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February 19, 2015 at 11:15 AM

A few spring training photos and notes: a Jesus Montero sighting

Greetings from sunny Arizona and the Mariners spring training complex in Peoria. Not a lot of news stuff today. Pitchers and catchers will take their physicals on Friday and then be done for the day. On Saturday, they will have their first full workout. There were still a lot of players who arrived early and were at the…

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February 14, 2015 at 10:59 AM

A few Mariners links and notes on Valentine’s Day

Happy Day generated by greeting cards company to clean out your wallet and put unnecessary gift pressure on you. This one of the days of the year I’m quite happy to be single (or every day). Let’s get to it …. Here’s my story on Rickie Weeks signing with the Mariners.  From everything I’ve been…

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February 13, 2015 at 3:53 PM

Mariners announce the Rickie Weeks signing; left-handed pitcher Edgar Olmos designated for assignment

The Mariners officially announced the signing of Rickie Weeks to a one-year contract major league contract. To make room for Weeks on the 40-man roster, left-handed reliever Edgar Olmos was designated for assignment. Weeks is listed as an infielder/outfielder in the press release and has the line … “He is expected to fill a multi-use…

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February 13, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Mariners’ 2015 spring training position preview: Can catcher Mike Zunino take the next step as a hitter?

    There is no question who the starting catcher will be this season, and likely next season and the season after that. When the Mariners selected Mike Zunino with third pick of the 2012 draft, they believed they were getting their catcher of the future — a foundation-level player. From all indications, Zunino has the makings of…

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February 12, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Mariners sign left-handed pitcher Rafael Perez to a minor league contract

The Mariners have made another minor signing going into spring training, inking left-handed pitcher Rafael Perez to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. He had vagabond 2014 season, appearing  in 24 games (16 starts) with Class AAA Round Rock, then had stops in Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz (Mexican League) and Class AAA…

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February 12, 2015 at 11:36 AM

Mariners’ 2015 spring training position preview: Kyle Seager’s continued growth at third base

Much like Wednesday’s position preview on second base, the preview of third base might be just as easy to write. After signing a seven-year, $100 million contract extension this offseason, Kyle Seager is locked in as the Mariners’ third baseman. Seager was never a big prospect or even considered to be a prototypical third baseman….

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