Soft-spoken, unfailingly polite with a voice that’s more southern Sunday school teacher than big league baseball player, Kendall Graveman shows noticeable impatience and a slight frustration in his tone when he talks about his desire to pitch in a game again.
When the games start, Kyle Seager doesn’t intend to be wearing a mask all the time.
They will no longer be silent. They will no longer be afraid to speak up for what they believe is right and speak out against what they know to be wrong. They’ll educate teammates and others who don’t understand. And they won’t back down from this fight.
SEATTLE – You don’t have to preach to Mariners center fielder Braden Bishop about the contagious nature of the novel coronavirus. His younger brother Hunter contracting it was all the confirmation he needed.
The novel coronavirus wasn’t going to let T-Mobile Park open the 2020 season under any circumstance.
Perhaps the only thing normal about this Fourth of July in terms of tradition was the cooler temperatures and cloudy morning skies in the Puget Sound region, which gave way to a minimally warmer afternoon with a few less clouds and hints of sunshine.
SEATTLE – The most recent pitcher to start a game for the Mariners during the interrupted spring training was supposed to be the pitcher to start Opening Day at T-Mobile Park vs. the Texas Rangers.
SEATTLE — The last of the Mariners’ six draft picks from the 2020 Major League Baseball amateur draft signed his professional contract on Monday.
SEATTLE – At first, it seemed like it would be a quick and easy analysis. The plan, which most baseball writers will do in the next few days, was to project the group of 60 players that the Mariners expect to invite to participate in spring training 2.0, or perhaps if you prefer “summer camp” … hat tip to Steve Bonaci on Twitter for that moniker.
The Seattle Mariners have signed three of their draft picks, first-round selection Emerson Hancock, second-round pick Zach DeLoach and fifth-rounder Taylor Dollard.
Picture a kid and his father throwing a ball around a nearly empty field. The kid’s younger brother and mother are standing nearby, with maybe two or three bystanders.