Robinson Cano wasted no time carrying his hot spring into the regular season as the Mariners’ second baseman lined a home run off Rangers lefty Cole Hamels on the second pitch he saw in the first inning of Monday’s Opening Day game at Globe Life Park to give Seattle a 1-0 lead. The Mariners ended […]
The Rangers scored three runs in the fifth inning and their pitching, led by Cole Hamels, made it stand up for a 3-2 Opening Day victory over the Mariners on Monday at Globe Life Park. The Rangers beat Mariners starter Felix Hernandez, who took the loss despite allowing just one bloop single through six. That […]
Despite allowing just one hit in six innings, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez suffered the first Opening Day loss of his career in a 3-2 setback to the Rangers on Monday at Globe Life Park.
Dae-Ho Lee has dreamed of this moment for a while, making a Major League Opening Day roster after putting up big numbers the past 12 years in his native Korea and Japan. But the 6-foot-4, 250-pound first baseman is looking beyond Monday’s lid lifter against the Rangers as he opens his Mariners career.
The Mariners will be looking to make a little history Monday when they face the Rangers on Opening Day with ace Felix Hernandez on the mound. Seattle has won nine straight Opening Day games, one shy of the Major League record of 10 in a row by the Boston Beaneaters from 1887-96.
The Mariners will open the 2016 season with 13 new players on their 25-man roster as general manager Jerry Dipoto finalized the club’s Opening Day plans on Sunday by placing pitchers Charlie Furbush and Evan Scribner on the 15-day disabled list, designating catcher Rob Brantly for assignment and reassigning four other players to Minor League […]
Mariners broadcaster Aaron Goldsmith discusses the 2016 team.
The first Opening Day in the Majors for any player is a special moment, and Mariners shortstop Ketel Marte appreciates what awaits him Monday, when he’ll take the field against the Rangers at Globe Life Park in the 1:05 p.m. PT season debut.
Dae-Ho Lee, looking to lock up a spot as the Mariners’ right-handed platoon first baseman, whacked a two-run double in the sixth inning and Nathan Karns fanned eight in six innings to pace an 8-5 victory over the Rockies in the Cactus League finale on Saturday afternoon at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
With a lineup built largely around left-handed hitters, Scott Servais knows his club will face more than its share of southpaws this season as opposing managers line up their pitching to face the Mariners. But Servais feels his club is equipped to handle that challenge, thanks to some increased versatility.
Mariners center fielder Leonys Martin missed Friday’s Cactus League game against the Rockies after flying to Miami to be with his wife for the birth of their second child, but he’s expected to rejoin the team on Saturday for their final spring game.
Scott Servais has been through numerous Opening Days during his 11-year Major League career as a catcher and the last 10 years as a director of player development with the Rangers and Angels. But this Monday, he’ll step on the field for the first time as a manager when the Mariners line up for Opening […]