Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona with notes on J.A. Happ, Taijuan Walker and Roenis Elias, plus a special coaching sighting from a legend.
Peoria, Ariz. (1090 The Fan) — Jason A. Churchill was behind home plate for a simulated game featuring the Mariners’ number two pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. Watch highlights above (and follow the notes below)…. -About the 1:00 […]
Wearing No. 19 for every team (except the San Diego Padres out of respect for the late Tony Gwynn), the star of “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” ”Elf” and many other movies started in an Oakland Athletics uniform in the early afternoon, then was off to four other ballparks, with the aim of playing for each team, and at each position along the way.
Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona.
Scott Kazmir pitched 2 2-3 innings in his first spring start and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Thursday.
Third baseman Kyle Seager hit his first home run of the spring, but a late rally lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 4-1 victory over the Mariners Wednesday afternoon in Cactus League play at Peoria Stadium.
While the competitions continue — shortstop, starting rotation, backup catcher among them — one battle is over: Danny Hultzen has returned to the mound after more than a year and a half on the shelf due to a shoulder injury and subsequent surgery and rehab.
The Mariners have announced that Will Ferrell will be at HoHoKam Stadium on Thursday as a player for the team in their game against the Oakland A’s.
Jason A. Churchill writes that Dustin Ackley’s mechanics are a mess and the Mariners should find a way to keep both Brad Miller and Chris Taylor.
Felix Hernandez tossed two scoreless innings with no hits and one walk.
Scenes from the Mariners-Rockies game on March 11th, 2015.
Scenes from the Mariners’ second win of Cactus League play.
Scenes from the 4-3 win over San Diego.
It’s “Photo Day” in Peoria for the 2015 Seattle Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners have signed slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year deal, adding a needed right-handed power hitter to their lineup.
Scenes from the final Mariners game of the 2014 season.