Seattle Mariners 

ICYMI: February 6 – March 6

It’s been a busy past couple weeks for the Seattle Mariners now that Spring Training is well underway. The best news out of camp today is that Taijuan Walker threw for the first time since being shutdown for seven days due to shoulder inflammation. The 21-year old said he felt really good but admitted that it was a tough week for him to standby and rest. Walker is still expected to be out until mid-April at the earliest, but it’s still a step in the right direction. Tests did not reveal…

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Seattle Mariners 

Rice’s Ewing thrives with simplified approach

Last season, Skyler Ewing was a complementary piece to the Rice baseball team’s offense. He primarily hit somewhere between No. 6 and 8 in the batting order, churning out a rather unimpressive .226 batting average with four homers and 23 RBIs while starting 47 of the 57 games in which he played. When you took a look at the batting order legendary coach Wayne Graham penciled in for Friday’s season opener at Stanford, seeing the first baseman at cleanup might have raised some eyebrows. But the way the 6-foot-1, 220-pounder…

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