Improved M's roster has better answers for left-handed starters

The Mariners had to rely on a left-handed dominant lineup last season, but with a half-dozen potential right-handed hitters, the options are much more diverse this season.

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Game recap: White Sox 12, Mariners 4 at Peoria Stadium

Notable James Paxton's final start of the spring wasn't exactly ideal. The big lefthander made it just 3 1/3 innings, giving up seven runs on 10 hits with a walk and three strikeouts. The positives of the outing were that Paxton feels completely healthy and he got his pitch count up to 83 pitches. “A...

Game thread: White Sox at Mariners — April 1

This is the live game thread for Wednesday's Cactus League showdown between the White Sox and Mariners. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m. The game will be televised on Root Sports and MLB.tv and broadcast on mariners.com

Morning Mariners musings: An unofficial 25-man roster from “the board”

It the corner of his office in the Mariners' spring training complex, manager Lloyd McClendon has a white board with an array of rectangular  magnets featuring the name of every player that are in major league camp. They are ordered by position and in depth chart style. As the weeks of spring training have passed, the number...

King Felix struggles in final spring start

Hernandez allows seven runs on five hits with two walks in 12/3 innings. Meanwhile, right-hander Erasmo Ramirez was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery.