Monday Feb 17
Mariners' Hernandez throws first bullpen session of spring
The Seattle Mariners ace threw his first bullpen session of the spring on Monday, and as in recent years, will be ramped up gradually in order to get him ready for opening day on March 31. The preparation for the season opener began with him throwing fastballs, curve balls and changeups.
Texas Rangers Non-Roster Invitees: Pitching
Adcock, who signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers in December of last year spent 2013 with the Diamondbacks after a few seasons in the Royals organization.
A pattern of Seattle Mariners closers in the last decade
With the Seattle Mariners ' signing of Fernando Rodney , his crooked cap and archery impressions earlier this week, I wanted to take a look back at the last major FA closer acquisition the Mariners made a little more than a decade ago and how the ninth inning spot shaped up since then.
The Orange County Register
Smith: Ex-pitcher Guardado wants to deliver strike against autism
It was the morning when then-Cincinnati Reds lefthander Eddie Guardado, having flown home to Orange County on an off day, joined his wife Lisa to bring their 2-year-old daughter Ava to the latest specialist.
Rockies' Rex Brothers has the stuff to become rare lefty closer
Since Rafael Betancourt's appendectomy last month, the Colorado Rockies' closing duties have fallen to Rex Brothers , and the 25-year-old has gone 4-for-4 in save opportunities to run his season total to eight.