Mariners Spring Training Update – Day 5

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 / 41 Days ‘til Opening Day (April 6 vs. Los Angeles Angels)

Move Along…Nothing to See Here, Folks:
Danny Farquhar looks good on the field striking opposing batters out…but he also wants you to know that he’s stylish in the dugout.

Danny Farquhar relaxes before getting on the field this morning.

Danny Farquhar relaxes before getting on the field this morning.

More PFP:
Until the position players take the field, more PFP down on the lower fields. Felix Hernandez, Roenis Elias, Mayckol Guaipe and others worked on fielding comebackers over on Field #4. They all looked pretty smooth with The King leading the way. The act of fielding grounders seems so simple, but it is still enjoyable to be out on the field watching the pros do it.

Kuma Throws A Bullpen:
Hisashi Iwakuma was among the pitchers who had a bullpen session this morning. He’s scheduled for another bullpen on Friday before facing hitters on Monday.

Hisashi Iwakuma throwing a bullpen in the shadows.

Hisashi Iwakuma throwing a bullpen in the shadows.

Robinson Cano Arrives:
Robinson Cano arrived in camp around noon today and took his physical, along with the rest of the position players. Following his physical, he met with the local media. You can read what he said on Mariners.com, SeattleTimes.com and TheNewsTribune.com and you can watch tonight on KING 5.

Robinson Cano meets with the media at the Mariners complex.

Robinson Cano meets with the media at the Mariners complex.

Cuba Represents:
Just before Roenis Elias did an interview in English with Chris Egan‘s KING 5, he chatted with Misael Siverio for a few minutes. As you might remember from back in November, Siverio signed with the club after leaving Cuba a few years ago. Siverio is currently taking part in minor league mini-camp before their Spring Training begins.

Roenis Elias (left) and Misael Siverio chatted for a few minutes this afternoon.

Roenis Elias (left) and Misael Siverio chatted for a few minutes this afternoon.

DINGER Bats In Camp:
Over the course of the spring, various vendors (including bats and gloves) show up at the Mariners complex. Today, it was DINGER Bats, which is based in Ridgway, Illinois. They set up just outside the clubhouse and were available to whoever wanted to check out their products. Minor leaguer Jabari Blash was one of the players who checked out the inventory.

Outfielder Jabari Blash chatted with the Dinger Bats representative.

Outfielder Jabari Blash chatted with the Dinger Bats representative.

Fernando Meets The Media:
Fernando Rodney also tossed his first bullpen of the spring and then spent a few minutes talking with the media about why he’s in good spirits.

Fernando Rodney chats with the beat guys after his bullpen session.

Fernando Rodney chats with the beat guys after his bullpen session.

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