Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.
The Seattle Mariners have acquired catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina.
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the Padres.
Former big-league pitcher and Root Sports analyst Bill Krueger joined Steve, Bill and Jason Wednesday on 1090 The Fan.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Seattle Mariners’ rotation with Roenis Elias replacing Hisashi Iwakuma, the signing of Carlos Quentin, if and when Jesus Montero could get time in the big leagues, plus Man In The Box, Player of The Week and The T-Bag Segment, taking your questions.
J.A. Happ earned his first victory with the Mariners as the Seattle bullpen held off the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson talk Mariners fans off the ledge, plus thoughts on Austin Jackson’s issues at the plate, when to start worrying about the club’s early failures and The OFP Report’s Player of the Week.
Taijuan Walker failed to pitch into the fifth inning for the second straight outing, giving up five runs, six hits and four walks on Wednesday night in a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Robinson Cano added his first spring homer for the Mariners and is hitting .364 in exhibition play
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.