Stories tagged: MLB spring training
Tue., March 27, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Daniel Vogelbach caps an impressive spring with a three-run homer as Mariners prevail in the Cactus League finale
Vogelbach led all of spring training with a .407 batting average, a .529 on-base percentage and a .926 slugging percentage.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
Chris Sale and his fellow aces are having all sorts of trouble with these tuneup starts.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Mariners beat Cubs as Felix Hernandez goes 3.2 innings in final spring start and Jean Segura gets three hits
Hernandez allowed one run in 3.2 innings as the Mariners went on to blow out a split-squad Cubs team.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Mariners tie White Sox but Daniel Vogelbach hits another homer as he strengthens bid to make opening-day roster
Mariners first baseman Daniel Vogelbach hit his sixth homer of the spring and improved his average to .388.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Pitcher Alex Cobb stayed in the division he knew best, finalizing a $57 million, four-year contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Yu Darvish of the Chicago Cubs struck out seven in …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Nelson Cruz also homered, as did Daniel Vogelbach, who added two more two-baggers. But Paxton gave up five hits and four runs over three-plus innings.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani allowed six runs while pitching three innings in an exhibition game against the Mexican League’s Tijuana Toros. The 23-year-old Ohtani struck out six and …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
The Mariners managed just four hits, all singles, and struck out 12 times, continuing a recent struggle at the plate that concerns manager Scott Servais.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
David Phelps gave up two home runs for the Mariners, who at least saw four scoreless innings by Marco Gonzales in the loss to Oakland.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Now that Ichiro Suzuki is back with the Seattle Mariners, he hopes to stick around a while.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Ryan Braun is a work in progress at first base, three Cactus League starts into a transition to try a new position. The veteran outfielder hasn’t spoken much about his …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Marco Gonzales was solid in his second start, tossing three shutout innings. He hasn’t allowed a run this spring.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
The Mariners want to get Zunino comfortable at the plate, so he’ll DH in Seattle’s game against the Brewers on Friday to get some extra at-bats.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
The Mariners couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead going into the eighth inning.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Bartolo Colon could always throw strikes. Two months shy of turning 45, he still can.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners are hopeful Felix Hernandez will miss only one spring training start due to a bruised right forearm sustained when hit by a line drive.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
A simplified delivery and a stolen slider could push Dan Altavilla into the Mariners’ opening day bullpen
Altavilla shortened his leg kick and started using the same grip and approach James Paxton uses for his slider. It has propelled him into the Mariners most effective reliever this …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will have to wait even longer before playing this season.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Ariel Miranda was solid in three innings of work, but Edwin Diaz gave up a two-run homer in relief.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel has surgery on his left hand. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow says he’s expected to miss the start of the season. When Gurriel returns, he’ll …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:10 p.m.
Mike Napoli was back in the Cleveland Indians clubhouse joking with familiar faces, all the while knowing his time here could be short and the likelihood of playing for Cleveland …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
New Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez had a trio of camels brought to spring training camp, four-legged visual aids to help players launch a journey aimed at getting over the …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Both pitchers seemed headed for Class AAA Tacoma to start the season, but with Erasmo Ramirez’s status uncertain, they will vie for that open spot in the rotation.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Seattle scored three runs in the first two innings and held on for the win.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
Spring training got off to a solemn start as MLB teams wore hats to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were fatally shot nine …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Catcher Mike Zunino is looking to build off his best season as a Seattle Mariner. Zunino enters his sixth season after setting career highs at the plate. He hit .251 …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
A prominent baseball agent says players should consider boycotting spring training because of the slow free-agent market and alleged negotiating behavior that could lead to a collusion grievance. Brodie Van …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been scratched from his next start because of tenderness in his left elbow, putting his status for opening day in doubt.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Carlos Gomez launched a two-run homer and Ryan Rua added a solo shot as the Texas Rangers defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday in in a Spring Training game in …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
Danny Hultzen was just a kid when the guy in the batter’s box won an American League Most Valuable Player Award.