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.
In 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.
Despite a solid day at the plate for shortstop Chris Taylor, the Mariners could not overcome the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offensive outpouring. Seattle surrendered three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and could not climb back, falling 7-4, putting their Cactus League record at 2-1.
Because there’s more positive than negative surrounding the Seattle Mariners this season, it’s only appropriate the Bleacher Report shares the team’s biggest busts of spring training ’13.
Aces Felix Hernandez and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw each allowed three runs in their final starts in Arizona this March, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-7 Wednesday.
Thomas Holmes of the Bleacher Report makes predictions on who’ll be suiting up for the Mariners next week.
Jesus Montero hit a grand slam, Michael Saunders homered among his three hits and the Seattle Mariners hammered Bailey in a 16-0 rout of the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.
Cubs’ starter Jeff Samardzija delivered a solo home run and RBI single — a slightly better line than his pitching performance of allowing four runs and nine hits in six innings.
San Francisco Giants starter Barry Zito struck out five Mariners in a row in his Cactus League outing Tuesday.
Michael Morse hit two home runs and drove in five runs to lead the Mariners back from a six-run deficit for an 8-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds Thursday in spring training.