Drayer: Mariners options with rotation deeper than ever

The consistency that was a hallmark of the Mariners’ starting rotation in 2022 becomes continuity in 2023. Mariners GM Hollander: The prospects who could join the M’s follow The five (plus one) starters who finished last season with the team – Luis Castillo, Robbie Ray, Logan Gilbert, George Kirby, Marco Gonzalez and Chris Flexen – … Read more

Baseball America’s Glazer on various Kelenich arcs from the Mariners, Rodriguez

This time two years ago, it looked like the Mariners had the makings of an outfield that would be the envy of Major League Baseball. Mariners scouting director details Felnin Celesten, other standout signees Both Jarred Kelenic and Julio Rodríguez were consensus top-five prospects in the game, and with their major league debuts quickly approaching, … Read more

Mariners GM Hollander: The prospects who could join the M’s follow

The rise of the Seattle Mariners has coincided with the rise of local players who have joined the organization during the current front office regime. Dipoto Show: Future for JP Crawford, value to Mariners making playoffs Julio Rodriguez, George Kirby, Cal Raleigh and Logan Gilbert played key roles in Seattle’s 2022 postseason drought, showing that … Read more

Mariners breakdown: What veteran AJ Pollock brings to the table

The Mariners reportedly plugged one of the few remaining holes in their lineup on Saturday by agreeing to a one-year deal with veteran outfielder AJ Pollock, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Mariners add recently retired MLB C Steven Vogt as bullpen coach It might not be the flashiest move, but Pollock brings some notable things … Read more

How mental health staffing shortages are delaying justice in Utah’s courts

SALT LAKE CITY – As the leaves changed color and fell last month, Matt Guitar sat in a park surrounded by the evidence of the passing of time. “I have this open wound that I just want to close,” he said. As fall gave way to winter, Guither faced another holiday season without her husband, … Read more

James Conner’s big day can’t make up for the Cardinals’ lack of a final against LA

GLENDALE — For the first time all season, the Arizona Cardinals had their top two receiving threats in DeAndre Hopkins and Hollywood Brown on the field together. But while Cardinals fans finally got their first glimpse of the long-awaited pair, who combined for 133 yards and a TD on 10 catches, the team’s rushing attack … Read more

Let’s thank a sports community that is there in the worst of times

Ah, Thanksgiving. Football is great. Food is overpriced. And no matter what I was taught in elementary school, Pilgrims and Native Americans did not celebrate the holiday by congregating at an outdoor table in late November, sharing food in mutual admiration. But the gratitude is real. I know because I feel it every year. And … Read more

Let’s thank a sports community that is there in the worst of times

Ah, Thanksgiving. Football is great. Food is overpriced. And no matter what I was taught in elementary school, Pilgrims and Native Americans did not celebrate the holiday by congregating at an outdoor table in late November, sharing food in mutual admiration. But the gratitude is real. I know because I feel it every year. And … Read more

Kelvin Beachum’s impact on the Arizona Cardinals is undeniable

TEMPE — Starter. Offensive line executive. Teacher. leader. Popcorn lover. Sometimes confused with Lecitus Smith as his father. When Kelvin Beachum is brought up in a conversation, the headlines are endless, meaningful and sometimes self-inflicted in describing the offensive approach. That alone shows how important he is to this Arizona Cardinals team. The last original … Read more

Kelvin Beachum’s impact on the Arizona Cardinals is undeniable

TEMPE — Starter. Offensive line executive. Teacher. leader. Popcorn lover. Sometimes confused with Lecitus Smith as his father. When Kelvin Beachum is brought up in a conversation, the headlines are endless, meaningful and sometimes self-inflicted in describing the offensive approach. That alone shows how important he is to this Arizona Cardinals team. The last original … Read more