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.
Mariners’ Tuffy Gosewisch provides scouting reports on fellow former D-Backs Segura and Haniger
Brent Stecker | February 17, 2017 4:33 pm
Having played with Jean Segura and Mitch Haniger before, Mariners catcher Tuffy Gosewisch gave “Danny, Dave and Moore” his unique scouting report on his fellow former Diamondbacks.
Rick Rizzs on Mariners OF Mitch Haniger: ‘Watch out for this kid’
Brent Stecker | February 17, 2017 6:00 am
Rick Rizzs told 710 ESPN Seattle’s John Clayton that he is impressed with new Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger, who he believes could end up being a power bat in Seattle’s lineup.
ESPN’s Jim Bowden says pitching will determine if the Mariners will play in October
Brent Stecker | February 16, 2017 6:00 am
Will Felix Hernandez be an ace again? Will James Paxton and Drew Smyly realize their potential? Those questions will determine the Mariners’ success, ESPN’s Jim Bowden said.
Scott Servais: Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma looking to show ‘he can carry that workload’ again in 2017
Brent Stecker | February 15, 2017 12:45 pm
Hisashi Iwakuma, the Mariners’ most reliable starting pitcher last season, arrived extra early at spring training as he begins an effort to repeat his workhorse performance from 2016.
Felix Hernandez at Mariners spring training: ‘I gotta prove people wrong’
Brent Stecker | February 14, 2017 4:41 pm
Felix Hernandez ramped up his offseason workouts, and the Mariners ace showed up at spring training with a trim new look and a chip on his shoulder Tuesday.
Mariners notes: Steve Cishek’s surgery was more serious than previously believed
Brent Stecker | February 14, 2017 12:00 pm
Reliever Steve Cishek’s operation to repair a torn hip labrum also required microfracture surgery, he told reporters Tuesday on the day pitchers and catchers reported to spring training.