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Lookout Linkage, 3/5/15

News and stories about the Seattle Mariners and other analysis from around the league. Cactus League baseball has officially started! That and more is among today's dose of links: The Rangers will return pitcher Edgar Olmos to the Mariners after Olmos was diagnosed with shoulder impingement. Danny Hultzen threw his first batting practice of the spring and seems to be progressing well. Kyle Seager is joining a former University of North Carolina teammate in the fight against cancer. Jeff Sullivan at Fangraphs analyzes the changes in playoff odds from the beginning of 2014 to the...

Mariners notebook: Danny Hultzen continues to impress in return from injury

Despite missing over a year recovering from a devastating shoulder injury, Mariners pitching prospect Danny Hultzen continued to be one of the best sights in spring training while throwing a live batting practice session Tuesday.

Mariners' Hultzen, Gutierrez both on long roads back to baseball

Left-hander Danny Hultzen is coming back from major shoulder surgery while outfielder Franklin Gutierrez is attempting to resume a career that has been halted by a rare condition.
Seattle Times Feb 24, 2015
What a difference a year makes for lefty Danny Hultzen

What a difference a year makes for lefty Danny Hultzen

The pitcher, who underwent major shoulder surgery in October 2013, showed in his first bullpen session this spring that he still can be the player the Mariners envisioned when they drafted him in 2011.
Tacoma News-Tribune Feb 23, 2015

After a year of rehab, Mariners pitcher Danny Hultzen says, ‘I’m definitely back to where I was before’

Club officials taking cautious approach; McClendon says Hultzen “probably building for 2016.”
After a year of rehab, Mariners pitcher Danny Hultzen says, `I’m definitely back to where I was before’

After a year of rehab, Mariners pitcher Danny Hultzen says, `I’m definitely back to where I was before’

PEORIA, Ariz. — Want to know how good Danny Hultzen is feeling these days in Mariners’ camp after missing most of the last two seasons because of an ailing left shoulder that eventually required major surgery? Let’s talk college hoops. Ask Hultzen, a Virginia alum, how far his beloved Cavaliers can go this season. “I think they can win it,” he declared. “When Justin Anderson is back, I think they have a good shot. They can beat Kentucky, for sure.” For sure? No. 1 and unbeaten Kentucky? OK, there’s some confidence for you…and Hultzen is nearly as upbeat about his … ...

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