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Northwest Sports Beat Mar 21, 2015

Southpaw Battles For South Downtown Seattle Mariner Bullpen Spot

NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Insider, Brian Scott, takes a look at the battle between lefty relievers in the M's bullpen this spring. Charlie Furbush is going to be the first lefty out of the bullpen for the Mariners so that leaves just one spot and it's David Rollins, Lucas Luetge, Tyler Olson, Rafael Perez, and Joe Saunders left to fight over the coveted spot on the M's 25 man roster.


THE FACTS: Tyler Marlette opened the 10th inning with a single Wednesday and scored the winning run from first when Pat Kivlehan lined a one-out single that got past from Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano. Relievers Rafael Perez and Dominic Leone blew one-run leads in the eighth and ninth innings. Mark Lowe got the victory after escaping a bases-loaded jam in the San Diego 10th inning.   PLAY OF THE GAME: Mariners first baseman Ji-Man Choi suffered a broken right fibula on what should have been a routine play to end the game in the ninth inning. Shortstop Tyler Smith … Read more »

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