Seattle Mariners

Healy ready to help Mariners end playoff drought
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Ryon Healy might be new to the Mariners, but he knows the story. Seattle has the longest postseason drought in Major League Baseball — and he’d love to be part of the group that ends the dry spell.

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Lewis ranked 70th in MLB Pipeline Top 100
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Even after missing half of last season while recovering from major knee surgery, Mariners outfielder Kyle Lewis has again cracked the MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list, which was released on Saturday.

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Hamilton, longtime video coordinator, dies at 77
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Carl Hamilton, who worked as the Mariners’ video coordinator for 21 years before retiring following the 2010 season, has died at age 77, the club announced Saturday.

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Dipoto defends Mariners' development system
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Jerry Dipoto is well aware that Baseball America recently ranked the Mariners’ farm system as the worst in the Major Leagues. But while Seattle’s third-year general manager acknowledges that trades, injuries and promotions to the Major League roster have slimmed Seattle’s prospect list, he offers sharp rebuttal to any notion that the club’s development system […]

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Gordon takes simple approach to center field
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The Mariners don’t seem concerned about how Dee Gordon will transition from second base to center field. And Gordon’s teammates already know how he’ll be in the clubhouse.

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Heredia, Phelps on track for Spring Training
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Mariners outfielder Guillermo Heredia and reliever David Phelps, who both underwent surgeries last fall, are progressing as expected and should be ready for action around the start of Mariners camp next month.

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Mariners banking on Felix returning to form
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If there is an unknown in this starting staff in GM Jerry Dipoto’s eyes, it centers largely around just how much the Mariners can get out of former AL Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez after an injury-wracked 2017.

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Edgar short of Hall, but odds in his favor in '19
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Edgar Martinez fell just short of induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, but if history holds true, the former Mariners standout now stands in strong position to earn the call to Cooperstown next January in his final year on the ballot.

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Inbox: Will Seattle try to extend Cruz's deal?
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Who will lead off for Seattle, Dee Gordon or Jean Segura? Can Nick Vincent avoid a late-season letdown? Beat reporter Greg Johns opens up the Inbox.

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Mariners pluck righty Bradford from waivers
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Chasen Bradford, a 28-year-old reliever with the Mets, was claimed off waivers by the Mariners on Friday.

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Dipoto talks tough calls, projections on podcast
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Speaking on his latest Wheelhouse Podcast released Wednesday, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said personal connections must be set aside at times to make pragmatic decisions for the betterment of the club, and he cited the example of trading reliever Emilio Pagan this winter to acquire A’s first baseman Ryon Healy.

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Young White among Top 10 first-base prospects
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With snow on the ground and temperatures in the teens outside his home in Columbus, Ohio, Mariners first-base prospect Evan White isn’t having a tough time imagining the warmth of sunshine and sounds of baseball that will greet him when he reports to his first professional Spring Training next month in Peoria, Ariz.

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