For Nick Franklin, the 2013 season got off to an ominous start. After battling the flu in spring training, he
RENTON — Jesse Williams’ nickname is Tha Monstar. Excuse the Seahawks, though, if they rename him Tha Steal.
They were, by acclimation, can’t-miss prospects. Individually, they were on a path to inevitable stardom. Collectively, they were to be the three-headed core of a Mariner revival, cornerstones of a revamped, power-packed
SEATTLE — The Mariners are facing the biggest crisis of the Jack Zduriencik era. And, no, I don’t feel “crisis” is overstating matters.
SEATTLE — Fear not, oh beleaguered Mariners fans, already fretting over some worrisome trends emerging early to dim the shine of a feel-good spring training.
WALLA WALLA — Dean Derby is a great storyteller, and Bill Till is one of his favorite subjects.
Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge senses some potential promise with his team
SEATTLE — It’s daunting. But it’s also doable. Just remember the lunch pail and steel-toed boots. In a season of firsts, Gonzaga annexed another one Sunday, winning a debate that involved the University of Miami for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
PEORIA, Ariz. — The man they call Mr. Mariner was on a back field Tuesday, watching intently as the team’s rawest minor-leaguers ran through their paces.
Now is when things really start to get interesting for the little school that always seems to play so big.