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Mariners | Blake Beavan has shoulder tendonitis

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:15:03 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Blake Beavan (shoulder) landed on the disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis after he was only able to go four innings against the Texas Rangers. He said he has "dead arm" from a knot in his shoulder. "I just had no life on my ball," he said. "It's just frustrating because I had a great opportunity to help these guys and fill the void of other guys being down. Now I'm in the same situation, but hopefully it's something where in the next 10 days we can get out of there and slide back into the action and help us win some ballgames."

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Greg Johns


Mariners | New starter likely to come from within

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:46:05 -0700

Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said the team's starter Sunday, April 20, "will probably be one of our guys internally," which means the candidates could be SPs Brandon Maurer or Anthony Fernandez.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


Mariners | Taijuan Walker shut down for two weeks

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:15:06 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) has been diagnosed with a right shoulder impingement and will be shut down for two weeks, according to general manager Jack Zduriencik.

Fantasy Tip: Bad news here for those stashing Walker and hoping his season debut would come soon. It'll be at least another month now and probably a month and a half until Walker has a realistic shot at entering the Mariners' rotation. In shallow standard leagues, if you don't have the room for Walker in a DL spot, you should consider cutting bait.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


Mariners | Blake Beavan to DL, James Jones recalled

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:30:02 -0700

The Seattle Mariners placed SP Blake Beavan (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 16, and recalled OF James Jones from Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: It's unclear who will replace Beavan in the rotation with Taijuan Walker (shoulder) still fighting arm problems. Jones provides depth in the outfield but isn't worth considering.

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Mariners | Nick Franklin expected to move around

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:13:44 -0700

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon expects SS Nick Franklin to "move around" on defense. He can play second base if 2B Robinson Cano is the designated hitter, and he can also play some shortstop, third base and outfield.

Fantasy Tip: Franklin gives the Mariners plenty of options to mix and match. It sounds as if he'll receive consistent playing time because of this, and his positional versatility should make him attractive in deep mixed leagues, too, if he plays every day.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


Mariners | Nick Franklin the DH

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:18:46 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Nick Franklin is serving as the designated hitter and is hitting sixth in the lineup Wednesday, April 16.

Fantasy Tip: If you already added Franklin, be aware that he's facing Yu Darvish in his first start this year. Regardless, it would seem that Franklin will see consistent playing time while he's up.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


Mariners | Logan Morrison to DL

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:54:00 -0700

The Seattle Mariners placed OF Logan Morrison (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 16, and recalled SS Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move. Franklin was hitting .395 with four home runs and 13 RBIs in 11 games with Tacoma.

Fantasy Tip: The M's haven't gotten much production out of their right spot with Morrison, Michael Saunders and Stefen Romero. Perhaps they give Franklin, who saw some time there this spring, a shot. He's worth picking up in AL leagues because of his power and middle infield eligibility.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


Mariners | Nick Franklin called up

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:50:02 -0700

The Seattle Mariners recalled 2B/SS Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma. He could see time in the outfield.

Fantasy Tip: Franklin is a good AL-only add, as he has a ton of power for a MI spot.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman


Mariners | Blake Beavan exits

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:10:56 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Blake Beavan (shoulder) left the game Tuesday, April 15, with shoulder soreness.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker scratched from rehab start

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:51:44 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) was scratched from his rehab start Tuesday, April 15, due to stiffness in his throwing shoulder.

Fantasy Tip: Walker was close to possibly joining the Mariners' rotation. This setback could be significant, and it'll likely push back his timetable by at least a week. Blake Beavan is now filling out the M's rotation, and he has value in AL-only leagues, especially with Walker set back.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Greg Johns


Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma to throw sim game Friday

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:19:24 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) will throw a simulated game Friday, April 18.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Ryan Divish


Mariners | No plans to move Mike Zunino, Dustin Ackley

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:04:37 -0700

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said he has no plans to move C Mike Zunino or OF Dustin Ackley up in the batting order.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Ryan Divish


Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma update

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:15:33 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) said he threw 55 pitches in a bullpen session Tuesday, April 15, and included some split-finger fastballs. Iwakuma reported no issues with his right middle finger.

Fantasy Tip: He could be back at the end of the month, but if all goes right, it won't be much longer than that. He'll be a welcome sight for his owners.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Ryan Divish


Mariners | Logan Morrison only available in emergency

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:50:59 -0700

Seattle Mariners 1B/OF Logan Morrison (hamstring) is available Tuesday, April 15, in the event of an emergency, but he's day-to-day after his hamstring tightened up again Monday, April 14.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Greg Johns


Mariners | Blake Beavan recalled, Lucas Luetge sent down

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:57:18 -0700

The Seattle Mariners recalled SP Blake Beavan from the minors Tuesday, April 15, and optioned RP Lucas Luetge in a corresponding move.

