Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his major-league career, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees’ 7-0 exhibition victory over Houston.
Spokane native Tyler Olson appears to have won final spot in the bullpen.
Mariners’ opening day payroll increases by almost the same $31 million total profit from last year.
This is the live game thread for the Sunday's Cactus League game between the Mariners and Padres. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. The game will be televised by Root Sports and MLB.tv and broadcast by ESPN 710 and mariners.com
Update 12:30 -- the Mariners made a lineup change and Jabari Henry replaces Alex Jackson in the starting lineup. Jackson was already replacing Seth Smith. No reason was given for the switch. As expected, the Mariners made cuts from Major League camp on Sunday. There were no real surprises. But the most notable move was...
Victor Sanchez was injured Feb. 14 while swimming off the shore of Carupano. A boat struck him in the water with the propeller hitting him in the head.
The Houston Astros are looking for a link between the leadoff excellence of Jose Altuve and the business of scoring enough runs to win. George Springer, who hit 20 home runs in 78 games as a rookie, welcomes the assignment of batting second.
Notable The Mariners had an 8-4 lead going into the top of the ninth. But Erasmo Ramirez, working his third inning of relief, let the Giants change it to a 9-8 deficit for Seattle. Ramirez was charged for five runs on five hits in the ninth inning to take loss. The go-ahead run, which was...
Pretty quiet morning here in sunny Peoria, Arizona! It's supposed to be warm one today with temperatures supposed to be reaching 98 degrees. "That's good," manager Lloyd McClendon said. Um, good? "That's good hitting weather," he said. Apparently the pleasant 80 degrees on Friday night in Surprise wasn't hitting weather. The Mariners managed just one hit in...
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: “I never knowingly took any steroids.” And this, too: “I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.” The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column he wrote for a website.