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Seth Smith (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Smith Finds Spot In Outfield With M’s

Seth Smith will be part of McClendon’s modified platoon with Ruggiano, as the left hand-hitting Smith has handles right-handed pitching well (.277) but hits .205 against lefties.

1090 The Fan–03/02/2015

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30 Players: Red Sox Hope Rusney Castillo’s Talent Translates To Bigs

Aside from elite prospects, it’s not often that a player with only 10 games of MLB experience comes into Spring Training with an almost guaranteed spot in the starting lineup.

03/02/2015

Kyle Seager
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The OFP Report: Leadoff, Seager’s Ceiling & Montero

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Steve Silver discuss the backup plan to an Austin Jackson nightmare, what Kyle Seager’s offensive ceiling is and what the options are if a projected regular doesn’t perform or misses significant time.

1090 The Fan–02/27/2015

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Cruz Steps Into Power-Hitting Role With Mariners

“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

1090 The Fan–02/25/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 22: A general view during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch on March 22, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Get Excited For Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams, with 5 teams reporting yesterday to their various spring training locations.

02/19/2015

Roenis Elias was a pleasant surprise in 2014. What's in store for his second season? (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Hot Stove Report: AL, Weeks, Elias

In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Rickie Weeks, the off-season for the American League, and a potential role for Roenis Elias.

1090 The Fan–02/13/2015

Lloyd McClendon (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

AL West Teams At The Start Of Spring Training

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.

1090 The Fan–02/13/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

Danny Hultzen (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Hot Stove Report: Paxton, Hultzen, Walker

In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss what to expect from pitchers James Paxton, Taijuan Walker, and Danny Hultzen, and why the Mariners may be better on the mound on 2015.

1090 The Fan–02/07/2015

Mariners center fielder  Austin Jackson (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Hot Stove Report: Jackson, Beachy & Walker vs. Elias

In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the expectations for centerfielder Austin Jackson, Franklin Gutierrez’s upside and the No. 5 starter competition between Taijuan Walker and Roenis Elias.

1090 The Fan–01/31/2015

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