“We executed at the end, we didn’t do much executing in between. That’s what spring training’s all about,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said after Wednesday’s 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs.
A shaky Felix Hernandez allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 innings before the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday.
The Seattle Mariners will shut down top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker for at least one week after exams revealed inflammation in the bursa of his right shoulder.
The arrival of Robinson Cano suddenly left Brad Miller in the midst of a competition.
The leadoff position has been an issue with the club ever since Ichiro Suzuki was dealt to New York in 2012.
Fernando Rodney, the new Mariners closer, took part in Seattle’s first workout for pitchers and catchers Thursday, soon after the reliever signed a two-year contract worth $14 million.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma will not throw for four to six weeks because of an injury to the middle finger of his right hand.
Taijuan Walker continues to improve his late-moving fastball which consistently checks in at 94-95 mph.
The Seattle mariners have signed veteran left-hander Randy Wolf to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
Nothing is set in stone, but it’s hard to imagine infielder Nick Franklin starts the 2014 season anywhere but Tacoma.