Prospect Insider’s Luke Arkins demonstrates why the Seattle Mariners’ rotation depth is not only a good thing, but key to their potential success.
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.
Felix gets pretty fired up while he’s pitching, especially when he gets a big out to end an inning. That intensity presents problems when Felix’s teammates try to take a group photo after practice. Watch […]
Peoria, Ariz. (1090 The Fan) — Jason A. Churchill was behind home plate for a simulated game featuring the Mariners’ number two pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. Watch highlights above (and follow the notes below)…. -About the 1:00 […]
Rickie Weeks hit a mammoth home run for a Seattle Mariners split squad Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Taijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team’s starting rotation.
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.
In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss whether or not free agent right-hander James Shields is a fit for the Seattle Mariners and how the pending free agency of Hisashi Iwakuma and J.A. Happ could impact such a decision.
The Seattle Mariners are rumored to have interest in Justin Upton again, while clubs show interest in Mariners’ starting pitchers and young position players.
The Seattle Mariners will have right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma under contract for the 2015 season