PEORIA, Ariz. — Former second baseman Joey Cora will mark the 20th anniversary of the Mariners’ first postseason club by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch for season opener on April 6 against the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field.
Cora, now 49, played for the Mariners from 1995 until an Aug. 31, 1998 trade sent him to Cleveland for third baseman David Bell. Cora batted .277 in an 11-year career for four teams.
Pre-game ceremonies for the opener start at 12:30 p.m. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m.
The Mariners report only scattered single tickets remain for the opener.