The rewind gets a late start today because of another night game. But otherwise, it's still the same....If you want to keep track of the Mariners but don't have time to live on twitter, this is your one-stop location.
All of my relevant tweets are here in one place with, occasionally, a little extra. It's not instantaneous. For that, you have to follow me on twitter at @TNT_Mariners, but I'll try to update it frequently.
Latest stuff on top:
11:07: "… We just need to keep getting him out there and getting his work in."
11:06: "… They’re pitching the fifth and sixth, and it’s tough. They’re a different animal. It’s hard to get their adrenaline going…
11:06: McClendon says he's unconcerned by Rodney's struggles (4 IP, 8 R, 9 H): "The fact is most closers stink in spring training…
10:57: #Mariners settle for 5-5 tie in wild finish with Padres. Our game capsule. bit.ly/1cY3LQ0
10:14: Inning ends when Logan Morrison is ejected after arguing called third strike.
10:14: Wild Mariners' eighth results in three runs. Willie Bloomquist ties game with two-out RBI single and scores on wild throw by the catcher.
9:57: #Mariners RHP Hector Noesi yields two runs in eighth. Not good for a guy on the roster bubble. Padres lead 4-2 going to bottom of inning.
9:48: #Mariners lose DH in eighth inning when DH Logan Morrison replaces Justn Smoak at 1B. Means RHP Hector Noesi is batting fourth. Tied 2-2.
9:38: Yes. @2legend4 our bullpen was ineffective last year. From what you've seen, any reason to think the results might be better this year?
9:14: Agreed. If he's doing this next month, in the ninth, then it's an issue. @sdotgrabinski @joe_fann just Spring training. Rodney is #legit
9:04: Rodney steadies and closes inning with strikeout, foul pop and strikeout.
9:00: $14 million. @joe_fann Why is Farquar not our closer?
8:59: And now a passed ball. Padres lead 2-1.
8:59: RBI double by Gyorko ties game. Second and third, no outs.
8:57: Rodney in a quick jam after starting inning with a walk and a single. No outs, first and second.
8:49: #Mariners bring in Fernando Rodney for the sixth. Lead Padres 1-0. Rodney's first game since his ejection against Saturday against SF.
8:25: Furbush coming in for #Mariners. So Wold done after four innings, no runs and two hits, two walks, three strikeouts. 73 pitches, 41 strikes.
8:11: Randy Wolf pitches around one-out double in a scoreless fourth. #Mariners lead Padres 1-0.
7:56: Brad Miller leads off third with his fourth spring homer. No doubter, too.
7:56: #Mariners LHP Randy Wolf with three scoreless innings against Padres. Just one hit…and still 57 pitches.
7:50: Upper 80s. Separation of 10 mph from change-up. @alexhmarden What are they clocking wolfs fastball at?
7:28: #Mariners LF Dustin Ackley just threw out Yonder Alonso's bid to turn a single into a double…if you care, you're probably watching on Root.
7:13: I blame the singer. @_sarcasticus_ It was years later the music was put to Key's poem. Blame folks that put poem to such a difficult song.
7:00: I love my country but, sometimes, I hear people murder the anthem, and I wish the British had taken Baltimore.
4:23: ICYMI (or got bad link): #Mariners RHP Hisashi Iwakuma gets medical clearance to start throwing again. bit.ly/1p92Dcu
4:07: Let's try that Iwakuma link again…bit.ly/PNfUxe
EXTRA: Corrects an earlier bad link on a story about Hisashi Iwakuma gaining clearance to begin throwing after a five-week shutdown due to a strained tendon in his middle finger.
3:50: Interesting take. @pgammo Nick Franklin as a Shortstop | FanGraphs Baseball shar.es/R9Y8S via @sharethis
3:36: #Mariners' minor-league promotions for tonight's game: INFs Ty Kelly and Chris Taylor and OF Cole Gillespie (Gillespie reassigned today).
3:33: Padres vs. #Mariners: Cabrera 6, Denorfia 9, Gyorko 4, Quentin DH, Alonso 3, Nady 7, Venable 8, Rivera 2, Jackson 5 and Johnson 1.
2:17: #Mariners just reassigned OF Cole Gillespie to minor-league camp. Leaves 39 on camp roster.
2:13: Hisashi Iwakuma said he realizes he needs to be careful around others when doing range-of-motion exercises with his middle finger.
1:59: "…I’m looking forward to playing catch with an actual baseball on Monday."
1:59: "We’ll do a lot of range-of-motion starting today for the next couple of days. Then start playing catch with a tennis ball on Friday…
1:59: More Hisashi Iwakuma (strained tendon in middle finger): "The finger is very stiff right now, but the good thing is I’m pain-free…
1:55: Iwakuma: "The doctor said it was good. It looks a lot better now after five weeks. He said I can do the actual rehab on the finger."
1:53: Not a misprint on #Mariners' lineup: Franklin at SS and Miller at 2B.
1:29: #Mariners vs. SD: Almonte 8, Seager 5, Morrison DH, Smoak 3, Hart 9, Ackley 7, Franklin 6, Zunino 2, Miller 4 and Wolf 1. On Root at 7:05 pm
1:24: Felix Hernandez's next slotted start is Thursday in a minor-league game.
1:22: #Mariners' next 5 starters after tonight: Beavan on Wednesday; Ramirez on Thursday; Paxton on Friday; Baker and Elias in Sat split-squad DH.
1:07: No surprise, but McClendon confirms Roenis Elias will get another start.
1:00: Asked if Iwakuma will remain in Peoria to pitch in extended spring training, McClendon: "I hope so, but we’ll see. I don’t know for sure."
12:55: McClendon: "Iwakuma went to the doctor. He’s out of the splint…On Friday, he'll begin throwing a tennis ball…Very positive.
12:50: 2B Robinson Cano still on track to return late tonight from personal business in Dominican. Expected to play Wednesday against Brewers.
12:49: If no problems, Walker then likely will throw live BP or a simulated game.
12:49: Taijuan Walker says he's "feeling great, man." Down for a 50-pitch bullpen Wednesday that includes breaking balls….
12:48: McClendon says Iwakuma will begin throwing a tennis ball by Friday and hopefully be ready to throw a baseball by next Monday.
12:42: Iwakuma cleared to begin throwing.
11:57: Still listed as injured. @markboyd92 has Julio Morban fully recovered from his leg injury last year? If so how had he looked?
11:55: Taylor 6, Jones 8, Proscia 5, Tenbrink 3, Montero DH, Blash 9, Avery 7, Dowd 2, Kelly 2 and Palmer 1.
11:54: Many players who will open season at Tacoma are still in big-league camp, so keep that in mind…but here's lineup for today's AAA game:…
11:27: Conceivable, I suppose. @coldlamper Can you see a scenario where the M's deal the guy who wins the job for a better return?
11:26: If you're right,…you're right. @pbr_tallboy I don't see any way Noesi makes the team, so that's one 40 man spot right there
9:41: Nothing firm enough to report. @lagranderusty hey Bob have you heard anything on what #mets players the Mariners were scouting ?
9:39: Counting it down? It's 13 days until the #Mariners open season in Anaheim; home opener is three weeks from tonight (also against Angels).
9:38: #Mariners RHP Hisashi Iwakuma scheduled to undergo examination today on strained tendon in middle finger of right hand. Will let you know.