Mariners face Mariners in test of situation hitting
Shannon Drayer | February 24, 2017 3:37 pm
The last full day of workouts before the Mariners’ Cactus League opener featured a situational game, with Robinson Cano’s team beating Nelson Cruz’s team in come-from-behind fashion.
Mariners notebook: Servais hoping Dyson will fill more than platoon role
Shannon Drayer | February 24, 2017 9:08 am
Manager Scott Servais believes Jarrod Dyson is too valuable to sit against lefties. Plus a sneak peek at the lineup for the Mariners’ Cactus League opener.
Mariners’ Edwin Diaz has confidence and a new pitch entering 2nd season
Shannon Drayer | February 24, 2017 6:05 am
After an electric rookie season in which he saved 18 games, Edwin Diaz is preparing for his first full season as the Mariners’ closer. That includes reincorporating a third pitch into his arsenal.
Mariners have 2 position battles to watch, and 1 may surprise you
Eric Mandel | February 24, 2017 6:00 am
There are potentially five players battling for three spots in the outfield, but Brock and Salk said that’s not among the two most interesting position battles to watch with the Mariners.
Mariners notebook: Newcomer Mitch Haniger off to a strong start
Shannon Drayer | February 23, 2017 9:04 am
PEORIA, Ariz. – Who has stood out the most so far in Mariners camp, beyond expectations, to the skipper? “Mitch Haniger,” Scott Servais said without hesitation in his Thursday morning media session. “Very very professional approach. He has a plan. Every time he is in the outfield, he is on the bases, he is in the […]
Will Felix Hernandez be the key to the Mariners’ 2017 season?
Brent Stecker | February 23, 2017 7:00 am
Bob Stelton and Tom Wassell discussed just how vital a bounce-back season for Felix Hernandez will be in the Mariners’ push to make the playoffs in 2017.
Mariners notebook: Leonys Martin arrives, ‘ready to play 180 games’
Shannon Drayer | February 22, 2017 1:38 pm
Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin finally arrived in camp after testifying in a trial in Miami, and he is anxious and ready to hit the ground running and work on his offensive game.
Topps honors 92-year-old WWII vet’s first pitch for Mariners
Eric Mandel | February 22, 2017 9:00 am
As part of the 2016 Topps Baseball Update Series, the company created a First Pitch insert card that featured Burke Waldron.
Mariners’ Daniel Vogelbach hopes offseason work will help his defense at first base
Shannon Drayer | February 22, 2017 6:05 am
Mariners manager Scott Servais made it clear that Daniel Vogelbach would need to show improved defense at first base if he is going to make the club. The early impressions have been positive.
Marc Rzepczynski glad to no longer face Mariners’ lefty sluggers
Brent Stecker | February 22, 2017 6:02 am
Kyle Seager was the lone left-handed hitter to take Marc Rzepczynski out of the ballpark last season. Needless to say, Seattle’s new reliever is glad to be his teammate and not his foe.