The Seattle Mariners, 11-17 as they prepare for a weekend series versus division-rival Oakland, can’t wait for struggling players to figure it out as the spring turns to summer in the coming weeks.
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.
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.
The Seattle Mariners’ roster leaves questions to be answered, whether by incumbents or prospects.
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge wasn’t ready to make a change at closer in the immediate aftermath of their 6-1 loss at the hands of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. But after yet another blown save by Tom Wilhelmsen, Wedge is being forced to re-evaluate his options.