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  • Mariners' goal is clear: End postseason drought
    As Scott Servais opened his first full-squad workout on Tuesday, the third-year manager wasted no time acknowledging the biggest thing that has been missing for the Mariners. Seattle hasn't been in the playoffs since 2001, the longest dry spell in the Major Leagues. And yes, Servais said, it's time to change that.
  • 'Way better' Felix off to encouraging start
    It's a long way until Opening Day, but the Mariners like what they've seen from Felix Hernandez in his first two mound sessions of Spring Training. Hernandez was among the final group of eight pitchers to throw their second bullpen sessions of the spring on Tuesday, and the 31-year-old was encouraged by the results as well.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Lewis sidelined following minor knee surgery
    Outfielder Kyle Lewis, the Mariners' top-ranked prospect according to MLB Pipeline, is not among the 40-plus players who began a Minor League mini-camp at the club's Peoria Sports Complex on Monday, as general manager Jerry Dipoto said he's recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his balky right knee.
  • Opening Day starter for Mariners TBD
    For the past nine years, choosing an Opening Day starter has generally been a foregone conclusion for the Mariners. Felix Hernandez has handled those duties every season since 2009, the longest active streak of any pitcher in the Major Leagues.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • Bishop raising awareness 4MOM
    Braden Bishop has pledged via Twitter to donate $10 to Alzheimer's awareness programs for every single he hits in Spring Training games, $20 for every double, $30 for triples and $40 if he manages to crack a home run.
  • Mariners' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Mariners have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Seattle's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Strained right lat muscle sidelines Erasmo
    Erasmo Ramirez, expected to be Seattle's fourth starter this season, is dealing with a strained right lat muscle and will be shut down from throwing for a couple of weeks, manager Scott Servais said on Sunday.
  • Povse confident during second Majors camp
    It's only been one session off the bullpen mound so far, but manager Scott Servais likes what he sees from Max Povse in his initial work and said the lanky right-hander appears more comfortable as he's returned to a starting role this spring.
  • Seeking more W's, M's catching up on Zzz's
    Most people don't need encouragement to sleep in a little longer, but baseball players have been conditioned for years to arrive bright and early every morning for Spring Training workouts. So it is that Mariners manager Scott Servais has found himself actually needing to convince some of his players that, indeed, you don't need to troop into the clubhouse at 6 a.m. anymore and head immediately for the coffee maker.
  • Mariners map out plan for fun-loving Felix
    Felix Hernandez is looking for one thing this spring. He wants to stay healthy. The Mariners are looking for something else as well. They want their longtime ace to get back to having a good time and being fun-loving Felix. Which, of course, would come a lot easier if he stays healthy and productive on the mound.
  • Clean-cut Leake eyes same results for Mariners
    On a Mariners team with several players sporting flowing locks and bushy beards, Mike Leake decided to go the other direction this spring.
  • Diaz impressive early in camp with fuller frame
    It was only the first bullpen sessions of the spring, but catchers' mitts were popping on Friday at Mariners camp as hard-throwing closer Edwin Diaz and burly new setup man Juan Nicasio fired sizzling fastballs side by side for a 10-minute session.
  • Healy out 4 to 6 weeks following hand surgery
    It wasn't exactly the news the Mariners hoped to receive on the first day that players took the field at the start of Spring Training, but manager Scott Servais said Thursday the hope is for first baseman Ryon Healy to be back playing games before Opening Day after undergoing surgery on Valentine's Day to remove a bone spur in his right hand.
  • Mariners' nucleus ready to take next step
    After a couple years of turnover, the Mariners have reached a point of familiarity that has manager Scott Servais believing "it's time."
  • Inbox: Will Felix be Opening Day starter?
    Does Felix Hernandez get the Opening Day start again this season? Beat reporter Greg Johns fields this question and more from Mariners fans in his latest Inbox.
  • Mariners' 4th outfield spot could see competition
    Among the questions facing the Mariners as they prepare to open Spring Training this week will be the health of outfielder Guillermo Heredia. And, in turn, should Heredia not be ready to start the season as he recovers from shoulder surgery, who steps up to fill the role of fourth outfielder on a team that is largely set in the position battles?
  • Mariners hope young arms step forward in camp
    After a long and relatively quiet offseason, Spring Training arrives for the Mariners this week with a couple of questions still looming. The biggest, at least in the minds of most fans, is whether Seattle has enough quality starting pitchers among the group scheduled to report on Wednesday in Arizona at the club's Peoria Sports Complex.
  • Late-game success to revolve around Wolfpack
    With Spring Training rapidly approaching, we're taking an in-depth look at the Mariners' roster. This is the ninth and final part of an Around the Horn series looking at each position on the team. Today: the bullpen.
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