Tacoma ahead of Friday’s split-squad games.
Mariners notebook: Let’s play 2 plus injury updates
Shannon Drayer | March 17, 2017 11:51 am
Some interesting lineups have been made for the Mariners on Friday, who have split squad games on tap: a day game against Arizona and a night game with the Dodgers.
Notebook: Mariners impressed by performances of Felix Hernandez, Drew Smyly in WBC
Shannon Drayer | March 16, 2017 11:44 am
“I couldn’t be any happier with the way they threw or how they went about it,” manager Scott Servais said of Drew Smyly and Felix Hernandez in Wednesday’s WBC matchup.
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