Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona.
Jason A. Churchill writes that Dustin Ackley’s mechanics are a mess and the Mariners should find a way to keep both Brad Miller and Chris Taylor.
It remains early in the process but right-hander Taijuan Walker took another step toward breaking camp with one of five spots in the starting rotation with three strong innings versus the Cleveland Indians Monday afternoon at Peoria Sports Complex
Rickie Weeks hit a mammoth home run for a Seattle Mariners split squad Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Mariners’ shortstop position and whether Walker or Elias will make the pitching rotation.
Despite a solid day at the plate for shortstop Chris Taylor, the Mariners could not overcome the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offensive outpouring. Seattle surrendered three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and could not climb back, falling 7-4, putting their Cactus League record at 2-1.
Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker tossed two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out a pair in his spring debut.
Two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson is set for his second appearance at spring training with the Texas Rangers
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.
Taijuan Walker will get the first crack at impressing the Seattle Mariners in his bid to make the team’s starting rotation.