The Seattle Mariners had no problem getting on base and into scoring position against James Shields, only to come up empty nearly every time they needed a key hit.
Walker (1-2) allowed only an unearned run in seven solid innings
Seattle pitchers had done their jobs at keeping Jose Altuve from getting going until Danny Farquhar left an 0-2 pitch over the middle of the plate.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
Thursday on The Steve Sandmeyer Show we discussed the struggles of Seattle Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker, who failed to go starter length in Wednesday night’s game versus the Dodgers in Los Angeles. As occurred in […]
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.
The Mariners will partake in their first Interleague game of the young 2015 season Monday as they visit Dodger Stadium for a three-game series. Both Seattle and Los Angeles stand at 3-3 entering Monday’s game.
Robinson Cano added his first spring homer for the Mariners and is hitting .364 in exhibition play
Prospect Insider’s Luke Arkins demonstrates why the Seattle Mariners’ rotation depth is not only a good thing, but key to their potential success.
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.