FOLLOW | #12Tour Tagboard Today, on a beautiful Seahawks Blue Friday in Seattle, it’s all about the number 12. Unfortunately, I’m not talking about the number of days remaining until the Seahawks kickoff the 2013 regular season on the road against the Carolina Panthers – there’s still 58 of those. Nor am I talking about […]
Outfielder Kyle Lewis, the Mariners' top-ranked prospect according to MLB Pipeline, is not among the 40-plus players who began a Minor League mini-camp at the club's Peoria Sports Complex on Monday, as general manager Jerry Dipoto said he's recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his balky right knee.
For the past nine years, choosing an Opening Day starter has generally been a foregone conclusion for the Mariners. Felix Hernandez has handled those duties every season since 2009, the longest active streak of any pitcher in the Major Leagues.