Nelson Cruz homers in his first Cactus League game

The Mariners' trio of Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager didn't disappoint in their opening debut Thursday, combining to go 6-for-9 with a homer, a double, three RBI and three runs scored in a 9-4 win against the Padres.

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Game thread: Mariners at Dodgers — March 6

This is the live game thread for Friday's Cactus League game at Camelback Ranch between the Mariners and the Dodgers. Erasmo Ramirez gets the start for Seattle on the mound. Lefty David Huff will start for the Dodgers. Some come join the conversation

Video: James Paxton, Taijuan Walker throw bullpen sessions

James Paxton stepped on the mound for the first time this spring this morning, throwing a 30-pitch bullpen of all fastballs - two-seam and four-seam. He said everything felt great and there was no pain in his left wrist. The big left-hander injured both wrists about two weeks ago when he fell during agility drills....

Morning Mariners musings: An opening day lineup? Choi to undergo surgery

Could this be the Mariners opening day batting when they face Jered Weaver on April 6 at Safeco Field? It sure seems possible. To no real surprise, the Angels announced that Weaver would get the ball on opening day against Seattle. If manager Lloyd McClendon sticks with his "don't call it a platoon," this could very...