Mariners' Martin Tells Of Threats In Cuban Smuggling TrialSeattle Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin told a Miami jury Tuesday he crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without any valid papers because he feared being kidnapped or worse after he was smuggled from Cuba by a group linked to a sports agent and a baseball trainer.
Robinson Cano Optimistic About Mariners' SeasonThere's reason for Cano's sunny disposition, despite the rain that fell Saturday in the greater Phoenix area. The Mariners came up just short of a wild-card playoff spot last season, one that saw Cano hit a career high 39 home runs. They've also made a number of major acquisitions in hopes of getting to the postseason for the first time since 2001.
Mariners Manager Servais Expects Plenty From Lefty PaxtonServais believes starting pitcher James Paxton cleared that bar last season, and the Mariners are expecting the 28-year-old left-hander to be a major contributor in 2017 for a team that looks to end Major League Baseball's longest current postseason drought.
Mariners Adopt 'Whatever It Takes' MantraIt's a sign of raised expectations for the Mariners after coming close to a wild-card spot and finishing 86-76 last season.
1B Adam Lind, Nationals Finalize $1.5 Million ContractFirst baseman Adam Lind and the Washington Nationals have finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract.
Mariners' Iwakuma Ready To Shoulder Load Again If NeededHisashi Iwakuma was a major reason the Seattle Mariners stayed in the race for an American League wild-card playoff spot until the second-to-last day of the 2016 season.
Felix Hernandez Out To "Prove People Wrong"How Hernandez approached the offseason was one of Seattle's big questions after watching its ace have a rocky 2016 season that included a lengthy stint on the disabled list due to a leg injury.
Adam Lind Agrees With Nats, Pending PhysicalFree-agent first baseman Adam Lind and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract, pending a physical, accordin to a person familiar with the deal.
Mariners Constantly In Motion With Dipoto In ChargeThe Seattle Mariners general manager is constantly tinkering, trying to create a club that can once again be a contender instead of an afterthought. That means during the 17 months that Dipoto has served as Seattle's GM, the Mariners front office has been kept on its toes, constantly waiting for the next move.
Another Offseason Overhaul As Mariners Head To ArizonaSeattle manager Scott Servais will need to use nametags for the second straight year to kick off spring training.
Taijuan Walker, Diamondbacks Go To Salary ArbitrationPitcher Taijuan Walker has become the second player this winter to go to salary arbitration with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Mariners Catcher Jesus Sucre Traded To Rays The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired catcher Jesus Sucre from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named or cash. Sucre was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma last week.