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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:16:19 EDTThe Mariners know Felix Hernandez isn't the same guy who hammered mid-90 mph heat earlier in his career, but they feel he needs to re-establish his fastball command and use it aggressively in order to set up his outstanding repertoire of pitches.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:54:25 EDTAlthough Mariners veteran Felix Hernandez and White Sox prospect Michael Kopech drew much of the attention in Tuesday's Cactus League game, it was rookie outfielder Mitch Haniger and Seattle's offense that did the damage in an 8-1 victory.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDTFelix Hernandez is different this spring. The right-hander isn't fooling around. Not this year. Not when the world begins to doubt him. That's what's different.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:46:45 EDTWatch nearly 300 spring games, plus WBC 17, on MLB.TV.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:25:29 EDTGuillermo Heredia is making the Mariners sit up and take notice in the early going this spring, and he continued swinging a hot bat in Tuesday's win over the White Sox.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:38:26 EDTAfter an injury-plagued 2016, Tony Zych is just now working his way back from bicep tendon transfer surgery in his right shoulder in October, and he took a promising step on Tuesday morning when he threw off a bullpen mound for the first time since the operation.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:00:08 EDTAn early start time didn't slow the Royals, as catcher Salvador Perez led an offensive onslaught against several of the Mariners' new pitching acquisitions in a 14-3 runaway on Monday at Peoria Stadium that was called after seven innings.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:30:28 EDTTyler O'Neill looks like a weight lifter, for good reason, having grown up pumping iron as the son of former Mr. Canada, Terry O'Neill, in Burnaby, British Columbia. But it turns out that the Mariners' muscle-bound outfielder has another skill that he unveiled during a team meeting on Sunday.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:54:44 EDTWho do the Mariners have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Seattle's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:50:59 EDTIt surely wasn't the first impression Yovani Gallardo wanted to make with his new team, but the veteran right-hander said his arm felt fine and chalked up a rough outing in Monday's 14-3 rain-shortened loss to the Royals to first-game command issues.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:45:15 EDTNelson Cruz hit a home run for the second time in as many days, and the Mariners took advantage of 13 walks en route to their second win over the Padres to open Cactus League play Sunday.
Fri, 3 Feb 2017 00:01:39 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Mariners are wearing.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:31:05 EDTIt's only two games, the Mariners control-the-zone philosophy is working well. The hitters have taken 26 walks, and the pitchers have yet to issue a free pass.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:28:15 EDTThe Mariners were already well aware of Guillermo Heredia's defensive prowess. What they want to see out of the outfielder is hit bat. He had three hits in Saturday's Cactus League opener against the Padres.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:47:25 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Mariners depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:33:45 EDTNelson Cruz hit a three-run home run in the first inning to get the Mariners on their way to a 13-3 victory over the Padres in the Cactus League opener for both teams. Travis Jankowski added a long ball of his own for San Diego.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:27:16 EDTAriel Miranda would rather start than pitch out of the bullpen for the Mariners. The rotation hopeful didn't hurt his case in Saturday's win over the Padres, as he tossed two scoreless innings.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:39:44 EDTIt may only have been the first game of Cactus League play, but Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz clearly came ready to play this spring. Cano walked in the first in front of Cruz, who slugged a three-run home run in a victory over the Padres.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:50:23 EDTTaylor Motter can play just about everywhere, which could give him the edge on winning a utilityman job with the Mariners.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:45:00 EDTThe World Baseball Classic is a particularly big deal around the Mariners -- with 11 players, including Minor Leaguers, participating. That includes the franchise's three biggest stars: Felix Hernandez, Nelson Cruz and Robinson Cano.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:50:53 EDTA Mariners team that ranked 12th in the American League in stolen bases a year ago will be off and running from the start this spring, if things go the way manager Scott Servais envisions.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:24:22 EDTIt ended in controversy, with "coach" Nelson Cruz arguing valiantly that his team got robbed in its situational hitting contest Friday against a team captained by Robinson Cano. But for the Mariners, this was the perfect windup to their first week of camp as they prepare for Saturday's Cactus League opener.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:59:22 EDTHired as Mariners general manager in September 2015, Jerry Dipoto has since shaken up the team's big league roster and farm system by making 36 trades, far and away more than any other GM during that stretch. Seattle's system as a whole also took a considerable step forward thanks to an organization-wide emphasis on controlling the strike zone and improving contact rates under the guidance of new farm director Andy McKay.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:55:30 EDTStarting pitcher Rob Whalen was all smiles as he watched Shigeaki Aso pound his brand new, custom fielder's glove at the Mariners' Spring Training camp Thursday.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:28:22 EDTSteve Cishek had his second day of playing catch on flat ground Thursday, and everything continued to go well as he recovers from last October's microfracture hip surgery.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:08:32 EDTJames Pazos feels like he's coming home to the Mariners, starting his first Cactus League season near his childhood home in Arizona
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:17:38 EDTTwo years ago, Chris Heston was a promising right-hander, who won 12 games for the Giants, including a no-hitter in an outstanding rookie season. Now the 28-year-old is carving out a revival in Seattle.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:02:51 EDTCenterfielder Leonys Martin missed the first three days of full-squad workouts, but arrived in time to take his physical and be on the field for most of Wednesday's session. It didn't take long for his presence to be felt.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:28:34 EDTJerry Dipoto knows that the Astros are favored to win the American League West, and if baseball analysts aren't talking about Jose Altuve's budding powerhouse, they're focused on the Rangers. Why not? They've won the AL West two years in a row.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:38:38 EDTListed at 6-foot, 250 pounds, Daniel Vogelbach doesn't fit the mold of the typical Major League first baseman. But he pushed all winter to improve his flexibility and footwork to give himself the best chance possible this year,
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:51:41 EDTAfter undergoing microfracture hip surgery in October, this was Steve Cishek's first chance to throw, and he began his Spring Training in an admitted small step in a recovery process .