Kyle Seager, who is hitless in his last 13 at-bats, is getting a rare day off in the second game of the Mariners’ series at Yankee Stadium, set for a 10:05 a.m. first pitch on 710 ESPN Seattle.
The Mariners’ first six home games of the season did not go as smoothly as hoped, but the 1-5 record they posted during the homestand wasn’t enough to shake the faith of general manager Jerry Dipoto.
The Mariners are trying out Seth Smith in the second spot in the batting order, plus they’ll face old teammate Dustin Ackley in the series opener at Yankee Stadium at 4:05 Friday on 710 ESPN Seattle.
ROOT Sports’ Mike Blowers told “Bob, Groz and Tom” that getting things going on the base paths could be a boon for the Mariners offense that has struggled since returning home last week.
ESPN senior baseball writer Jayson Stark told 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Brock and Salk” that it seems unrealistic the Mariners’ lineup will continue to struggle at the level it has been.
The Mariners are keeping things consistent with their lineup in the first game of the series with the Rangers, with Nelson Cruz hitting fourth as the DH.
Five things we learned from the first week of the 2016 Mariners season, including a pair of strong starts from Felix Hernandez yet no wins for Seattle to show from them.
The Mariners have already seen a lot of lefty pitching in 2016, and manager Scott Servais hopes the right-handed hitters in the lineup will start taking advantage soon.
Travis Feeney is the Washington Huskies’ top prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft, but the linebacker won’t be able to participate in UW’s Pro Day next week after recently undergoing sports hernia surgery, according to NFLDraftScout.com.
After details came out about Russell Okung’s contract with Denver, John Clayton said it could be the “worst contract for a sub-30, Pro Bowl-caliber player maybe ever done in free agency.”