Felix Hernandez tossed two scoreless innings with no hits and one walk.
J.A. Happ allowed a two-run homer to Donald Lutz in his first outing this spring.
Rickie Weeks hit a mammoth home run for a Seattle Mariners split squad Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Seattle Mariners catcher John Baker joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show to talk Spring Training from Peoria, Arizona.
Taijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team’s starting rotation.
With four rotation spots seemingly spoken for, Roenis Elias finds himself locked in a battle for Seattle’s last starting slot.
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.
Despite recording his most-successful season in the big leagues, Felix Hernandez isn’t walking away with another Cy Young award today.
Seager is the first Mariner to win the award since 2010.
Seattle started the day needing a win over the AL West champion plus an Oakland loss at Texas to force a one-game playoff on Monday for the AL’s second wild card. The Mariners did their part, but the A’s completed a 4-0 victory as Seattle was in the fifth inning and finished one game ahead of the Mariners.