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.
MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds impressed by how organized Scott Servais, Mariners are
Brent Stecker | February 21, 2017 3:41 pm
“He’s a lot calmer,” MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds said of Mariners manager Scott Servais after spending the day at the team’s spring training camp, the second for Servais.
Mariners’ Leonys Martin tells of threats in Cuban smuggling trial
Associated Press | February 21, 2017 3:40 pm
Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin told a Miami jury Tuesday he crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without any valid papers because he feared being kidnapped or worse after he was smuggled from Cuba.
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.