Taijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team’s starting rotation.
Weeks compared his first Mariners workout earlier this week to a first day of school
“I try to hit line drives. If they go out, they go out. All I can do is what I can do,” said Nelson Cruz
With four rotation spots seemingly spoken for, Roenis Elias finds himself locked in a battle for Seattle’s last starting slot.
Could it be the troubles attached to Jesus Montero have burned off? A glimpse at the Mariners catcher-gone-designated hitter may indicate that to be true.
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.
A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad.
The Seattle Mariners have reportledly signed second-baseman Rickie Weeks to a one-year deal worth $2 million
The Seattle Mariners have signed catcher John Baker to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training.
Seattle Mariners Pitcher James Paxton joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show from the Mariners caravan.