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

Drayer’s Mariners Preview: What to watch as the 2023 season begins

The heavily anticipated 2023 Seattle Mariners season is here. M's insider Shannon Drayer details the state of the team on opening day.
2 days ago

Drayer: No chasing numbers — Mariners’ Jarred Kelenic commits to his swing

Is this the year that Jarred Kelenic hits the ground running for the Mariners? He talked to Shannon Drayer about his offseason changes.
3 days ago

Drayer: How have the Mariners become contenders? They bought in

Culture was a focus for the Mariners from the day Jerry Dipoto joined the team as general manager in 2015. Shannon Drayer details the journey.
4 days ago

Drayer: A look at Mariners roster essentially set for opening day

With a pair of roster moves on Monday, the intrigue for who the Mariners will bring to T-Mobile Park for opening day is over.
5 days ago

Drayer: Mariners fireballer Andrés Muñoz brings more than just new pitch into ’23

Hard-throwing Mariners reliever Andrés Muñoz is armed with more confidence after a great 2022 season -- plus a ridiculous new pitch.
8 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Updates on Kelenic, Murphy; lineup to be ‘fluid’

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer has the latest on minor injuries to Jarred Kelenic and Tom Murphy and much more from spring training.
9 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Gilbert shines; updates on dings and dents

Logan Gilbert had his best outing of the spring, while the bumps and bruises of Mariners camp are starting to pile up. Shannon Drayer has the details.
11 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Kelenic catches up to deGrom, Ray impresses again

Shannon Drayer details why the Mariners Radio Network team called an audible Sunday and what they saw from the M's against Jacob deGrom in Surprise.
12 days ago

Mariners’ George Kirby bringing confidence, ease into 2nd season

George Kirby was perhaps the best rookie pitcher in the AL last season, and the Mariners starter is working on building off that performance.
13 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Moore out ‘at least a couple weeks,’ WBC guys return

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer has the latest on Dylan Moore's injury and how long he'll be out as well as much more in her latest notebook.
14 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Latest on Dylan Moore, Andrés Muñoz, Evan White

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer breaks down the news from camp in Arizona, including a setback for Dylan Moore, Evan White's Triple-A assignment and more.
15 days ago

Mariners Notebook: An emphasis for Seattle hitters with new MLB rules

With the shift restrictions in MLB this season, Mariners manager Scott Servais believes there will be more importance to two-strike approaches.
16 days ago

With trust from Mariners, Tom Murphy embracing lightness — and loudness

Despite veteran catcher Tom Murphy missing the Mariners' playoff run due to injury, the team has made it clear how much they value him.
17 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Robbie Ray’s changes not limited to new pitch

With Robbie Ray set to take on the Angels on Monday, Mariners insider Shannon Drayer of Seattle Sports dives into how he's more comfortable for 2023.
19 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Where Luis Castillo stands after latest start

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer reports on Luis Castillo's start in Sunday's win over the Rangers, the latest moves in camp and more.
19 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Flexen ‘looks really good,’ Hummel to play the field

Chris Flexen has gotten off to a great start in camp. Shannon Drayer has the details on that, Cooper Hummel, a potential trade and much more.
21 days ago

Drayer: Mariners relievers Sadler and Muñoz with big days in different ways

Friday was a big day for Mariners RHPs Casey Sadler and Andrés Muñoz as Sadler threw his first live BP and Muñoz showed off a new pitch.
21 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Checking in on Seattle’s bats; WBC updates

We've heard a lot about the Mariners' arms in spring training. What about the bats? Shannon Drayer provides a look at them and more.
22 days ago

Drayer’s Mariners Observations: Kelenic, Julio, injury concerns and more

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer shares her M's observations from Peoria, including injury updates and Jarred Kelenic's spring so far.
23 days ago

Drayer: Next for Mariners’ Julio Rodríguez — fulfill childhood dream in WBC

Julio Rodríguez leaves Mariners spring training on Monday to play for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.
26 days ago

Mariners Notebook: M’s sloppy in Kirby’s 1st start; injury updates

The Mariners played a sloppy game vs Colorado, resulting in a shorter day for George Kirby. Shannon Drayer has the details on that and more.
27 days ago

Mariners Notebook: Gonzales and Murphy show adjustments, White’s status

It's a spring of adjustments for Mariners LHP Marco Gonzales and C Tom Murphy, who both impressed in Seattle's win over the Diamondbacks.
28 days ago

Drayer: Mariners’ Logan Gilbert showcases new splitter in spring debut

The newest offering in Mariners pitcher Logan Gilbert's bag of tricks was on display when he made his first Cactus League start Thursday.
29 days ago

Drayer’s Mariners Observations: 3 things from big day in Mesa

Mariners insider Shannon Drayer follows up on three things she said she was watching Wednesday in what turned out to be a notable game against the Cubs.
1 month ago