Brad Miller

Austin Jackson is among five Opening Day outfielders for the Mariners.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Roster Analysis

Though it’s been clear enough for a few weeks and as close to official without being so, the club has set its starting rotation after optioning Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners also optioned right-handed reliever Carson Smith, which clarifies the bullpen too.

1090 The Fan–03/29/2015

Top prospect D.J. Peterson should benefit from the new Mariners' environment. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Impact Of Mariners’ Depth

Taking a shot at the World Series is terrific. Taking numerous shots is optimal.

1090 The Fan–03/18/2015

Chris Taylor (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Impact of Taylor Injury, Elias, WFB

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the status of the spring position battles, what Chris Taylor’s injury means, as well as answering your questions in this week’s Twitter “T-Bag.”

1090 The Fan–03/15/2015

Taijuan Walker is well on his way to breaking camp a big leaguer.  (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Churchill: Walker Will Win, Miller By Default

Jason A. Churchill provides analysis of Taijuan Walker’s latest outing, plus the shortstop position and the bullpen.

1090 The Fan–03/14/2015

Brad Miller (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Mariners’ Brad Miller: Everybody Is Getting Into Their Rhythm

1090 The Fan’s Jason Churchill caught up with Seattle Mariners shortstop Brad Miller

1090 The Fan–03/13/2015

(Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Churchill’s Spring Training Report 3-9-15: Walker Sharp, A Look At Shortstop

It remains early in the process but right-hander Taijuan Walker took another step toward breaking camp with one of five spots in the starting rotation with three strong innings versus the Cleveland Indians Monday afternoon at Peoria Sports Complex

1090 The Fan–03/09/2015

Seattle Mariners' Shortstop Brad Miller (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Shortstop, Roster Crunch

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Brad Miller’s future should he NOT “win” the shortstop job, the roster crunch that includes the shortstops and outfield crop. The guys also answer your Twitter questions in this week’s edition of The T-Bag.

1090 The Fan–02/21/2015

James Paxton (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mariners Enter Spring Training With High Expectations

Barring a change of plans because of injury, the Mariners’ rotation is mostly set before spring begins. Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma and James Paxton are set. Newly acquired J.A. Happ will be the fourth arm in the rotation, giving Seattle a second left-handed option.

1090 The Fan–02/17/2015

the hot stove report

The Hot Stove Report: Walker, Taylor, AL West Favorites

Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Seattle Mariners’ budget, their plans at catcher and what they expect from the club in 2015 in terms of wins and losses.

1090 The Fan–01/17/2015

Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik joins 1090 The Fan to talk Hot Stove. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Listen: Jack Zduriencik Still Fielding Calls

Seattle Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik joins The Steve Sandmeyer Show on 1090 The Fan.

1090 The Fan–01/14/2015

more