Shannon Drayer

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Shannon Drayer is the Mariners Insider for Seattle Sports. She hosts the Mariners pregame and postgame shows as well as the Hot Stove and Cactus League Report shows on Seattle Sports, and also heads up an offseason podcast for A University of Washington graduate, she joined Seattle Sports for the station's launch in 2009 and has covered the Mariners since 1999. Follow Shannon: @shannondrayer

The interesting story behind big series by Mariners’ Dominic Canzone

The Seattle Mariners' Dominic Canzone shook off a rocky start to the season by going 5 for 13 with two home runs on the road trip. How?
6 hours ago

Seattle Mariners Notebook: Will dramatic win give M’s a jump?

Cal Raleigh and Scott Servais react to Wednesday's Seattle Mariners win in extra innings, Mitch Haniger weighs in on the offense's struggles and more.
2 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Thoughts on offense, more from the road

Seattle Mariners insider Shannon Drayer checks in from the road trip, including the options the M's may be looking at with their pitching staff this week.
5 days ago

Mariners’ young core, now veterans, fueled by last year’s letdown

Falling back can be a part of growing up, and for the once young core of the Seattle Mariners, it is now part of their DNA.
16 days ago

Why Mariners hitters are embracing new approach to offense

The Seattle Mariners have new players, new coaches and new messaging for their offense. Based on spring training, it's all landing.
16 days ago

Inside how the Mariners’ pitching lab gets most out of relievers

With two of the Seattle Mariners' best relievers beginning the season on the injured list, the team's “pitching lab” has perhaps never been needed more.
17 days ago

Mariners SP Bryan Woo lands on injured list days before season

The Seattle Mariners will have to dip into their thin starting pitching depth before the season starts, with projected No. 5 starter Bryan Woo now set to start the season on the injured list with right elbow inflammation.
18 days ago

Breakdown: What Mariners bring north this year is very different

How is the group the Seattle Mariners are bringing north from Arizona? Insider Shannon Drayer details the roster -- and some thoughts from clubhouse leaders -- after 40 days at spring training.
19 days ago

Drayer’s Mariners Notebook: Expectations for demoted players, more

Shannon Drayer details plans for the players not making the Seattle Mariners' opening day roster and much more in her latest notebook.
20 days ago

Drayer: A look around the diamond as Mariners near opening day

Let's take a trip around the diamond with thoughts on each position as the Seattle Mariners are less than a week from the start of 2024.
21 days ago

Drayer: Where Mariners stand as they enter final days of spring

Shannon Drayer checks in from Arizona with the Seattle Mariners just three days away from breaking their spring training camp.
22 days ago

Seattle Mariners Notebook: What’s behind offense’s big numbers?

The Seattle Mariners have scored 56 runs in their last seven games. Whether spring numbers matter or not, the process behind them does.
24 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Opening day starter set, plus a pitch clock wrinkle

Shannon Drayer details the makeup of the Seattle Mariners' planned 2024 starting rotation and opening day starter, plus much more from Arizona.
25 days ago

Seattle Mariners Notebook: Checking in on the pitchers

Seattle Mariners' Shannon Drayer caught up with Logan Gilbert after a good outing, and has notes on Luis Castillo, Matt Brash and more.
26 days ago

Drayer: How Mariners and Servais view start of season differently

After some slow starts in years past, the Seattle Mariners plan to approach the start of the season differently, Scott Servais says.
27 days ago

Drayer: Why 2 young Mariners prospects are of particular interest

Recent iInternational free agent signings Lazaro Montes and Felnin Celesten are two Seattle Mariners prospects worthy of attention.
28 days ago

Mariners vets show they have the backs of top prospects

"This group of veteran players on our team is probably the most open with young players as any group I have ever been around," Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais said.
29 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Digging into impressive showing vs Dodgers

The Seattle Mariners took down a stacked LA Dodgers lineup on Wednesday. Shannon Drayer on their big day and some additional notes.
1 month ago

Mariners’ Gregory Santos has setback, but may have avoided worse injury

New Seattle Mariners reliever Gregory Santos is still dealing with a lat issue, though the hope is that he stopped throwing at the right time.
1 month ago

Mariners Notebook: Good developments with Gilbert, Urías

Seattle Mariners insider Shannon Drayer on an interesting outing for Logan Gilbert, Luis Urías' best game of the spring and more.
1 month ago

Mariners Notebook: Ryne Stanek’s take on going from Astros to M’s

Ryne Stanek shared his view on jumping from the Astros to the Seattle Mariners' clubhouse, the "contentious" rivalry between the two teams and more.
1 month ago

Mariners Notebook: No concern over two key bats’ slow starts

Shannon Drayer has the latest from Seattle Mariners spring training, including what Scott Servais said of J.P. Crawford and Ty France.
1 month ago

Drayer’s Mariners Notebook: Reliever updates, why Pollock is back

There's plenty of news from Seattle Mariners spring training, and Shannon Drayer has what you need to know in her latest notebook.
1 month ago

Drayer: With uncertainty in bullpen, Mariners sign veteran RHP Ryne Stanek

With uncertainty with the bullpen due to injuries, the Seattle Mariners are signing hard-throwing reliever Ryne Stanek on a one-year deal.
1 month ago