2:20 PM EST, Sun March 01, 2015
Seattle Times Feb 25, 2015
Closer Fernando Rodney happy, healthy in second Mariners spring training

Closer Fernando Rodney happy, healthy in second Mariners spring training

With the addition of Nelson Cruz and others, the closer believes the Mariners are contenders to win the AL West.
Tacoma News-Tribune Feb 24, 2015

Mariners' 2015 potential puts Fernando Rodney in a dancing mood

When All-Star closer Fernando Rodney looks around the Mariners’ clubhouse, and contemplates the coming season, he says he can’t help dancing.

Mariners notebook: Club’s potential puts Rodney in a dancing mood

PEORIA, Ariz. — When All-Star closer Fernando Rodney looks around the Mariners’ clubhouse, and contemplates the coming season, he says he can’t help dancing. “I’m pretty happy with the (off-season) moves that we made,” he said. “Signing (Nelson) Cruz and bringing in a couple of more guys to help to win the division. That’s motivated me. That’s why I’m dancing.” (Point to note: While smooth on his feet, Rodney admits he’s only the second-best dancer on the club — only second-best in the bullpen, in fact. The best, he insisted, is fellow reliever Tom Wilhelmsen.)...

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