Dustin Ackley

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Kivlehan, Ackley, Short-Term Hope

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss whether or not it’s too early to start looking for options beyond Dustin Ackley, a Major League Baseball rule change, plus the T-Bag segment, Player of The Week and Patrick Kivlehan is the Man In The Box.

1090 The Fan–05/01/2015

King Felix Hernandez started the Mariners off in Royal fashion Monday. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Mariners Start Path With Win

While starting the season strong isn’t necessary, it’s much preferred to the alternative — a loss on Opening Day. At home. With your ace on the mound. Amidst a bevy of high expectations from across the baseball landscape.

1090 The Fan–04/06/2015

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ackley Hot At The Plate But Mariners Fall To Padres, 8-5

Dustin Ackley had two hits for the Mariners, including a two-run homer.

1090 The Fan–03/30/2015

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

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ackley, Walker Key In Mariners 5-2 Win Over Indians

Dustin 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.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2015

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

Kyle Seager
(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Leadoff, Seager’s Ceiling & Montero

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Steve Silver discuss the backup plan to an Austin Jackson nightmare, what Kyle Seager’s offensive ceiling is and what the options are if a projected regular doesn’t perform or misses significant time.

1090 The Fan–02/27/2015

Roenis Elias was a pleasant surprise in 2014. What's in store for his second season? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Hot Stove Report: AL, Weeks, Elias

In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Rickie Weeks, the off-season for the American League, and a potential role for Roenis Elias.

1090 The Fan–02/13/2015

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

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

M’s Avoid Arbitration With Ackley, Ruggiano, Jackson, Furbush, Morrison

The Mariners have agreed to one-year deals with outfielders Dustin Ackley, Justin Ruggiano and Austin Jackson; relief pitcher Charlie Furbush; and first baseman Logan Morrison.

1090 The Fan–01/16/2015

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