Seattle Mariners Newsletter

 

Mariners’ Iwakuma sees correlation between strong spring and a strong season

Mariners right-hander believes missing last spring because of injury contributed to his late-season collapse

Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma throws during spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Mariners notebook: Ackley anxiously awaiting arrival of wife and new son

Lineup starting to come into focus; Happ working on a change-up

Seattle Mariners' Dustin Ackley watches batting practice during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Mariners notebook: Seattle not looking for a Joe Beimel-type as bullpen replacement

Manager Lloyd McClendon prefers that second bullpen left-hander be someone who can ‘throw multiple innings.’

Reliever Charlie Furbush has a handle on the lefty one-out guy role for the Mariners, but manager Lloyd McClendon is looking for another left-handed reliever to complete his bullpen.

Mariners catcher John Hicks is likely Tacoma-bound but gaining attention

Mariners catching prospect John Hicks has added an improving bat to his solid defensive skills

Seattle’s Mike Zunino, right, keeps his eye on the ball as teammates John Hicks, center, and John Buck watch during Mariners’ practice two weeks ago.

Mariners gambling that Logan Morrison can stay healthy…and productive

First baseman Logan Morrison showed potential last season with strong finish but has not played 100 games in any of the last three seasons

The Seattle Mariners have penciled in Logan Morrison as their starting first baseman despite his history of injuries. “Just put me in the lineup every day, and I’ll produce. It’s up to me to stay in the lineup,” Morrison says.
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