Categories Archives: Seattle

Felix finished in winter league after 2 starts

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez’s pitching plans in the Venezuelan Winter League have apparently been cut short as the Mariners’ ace is done following just two starts with his hometown Magallenes squad after it was eliminated from the upcoming

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Mariners complement core for October push

SEATTLE — Players and coaches won’t need name tags this time to remember who is who when the Mariners report to Spring Training in six weeks, but there still will be a number of new faces when Scott Servais opens his second season as Seattle&#

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Felix improves in second winter league start

SEATTLE — After his second Venezuelan Winter League start was delayed a day because of illness, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez rebounded with a four-inning outing in which he allowed two runs for Magallanes in Thursday’s 4-1 loss to Caribes. Her

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Mariners make changes, strides in 2016

SEATTLE — The operative word for the Mariners in 2016 was “change.” From the team’s ownership group to the general manager, field manager, coaches and a large chunk of the roster, new faces were in new places. And as the calendar c

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Inbox: Will Gamel be a factor next season?

I keep hearing about how high the Mariners are on Ben Gamel, but other than being a defensive upgrade, I’m not sold on his bat. What does the Mariners’ brass see in his potential? — Paul E., Salt Lake City, Utah Jerry Dipoto feels Gamel

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Mariners sign Waldrop to Minor League deal

SEATTLE — Kyle Waldrop, a 25-year-old outfielder who played 15 games with the Reds last season, has signed a Minor League contract with the Mariners that includes an invitation to the Major League camp in February. Waldrop became a free agent after

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Memory of ‘Hendu’ helps Rizzs continue to give

SEATTLE — For 20 years, Rick Rizzs worked with Dave Henderson to distribute gifts to homeless and sick children in the Seattle area through their Toys For Kids program, a charity that grew from a grassroots effort among a handful of Mariners players

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Felix has rocky winter ball debut

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez’s early start to his winter pitching plans got off to a rough beginning on Thursday in Venezuela, but the Mariners’ ace is just getting underway with a program designed to have him ready to pitch competitively i

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Inbox: How will Edgar fare in Hall of Fame vote?

How likely do you think it is that Edgar Martinez gets into the Hall of Fame? — Andrew P., Mukilteo, Wash. It’s not going to happen this year, but I’m certainly more optimistic about Martinez’s chances in his final two seasons of e

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