For the past nine years, choosing an Opening Day starter has generally been a foregone conclusion for the Mariners. Felix Hernandez has handled those duties every season since 2009, the longest active streak of any pitcher in the Major Leagues.
Felix Hernandez is looking for one thing this spring. He wants to stay healthy. The Mariners are looking for something else as well. They want their longtime ace to get back to having a good time and being fun-loving Felix. Which, of course, would come a lot easier if he stays healthy and productive on […]
On a Mariners team with several players sporting flowing locks and bushy beards, Mike Leake decided to go the other direction this spring.
Hernandez and the Mariners are taking every precaution after the right-hander was limited by shoulder issues last season.
After a long and relatively quiet offseason, Spring Training arrives for the Mariners this week with a couple of questions still looming. The biggest, at least in the minds of most fans, is whether Seattle has enough quality starting pitchers among the group scheduled to report on Wednesday in Arizona at the club’s Peoria Sports […]
More than 60 players will converge on the Mariners’ Spring Training complex in Peoria, Ariz., in the coming days with hopes and dreams of landing a spot on Seattle’s Major League roster.
Mariners bench coach Manny Acta has worn many hats during his lengthy baseball career and has amassed a wealth of knowledge.
Felix Hernandez may no longer be one of the most dominant hurlers in the game, but Jerry Dipoto firmly believes the long-time ace still has the skills to have a significant impact on the Mariners and their upcoming season and now just has to continue adjusting to being a different kind of pitcher.
With Spring Training rapidly approaching, we’re taking an in-depth look at the Mariners’ roster. This is the sixth part of an Around the Horn series looking at each position on the team. Today: the outfield.
It’s an annual rite of passage, the first sign that Spring Training indeed is drawing near. The Mariners equipment truck, packed with everything from baseball gear to office equipment, headed out of Safeco Field on Tuesday and began the long haul to Peoria, Ariz.
With Spring Training rapidly approaching, we’re taking an in-depth look at the Mariners’ roster. This is the fifth part of an Around the Horn series looking at each position on the team. Today: first base.
When general manager Jerry Dipoto took over the Mariners two years ago, his immediate goal was to help the club get younger and more athletic while building up the foundation of players around the “core four” of Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz, Kyle Seager and Felix Hernandez.