Utility Players Are Good Fantasy Baseball Roster Additions For FlexibilityAs summer approaches, most position players in baseball get the occasional day off, and on those days, it's good to have a roster that can adapt to unexpected games missed.
Taylor Falls Single Shy Of Cycle, Dodgers Beat D-backs 13-7Taylor, acquired in a trade with Seattle a month ago, fell a single shy of the cycle, and Bud Norris finally beat Arizona in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 13-7 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Chris Taylor TradedThe Los Angeles Dodgers acquired infielder Chris Taylor from the Seattle Mariners on Sunday night for pitching prospect Zach Lee.
Gutierrez has only hits for Mariners in 4-0 lossGutierrez had each of Seattle's two hits against Kazmir, who pitched eight sparkling innings in Oakland's 4-0 win on Thursday night.
Mariners Recall Chris Taylor From AAA TacomaUtility infielder/outfielder Willie Bloomquist designated for assignment
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Zduriencik On The Sandmeyer Show: Trumbo Gives M's 'Deeper' LineupMariners GM Jack Zduriencik explained the Mark Trumbo trade and other recent roster moves on the Steve Sandmeyer Show Thursday.
Seattle Sends Taylor To Triple-A, Calls Up GuaipeThe Seattle Mariners have sent struggling shortstop Chris Taylor back to the minors while helping their overworked bullpen by recalling right-hander Mayckol Guaipe from Triple-A Tacoma.
Does Willie Bloomquist Fit In Seattle Anymore?Despite their recent uptick in success – five wins in the last seven games – the Seattle Mariners continue to struggle at consistently generating offensive production
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Churchill: M's Roster AnalysisThough 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.
The OFP Report: Impact of Taylor Injury, Elias, WFBIn this week's episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the status of the spring position battles, what Chris Taylor's injury means, as well as answering your questions in this week's Twitter "T-Bag."
Churchill: Walker Will Win, Miller By DefaultJason A. Churchill provides analysis of Taijuan Walker's latest outing, plus the shortstop position and the bullpen.
Churchill's Spring Training Report 3-9-15: Walker Sharp, A Look At ShortstopIt 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
Dodgers Hand M's First Cactus League LossDespite 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.