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Roenis Elias Hoping To Prove Himself Again This Spring

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Roenis Elias began spring training last February as a pitcher who had never started a game above Double-A. He wound up earning a spot with the Seattle Mariners as a surprise fifth starter and went on to win double-digit games. 740 more words

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Fantasy baseball: Offseason, spring training reveal more than Best Shape of My Life stories

The reporting of pitchers and catchers next week for spring training is considered a holiday around these parts.

One source of joy on this holiday for fantasy baseball players is the flood of stories that say a Major Leaguer insists he’s in the — all together now — “Best Shape of My Life.” 422 more words

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Fernando Rodney - Scenes from South Korea

We had a small post last week on Fernando Rodney visiting Korea on a goodwill trip. The Mariners closer has been busy in Korea, visiting the Little League World Champions, the US Embassy and most recently the Sacred Heart School for the Deaf and Seji Middle School. 214 more words