Hernandez Throws 6 Sharp Innings In Mariners' Split Squad Loss To RoyalsHernandez, the ace who led the AL with a 2.14 ERA last season, gave up one run. He struck out four and walked none.
Mariners Trounced By Brewers 15-1 In Cactus League PlaySeattle starter Roenis Elias allowed eight hits and six earned runs in three-plus innings and didn't retire a batter until Milwaukee led 4-0
Walker Runs Shutout Streak To 18 Innings, Mariners Top Cubs 3-2Taijuan Walker extended his flawless spring to 18 scoreless innings, and Mike Zunino homered for the Seattle Mariners in a 3-2 victory Wednesday night over the Chicago Cubs.
Ramirez Gets Roughed Up In 5-0 Loss To HalosMariners starter Erasmo Ramirez gave up four runs — two earned — and four hits over 1 2-3 innings in his fourth spring start.
Ackley, Walker Key In Mariners 5-2 Win Over IndiansDustin Ackley drove in the Mariners' first run with second-inning single off Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco, who allowed a run and six hits in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two.
Churchill: Walker Will Win, Miller By DefaultJason A. Churchill provides analysis of Taijuan Walker's latest outing, plus the shortstop position and the bullpen.
Churchill: Happ, Smith ReboundJason 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.
Will Ferrell Shows Off 'Tools' In Cactus LeagueWearing 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.
Churchill: Jackson Diagnosis, PrognosisJason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona.
M's Fall 4-1 To Rockies, Seager Hits Solo Home RunThird 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.
Churchill: Miller, Taylor, Ackley's MechanicsJason 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.
The OFP Report: Burritos, Pozo & PetersonIn this week's episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Mariners' shortstop position and whether Walker or Elias will make the pitching rotation.