Taijuan Walker extended his flawless spring to 18 scoreless innings, and Mike Zunino homered for the Seattle Mariners in a 3-2 victory Wednesday night over the Chicago Cubs.
Seth Smith, traded to the Mariners after San Diego remade its outfield, had a solo homer, RBI double and stole second against former teammate Andrew Cashner
Mariners starter Erasmo Ramirez gave up four runs — two earned — and four hits over 1 2-3 innings in his fourth spring start.
Outfielder Franklin Gutierrez is among 11 players assigned to minor league spring training camp by the Seattle Mariners camp Friday.
Dustin Ackley drove in the Mariners’ first run with second-inning single off Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco, who allowed a run and six hits in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two.
Seattle Mariners pitcher J.A. Happ visited with The Steve Sandmeyer Show from spring training in Peoria
Tom Wilhelmsen has become one of the key personalities inside the Mariners’ locker room. The well-spoken hurler has an infectious sense of humor that his teammates gravitate towards.
Jason A. Churchill provides analysis of Taijuan Walker’s latest outing, plus the shortstop position and the bullpen.
Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona with notes on J.A. Happ, Taijuan Walker and Roenis Elias, plus a special coaching sighting from a legend.
Wearing No. 19 for every team (except the San Diego Padres out of respect for the late Tony Gwynn), the star of “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” ”Elf” and many other movies started in an Oakland Athletics uniform in the early afternoon, then was off to four other ballparks, with the aim of playing for each team, and at each position along the way.