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Tacoma News-Tribune 14 hours ago
Mariners’ Young selected as AL’s Comeback Player of the Year

Mariners’ Young selected as AL’s Comeback Player of the Year

Young is a pending free agent but says he’d like to stay with Mariners after ‘the most fulfilling and gratifying season of my career’

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Seattle Times 17 hours ago

Chris Young of the Mariners named Comeback Player of the Year in AL by Sporting News

Veteran right-hander honored by award voted on by players

Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young named A.L. Comeback Player of the Year

On Sept. 7, 2008, Chris Young stood tall on the mound, looking down from his 6-foot-10 perch as Gabe Kapler stepped to the plate for the Milwaukee Brewers. Young, a budding superstar for the San Diego Padres, had dispatched of the previous 23 Brewers and was just four outs shy of a perfect game. His […]
Saunders wins community service award

Saunders wins community service award

SEATTLE — Outfielder Michael Saunders is this year’s recipient of the Moose Clausen Award, which is given by the Mariners RBI Club in recognition of “significant contributions” to the community. The RBI (Real Baseball Involvement) Club is an organization of Mariners’ season-ticketholders who are active in the community. The Clausen Award is given each year to an active or retired member of the Mariners’ organization. The organization cited Saunders’ involvement in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Major League Baseball’s “Going to bat against breast cancer”...
Tacoma News-Tribune Oct 20, 2014

Mariners' Chris Young named AL Comeback Player of the Year

Veteran right-hander Chris Young, who resurrected his career this season with the Mariners, was selected Monday as the American League’s Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News.

Chris Young named American League comeback player of the year

The remarkable return to success for Chris Young did not go unnoticed by his fellow players. On Monday, the veteran right-hander was named to the 2014  American League comeback player of the year by The Sporting News. Marlins infielder Casey McGehee was named the NL winner. The award, which is voted upon by 196 players in a survey, has been given out by the publication since 1965, but is not officially recognized by Major League Baseball. That organization has its own comeback player of the year award, which started being given in 2005 and his handed out each year that The MLB Players'...
Mariners’ Young selected as AL’s Comeback Player of the Year

Mariners’ Young selected as AL’s Comeback Player of the Year

  SEATTLE — Veteran right-hander Chris Young, who resurrected his career this season with the Mariners, was selected Monday as the American League’s Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News.    Throughout the season, Young said his renewed success stemmed from escaping the persistent shoulder problems that plagued him over the previous six years. “The shoulder feels healthy,” he said, “and I feel when I’ve been healthy in my career, I’ve pitched pretty well.” Young, 35, was 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA after missing much of 2013 while recovering from a third shoulder...
Tacoma News-Tribune Oct 20, 2014

Mariners confirm Taijuan Walker has left team in Arizona Fall League

General manager Jack Zduriencik says left-hander Walker is healthy but prefers to work on offseason program at home…
Mariners confirm Walker has left team in Arizona Fall League

Mariners confirm Walker has left team in Arizona Fall League

Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker left his club in the Arizona Fall League after two starts to return home to California, club officials confirmed Sunday night in a news release. “Taijuan is completely healthy and was very impressive in his two outings,” general manager Jack Zduriencik said, “but made a personal decision that he needed to return home at this time. “He will continue with his off-season program, and we look forward to seeing him at spring training in February.” Walker, 22, gave up two runs in nine innings while getting no-decisions in two Fall League starts for the...
Seattle Times Oct 19, 2014

Taijuan Walker done pitching in the Arizona Fall League

The Mariners sent out an update on pitching prospect Taijuan Walker, who had been pitching in the Arizona Fall League. Walker is done after two starts and is returning to his home in Southern California.
Tacoma News-Tribune Oct 17, 2014

Mariners notebook: Peterson, Lara head list of club’s organizational all-stars

MiLB.com picks top player at each position across the organization’s minor-league system…

Peterson, Lara head list of Mariners’ organizational all-stars

It’s no surprise — is it? — that D.J. Peterson and Jordy Lara head the Mariners’ organizational all-star team as selected this week by MiLB.com. Peterson and Lara shared honors as the Mariners’ minor-league player of the year in the organization’s own in-house selections in late September. The MiLB.com selections are distinguished by their selection of a sing;e player at every position across the Mariners’ farm system. That required a little juggling. For example, Patrick Kivlehan, primarily a first baseman/third baseman, was cited as the designated hitter even though he...
Seattle Times Oct 16, 2014

A few Thursday morning Mariners' links, notes and thoughts

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Tacoma News-Tribune Oct 15, 2014

Mariners’ Walker cited among PCL’s top prospects

Right-hander Taijuan Walker was picked by Baseball America as one of the top prospects in the Pacific Coast League for the second year in a row.

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