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Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki fields balls during batting practice at spring baseball training Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mariners’ Haniger upbeat after offseason of surgeries

Feb. 20, 2020 9:33 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — It will be months, at best, before Mitch Haniger is ready to suit up and take the field for the Seattle Mariners. But after three surgeries in seven months and two within the last four weeks, Haniger is in a positive frame of mind. The 2018 All-Star outfielder said Thursday that he...

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais watches spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mariners' young duo hoping to make mark in starting rotation

Feb. 18, 2020 3:21 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The future of the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation is now, with left-hander Justus Sheffield virtually assured of a spot and fellow rising prospect Justin Dunn a top contender to join the group. Both got a taste of the big leagues last season when they made their Mariners...

Bartolo Colón, 46, signs deal with Mexican minor league team

Feb. 14, 2020 8:56 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bartolo Colón is headed to Mexico. The right-hander, who will turn 47 in May, has signed with the Monclova Acereros of the Mexican Baseball League. The Acereros, defending champions of the Triple-A circuit, announced the signing of the Dominican right-hander Friday. The team...

Mariners' Haniger undergoes second surgery in three weeks

Feb. 14, 2020 1:37 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger is not likely to take the field anytime soon following his second surgery in less than a month. The Mariners said the 2018 All-Star had a lower back procedure Thursday that followed core surgery in January. Both are related to a ruptured...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker throws to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. Walker returned to the Seattle Mariners, agreeing Wednesday. Feb. 12, 2020, to a $2 million, one-year contract that includes $500,000 each in performance and roster bonuses. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, File)

Surgery, long rehab behind him, Walker returns to Mariners

Feb. 13, 2020 3:26 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Taijuan Walker wearing Seattle Mariners blue was a familiar sight Thursday, if only for the longtime club staffers at spring training. The right-handed pitcher, signed to a major-league contract Wednesday, took the field with Mariners pitchers and catchers for their first workout of...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker throws to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. Walker returned to the Seattle Mariners, agreeing Wednesday. Feb. 12, 2020, to a $2 million, one-year contract that includes $500,000 each in performance and roster bonuses. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, File)

Taijuan Walker returns to Mariners with $2 million contract

Feb. 13, 2020 2:29 AM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Taijuan Walker returned to the Seattle Mariners, agreeing Wednesday to a $2 million, one-year contract that includes $500,000 each in performance and roster bonuses. The 27-year-old was selected by Seattle with the 43rd overall pick in the 2010 amateur draft and went 22-22...

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018 file photo, Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez tosses his bat after striking out against San Diego Padres relief pitcher Phil Maton to end the sixth inning of a baseball game in Denver. The Mariners are adding depth to their outfield. agreeing Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 to a minor league contract with former All-Star Carlos González, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

AP source: González, Mariners agree to minor league deal

Feb. 11, 2020 5:19 PM EST

The Mariners are adding depth to their outfield. agreeing Tuesday to a minor league contract with former All-Star Carlos González, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. González’s deal is pending a successful physical, the person told The Associated Press on the condition of...

FILE - In this April 12, 2019 file photo, Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, center, smiles in the dugout before a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Seattle. Spring training for the Mariners ahead of the 2020 season will feature young players and prospects that could be at the heart of whether the Mariners' rebuild plans ultimately work. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Mariners rebuild remains focus as spring training begins

Feb. 6, 2020 1:02 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will report for spring training with few expectations that they'll be preparing for a winning season. This spring, and this season, is another stage of Seattle’s rebuild. The team hopes that the conversation will have changed a year from now and that the Mariners...

Seattle Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales smiles during a baseball news conference Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Seattle. Gonzales and the Mariners agreed to a $30 million contract covering 2021-24, a deal that includes a club option and could be worth $45 million over five seasons. Gonzales is coming off the best season of his career. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LHP Gonzales gets security, leadership role in deal with M's

Feb. 4, 2020 8:08 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Marco Gonzales was first brought to Seattle during the 2017 season, there were limitations and benchmarks placed on his pitching. Sometimes he was pulled before facing the order a third time. Or maybe his arm was monitored closely because of previous injuries. Seattle had scouted out...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. The Mariners signed Gonzales to a $30 million, four-year contract Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, that includes a club option for the 2025 season. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Gonzales, Mariners agree to $30 million deal for 2021-24

Feb. 3, 2020 8:46 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Left-hander Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners agreed Monday to a $30 million contract covering 2021-24, a deal that includes a club option and could be worth $45 million over five seasons. Gonzales is about to begin his third full season with the Mariners after arriving in 2017 via a...