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Archives: Feb. 2008


Game Update: Mariners 0, Giants 0 (updated 2:17 p.m)

* First pitch was at 1:08 p.m. (MST) with a temperature of 79 degrees.

Top of the first inning – former Mariner Rich Aurilia made two nice defensive plays (two more than he ever made with the Ms) at third base as the Mariners went down 1-2-3.

Bottom of the first — Bedard gets Rajai Davis to ground out to second on a nine-pitch at-bat, he then gets Kevin Frandsen to pop up to right, Randy Winn gets the first hit off Bedard on a blooper to right. Inning ends with Bedard getting Ray Durham to fly out

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Today’s lineup vs. the San Francisco Giants

The Mariners travel to Scottsdale and we get to see Erik Bedard in a game situation for the first time this year….

Here’s the lineup

2B – Miguel Cairo

CF – Jeremy Reed

LF – Raul Ibanez

1B – Richie Sexson

DH – Greg Norton

C – Kenji Johjima

RF – Wladimir Balentien

3B – Matt Tuiasosopo

SS – Yuniesky Betancourt

P – Erik Bedard

Other pitchers scheduled to throw

RHP Cha Seung Baek

LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith

LHP Jake Woods

RHP Sean Green

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Game update — Mariners 10, Padres 3 (final)

Seattle banged out 15 hits in the game with 13 different players each getting. The Mariners used a seven-run sixth inning to break a 3-3 tie.

With a runners on first and third, Jeremy Reed appeared to rip a double down the right field line, only to be ruled foul by a matter of inches. On the very next pitch, Reed ripped an 0-2 fastball over the right-center field wall. The Mariners poured it on from there as Rob Johnson hit a two-run home run to left, Jeff Clement and Wladimir

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Mariners spring training signings update

The Mariners issued the following signing update today….

The Mariners have agreed on 2008 contracts with the following players:

On February 22:

Pitchers — Cha Seung Baek, Ryan Feierabend, Anderson Garcia, Sean Green, Jon Huber, Cesar Jimenez, Mark Lowe, Ryan Rowland-Smith, Joeseph Woerman

Infielders — Yung Chi Chen, Bryan LaHair

Outfielder — Wladimir Balentien

Catchers — Jamie Burke, Jeff Clement, Rob Johnson

On February 26:

Outfielder — Charlton Jimerson

On February 28:

Pitcher — Eric O’Flaherty

These signings bring the total of signed players

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Linkage, Feb. 28

Let’s get to it….

Here’s my story on yesterday’s intrasquad game. Here’s the day’s spring report.

Former Mariner Scott Speizio is in a wee bit of trouble with the law. Here’s columnist Bryan Burwell on Speizio.

This notebook from the Baltimore Sun has updates on the traded Mariners. George Sherrill’s sore hamstring is getting better, Adam Jones hit a grand slam and Kam Mickolio was a little wild. Here’s another story on Jones’ home run.

Here’s something on Jose Guillen…..

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Today’s lineups against the Padres, Feb. 28


CF – Ichiro Suzuki

DH – Jose Vidro

RF – Brad Wilkerson

3B – Adrian Beltre

1B – Bryan LaHair

LF – Mike Morse

C – Jamie Burke

SS – Willie Bloomquist

P – Jarrod Washburn

Also slated to pitch

Miguel Batista

R.A. Dickey

Eric O’Flaherty

Brandon Morrow

Padres lineups

San Diego Padres (0-0):

CF – Jeff DaVanon

2B – Oscar Robles

3B – Kevin Kouzmanoff

1B – Adrian Gonzalez

C – Josh Bard

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