Mariners’ Taijuan Walker makes solid Cactus League debut

The top pitching prospect, battling for the final spot in the starting rotation, throws two scoreless innings and allows one hit with two strikeouts in Seattle’s spring opener.

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Game thread: Mariners vs. Padres – Cactus League opener

This is the first of many live game threads on the Mariners' "river" of information. Feel free to join the conversation. A reminder this game is being televised live on Root Sports and MLB.tv and also being broadcast on ESPN 710. MLB.com gameday 

Morning Mariners musings: The first line-up of the season

That's right. Drink it in. It's the first of what will likely  200 lineups posted to this "river" of goodness and enlightening information. Plenty of guys who will be in Class AAA Tacoma on opening day are in this lineup. I'm interested to see Jesus Montero play first base in a game at his new lighter weight....

A’s rock S.F.’s ace in cactus opener

MESA, Ariz. — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring-training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 on Tuesday. Bumgarner gave up four runs in 12/3 innings, allowing Semien’s two-run shot...