Evan White likes to look at the hidden blessings of the two-year ordeal that brought his promising Mariners’ career to a screeching halt. Like being able to be there for the birth of his son, Kade, last August. It’s a healthy way to process a miserable stretch of health issues.
If Teoscar Hernandez was bitter about what transpired, he's done an outstanding job of hiding it. There was no lashing out at the Mariners or the system used by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. That has never been part of his personality.
PEORIA, Ariz. – While any drama about last year’s opening-day starter seemed a bit manufactured, this year there’s no reason to even ask which Mariners pitcher will jog to the T-Mobile Park mound March 30 to open the 2023 season.
PEORIA, Ariz. — A year ago, Julio Rodriguez could only wait and work out, preparing himself to do what most in the Mariners organization and around baseball weren’t expecting — come to spring training and play his way on to the opening day roster.
PEORIA, Ariz. – Robbie Ray wandered into the clubhouse early Thursday – the first day of official workouts for pitchers and catchers in spring training – with a facial expression that said, “I’m up two hours earlier than I want to be.”