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Ackley Dustin OF
Allen Nick P
Almonte Abraham OF
Arias Jonathan P
Austin Jamal OF
Avery Xavier OF
Baldwin Andrew P
Barb Andrew P
Baron Steven C
Bastida-Martinez Evel 2B
Batista Yidio INF
Bautista Denny RP
Bawcom Logan P
Beavan Blake SP
Beimel Joe RP
Bello Cibney P
Beltran Saydel P
Bilke Austin P
Bingjia Yu OF
Bloomquist Willie 2B
Bonilla Leury 3B
Boyce Tim P
Bubela Jaime OF
Buck John C
Buglovsky Chris P
Bumstead Michael P
Burgoon Tyler P
Calderon Yordyn 3B
Cano Robinson 2B
Carmichael Christian C
Carraway Andrew SP
Carroll Daniel OF
Carter Eric P
Castillo Phillips OF
Chavez Endy OF
Choi Ji-Man 1B
Christensen Daniel P
Cohoes Cavan OF
Colina Edilio INF
Copping Cameron P
Cortez Renee P
Crosby Bubba OF
De La Cruz Jose P
DeCarlo Joe 3B
Dirkx Austin P
Dominguez Jeffrey SS
Dominique Andrew C
Done Juan P
Dorman Rich P
Downs Brodie P
Dunigan Joe 1B
DuRocher Johnny P
Eastley Tyler INF
Elias Roenis SP
Ellison Derek P
Engles Terrance P
Espy Nate 1B
Farquhar Danny RP
Fernandez Anthony SP
Fernandez Eddy P
Flaig Jeffrey INF
Flannery Michael P
Franklin Nick SS
Furbush Charlie RP
Garbe B.J. OF
Garcia Anderson P
Garcia L. Alejandro OF
Garcia L. Eduardo OF
Garcia Rigoberto P
Garth Ron INF
Gillespie Cole OF
Gillheeney James P
Gillheeny James P
Giobbi Andrew C
Gomez Erick P
Gonzalez Luis E. P
Guerrero Gabriel OF
Gutierrez Franklin OF
Guttormson Ricky RP
Guzman Elpidio OF
Hall Josh SP
Hargrove Andy 1B
Harris Gary OF
Hart Corey DH
Hernandez Felix SP
Hernandez Moises P
Hicks John C
Hill Nick P
Hogan Billy SS
Huang Chai-An P
Hultzen Danny SP
Iwakuma Hisashi SP
Jaile Chris P
Jaramillo Jason C
Jimenez Luis A. 1B
Jones James OF
Kantakevich Joseph P
Kelly Ty INF
Kensing Logan RP
Kiger Mark INF
Kinkade Mike INF
Kittredge Andrew P
Kohlscheen Stephen P
Krist Joshua P
Lampe Rayon INF
Landry Leon OF
Leal Jose OF
Lebron Rey OF
Leone Dominic RP
Littleton Wes P
Lo Kuo-Hui OF
Looper Aaron P
Lopez Chuck OF
Luetge Lucas RP
Marcoe Billy C
Markovitz Jason P
Marlette Tyler C
Martinez Hersin OF
Mateo Natanael P
Maurer Brandon SP
Medina Yoervis RP
Mendoza Jose P
Meneses Alex INF
Miller Brad SS
Miner Zach RP
Montero Jesus DH
Morban Julio OF
Morla Ramon INF
Morrison Logan 1B
Morton Colt C
Munoz Luis SP
Myers Adrian OF
Nelson Joe RP
Nesbit Greg P
Noriega Gabriel INF
Nunez Jhonny RP
Nunez Luis INF
Okuda Pedro SS
Oliveras Luis C
Palazzolo Steve P
Palmer Matt RP
Paquette Ethan OF
Parker Kyle T. P
Paxton James SP
Peguero Esteilon SS
Periard Alexandre P
Petagine Roberto 1B
Peterson DJ 3B
Pimentel Guillermo OF
Pimentel Manelik P
Pina Luis P
Pina Manny C
Posluszny Stan OF
Proscia Steven 3B
Pryor Stephen RP
Quintanilla Kevin P
Quintero Humberto C
Raben Dennis OF
Ramirez Erasmo SP
Ramirez Ramon RP
Rapada Clay RP
Reynolds Burt INF
Rijo Cristian OF
Rios Jose P
Rodney Fernando RP
Rogers Mark RP
Rohrbaugh Robert P
Romero Stefen OF
Ruffin Chance RP
Saito Derrick P
Sanchez Victor P
Saunders Michael OF
Seager Kyle 3B
Sears Todd 1B
Sena Jandy P
Smith Carson RP
Smith Chris RP
Smoak Justin 1B
Snow Forrest P
Spiehs R.D. RP
Sucre Jesus C
Suda Kenta P
Sweeney Brian P
Taylor Chris INF
Taylor Luke P
Thorne Aaron P
Thorpe Tracy P
Torres Jose P
Trejo Edgar 3B
Valdivia Francisco P
Van Heydoorn Rudy INF
Vancil Preston P
Vega Marwin P
Velasquez Roberto INF
Wagner Michael P
Walker Taijuan SP
Wang Wei C
Ward Bryan P
Wilhelmsen Tom RP
Witherspoon Travis OF
Woerman Joe P
Young Chris R. SP
Zablan Keli'i P
Zunino Mike C

Brown Daren TO
Datz Jeff TO
Donnelly Rich TO
Gwynn Chris TO
Hansen Roger TO
Jewett Trent TO
Johnson Howard TO
McClendon Lloyd MAN
Navarro Jaime TO
Rojas Mike TO
Simmons Ted TO
Thompson Robby TO
Valle Dave TO
Van Slyke Andy TO
Waits Rick PC
Wetteland John TO
Woodward Chris TO
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