Mariners Spring Training Update – Day 19
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 / 27 Days ‘til Opening Day (April 6 vs. LA Angels)
Felix Hernandez tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in his first start of the spring, but the Mariners were handed a 9-3 loss vs. the Rockies Tuesday afternoon at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The Rockies used a 7-run 5th inning to cruise to the Cactus League victory. Dustin Ackley went 3-for-3 with one RBI for the Mariners. Here is the official box score from MLB.com and some video highlights from the game:
King Felix’s Debut:
Felix Hernandez made his first start of the spring, facing the minimum 6 batters in 2.0 scoreless innings. Felix threw just 18 pitches in his outing and allowed one baserunner (walk). Here is video of Felix talking about his start:
Tweet of the Day:
Mariners Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez is in camp helping as a minor league instructor. Here is a fun photo of a pair of Mariners Hall of Famers, Edgar and Alvin Davis.
Correia Throws First Bullpen:
Veteran RHP Kevin Correia signed a minor league deal with the Mariners yesterday and didn’t waste much time getting on the mound. The veteran of 12 Major Leagues seasons threw his first bullpen this morning.
How’s the Weather:
We have heard about the amazing weather up in Seattle, but it is hard to beat 82° without a cloud in the sky. Temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 80s over the next few days.
What’s on Tap:
The Mariners continue to Cactus League play tomorrow (Wednesday, March 11) vs. the Colorado Rockies at Peoria Stadium (1:05 pm). Right-hander Erasmo Ramirez is scheduled to make the start against Rockies right-hander Christian Bergman. The game will be televised on ROOT SPORTS.
Photos of the Day:
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