2:17 PM EST, Sat February 13, 2016

Dreaming up the Mariners’ best-case scenario as spring training opens

What if everything clicks, and all those Mariners’ moves combine with the leftover star power for a breakout 2016 season? In a time-honored rite of spring, here’s what has to happen.
Seattle Times 16 hours ago
3 key story lines for the Mariners during spring training

3 key story lines for the Mariners during spring training

With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to spring training in Peoria, Ariz., on Feb. 19, here are three things to watch as the Mariners prepare for the 2016 season.
Seattle Times 23 hours ago
Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: Robinson Cano looks to avoid slow starts, baserunning mistakes and injuries

Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: Robinson Cano looks to avoid slow starts, baserunning mistakes and injuries

Robinson Cano's 2015 season was highlighted by a massive early slump, a strong second half while playing with a double hernia, multiple baserunning mistakes and plenty of offseason criticism. The Mariners need the 2016 season to feature a little less drama and more consistency.

Seagulls are sure to slip right off the new Gaylord Perry statue

The San Francisco Giants will install a bronze likeness of the pitcher outside AT&T Park.
Seattle Times Feb 11, 2016
Mariners 2016 spring training position previews: The search for a platoon partner with Adam Lind

Mariners 2016 spring training position previews: The search for a platoon partner with Adam Lind

First base hasn’t exactly been position of outstanding production over the past few years from an individual or collective standpoint for the Mariners. Known to be a premium position for offensive production, Seattle hasn’t quite received that return from the myriad of players over the years. The Justin Smoak era never materialized in three seasons and […]
Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchers

Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchers

The Mariners believe their production from the catching position will be better in 2016. Why? Because it's almost impossible to be worse than their catchers were in 2015.

Hot Stove podcast: Bullpens are being thrown in Peoria

Two hours of baseball talk features an interview with Edgar Martinez, a visit from Boog Powell and an update on who's already in Peoria from James Paxton.
MVP Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays reportedly are close to agreement on 2-year deal

MVP Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays reportedly are close to agreement on 2-year deal

Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. He was last season’s American League most valuable player.
Seattle Mariners sign reliever Joel Peralta to minor-league deal

Seattle Mariners sign reliever Joel Peralta to minor-league deal

The 39-year-old Peralta was 3-1 with a 4.34 ERA and three saves in 33 appearances in 2015 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

'Hot Stove' lineup: Mariners' Edgar Martinez, James Paxton and more

Two hours of baseball talk on 710 ESPN Seattle Tuesday night will feature a two-segment chat with Mariners hitting coach Edgar Martinez.
Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join U.S. majors

Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join U.S. majors

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball. The departure of Yulieski and his brother Loudes was confirmed by Granma, the Communist Party newspaper in Cuba […]
Mexico beats Venezuela in Caribbean Series title game

Mexico beats Venezuela in Caribbean Series title game

Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting Mexico’s Mazatlan Venados to a 5-4 comeback victory over Venezuela’s Aragua Tigres for the Caribbean Series championship.
Steve Cishek welcomes chance to stabilize Mariners’ closer role

Steve Cishek welcomes chance to stabilize Mariners’ closer role

People in the Mariners organization have said this season could hinge on Cishek, who lost the closer’s job last season with Florida, returning to form.
Mariners Hall of Famer Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior advisor to baseball operations

Mariners Hall of Famer Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior advisor to baseball operations

The 72-year-old Piniella will serve as a consultant with the Reds and spend time with the team in spring training. He managed the Reds from 1990-92 and led them to the World Series title in 1990.
Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims eager to promote awareness after surgery for prostate cancer

Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims eager to promote awareness after surgery for prostate cancer

Sims, 63, should be ready for spring training and wants to share his experience. “I know some guys are embarrassed to talk about this stuff,” he said. “Not me.”

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    Robinson Cano

    Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: Robinson Cano looks to avoid slow starts, baserunning mistakes and injuries

  • Charlie Furbush

    Charlie Furbush

    'Hot Stove' show, FanFest edition: Jerry Dipoto, Charlie Furbush, Kevin Mather and more

  • Steve Cishek

    Steve Cishek

    Steve Cishek welcomes chance to stabilize Mariners’ closer role

  • James Paxton

    James Paxton

    A slimmer and healthy James Paxton shows up to Mariners’ FanFest ready to pitch a full season

  • Kyle Seager

    Kyle Seager

    Kyle Seager is ready to do whatever he can to help the Mariners win and make the postseason

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