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March
12th

Diamondbacks 5, Mariners 4 — Felix Hernandez looks strong, Hector Noesi does not

The facts

After getting off to a 10-1 start, the Mariners have now lost five of their last six games with Tuesday’s loss to the Diamondbacks. Seattle had nine hits in the game, but didn’t put too much pressure on Arizona pitching. The Mariners had a chance to win the game in the bottom of the ninth with the tying run on first base and two outs, but Nick Franklin grounded out to end the game.

Play of the game

Brad Miller became the 19th different Mariner to

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March
7th

Mariners split their split squad games: Stefen Romero has himself a day

The facts

The Mariners continued score runs and blast the ball over the fence. Seattle got two home runs from prospect Stefen Romero and another from Casper Wells in the win. The Mariners also got outstanding pitching, limiting the Royals to two runs on seven hits and struck out eight batters

Play(er) of the game

Stefen Romero blew open a 1-1 game in the fourth inning, ripping 2-0 fastball from Guillermo Moscoso over the wall in left field for a grand slam (above).  That was the biggest hit

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March
7th

Felix Hernandez makes his Cactus League debut: “Finally, huh?”

After weeks of throwing and watching from the dugout, Felix Hernandez made his much-anticipated Cactus League debut on Thursday.

Perhaps no person relished the moment of stepping on the mound in a game situation more than Hernandez himself, who has patiently waited for his chance to pitch this spring, while the Mariners have taken their time getting him ready for the season.

Early Thursday  morning in the Mariners’ clubhouse, Hernandez blasted Latin hip-hop and dance music at room-shaking decibels to pump himself up, while giddily interacting with teammates.

Why the excitement?

He was finally getting to

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Feb.
25th

Video: Bullpen sessions featuring Felix Hernandez, Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker

Felix Hernandez threw for about 10 minutes off the mound. I expect he will appear in a game sometime early next week. Yes, the video is shaky. I’m far from Scorcese.

Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker bullpens after the jump. Hultzen will start Wednesday’s game in Goodyear against the Indians. Walker will relieve him. Both will pitch two innings.

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