Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong AP
Los Angeles Angels’ Kaleb Cowart misses a ground ball hit by Seattle Mariners’ Kristopher Negron as Mariners’ Ryon Healy, background right, runs to third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Healy scored on the play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong AP

TJ Cotterill is the Seattle Mariners and MLB writer for The News Tribune. He started covering MLB full-time in 2018, but before that covered Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and spent seven years writing about high schools, including four as TNT’s prep sports coordinator. Born and raised in Washington.