Mariners notebook: A number of regulars still under the weather
Shannon Drayer | March 27, 2017 11:48 am
The Mariners are facing a little adversity in the final week of spring training with several players dealing with illnesses.
Drew Smyly sees similarities between Mariners and 2012 Tigers
Eric Mandel | March 27, 2017 6:05 am
Good news for Mariners fans: lefty Drew Smyly feels a similar vibe and talent level in the Seattle clubhouse as 2012’s star-studded group in Detroit.
Mariners unlikely to keep long reliever in the bullpen
Shannon Drayer | March 26, 2017 1:43 pm
Unlike previous Mariners managers who mapped out and constantly monitored relievers’ innings throughout the season, Scott Servais operates differently.
Notebook: Mariners make more pitching moves
Shannon Drayer | March 26, 2017 10:11 am
The Mariners made four roster moves Sunday, leaving the team with 19 pitchers remaining in camp.
Mariners’ James Paxton gets work in minor league game while battling head cold
Shannon Drayer | March 25, 2017 4:47 pm
James Paxton is one of the many Mariners dealing with a head cold, but he was able to pitch in six separate innings Saturday in a minor league game.
Mariners option Ariel Miranda to Triple-A, still deciding on second lefty bullpen arm
Shannon Drayer | March 25, 2017 4:20 pm
The Mariners are still deciding on who their second left-handed pitcher out of the bullpen will be, though it won’t be Ariel Miranda after he was sent to the minors Saturday.
Mariners notebook: Who is No. 2 in the starting rotation?
Shannon Drayer | March 25, 2017 12:30 pm
Nothing is set in stone yet for the Mariners as it pertains to their No. 2 and No. 3 spots in the starting rotation, which will be decided between James Paxton and Hisashi Iwakuma.
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.
US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 for first World Baseball Classic title
Associated Press | March 23, 2017 9:38 am
The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman.
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.
Video: Jean Segura homers in 2nd game back with Mariners
Brent Stecker | March 22, 2017 5:14 pm
After a decade of poor production from the shortstop position, the Mariners had to have to liked seeing Jean Segura’s impressive second homer of the spring on Wednesday.
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.
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