Julio Rodríguez Undergoing MRI Due To Lower Back Tightness

Mariners 21-year-old rookie superstar Julio Rodriguez left tonight’s game with lower back tightness, furthering the saga that began earlier this week. As reported by Daniel Kramer of MLB.com, Rodríguez did not undergo an MRI when he first experienced the lower back tightness over the weekend in Anaheim, but is now scheduled to receive imaging tomorrow … Read more

Mariners’ George Kirby achieves rare feat by starting game with 24 straight strikes; Julio Rodriguez joins 20-20 club

Mariners right-hander George Kirby pulled off a rare feat by throwing 24 straight strikes to start the game Wednesday night in a 3-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Kirby gave up five hits and one run before throwing his first ball to Joey Meneses in the third. Kirby is the first pitcher since 1988 to … Read more

Mariners Reinstate Julio Rodriguez, Designate Luis Torrens

The Mariners announced a handful of roster moves during tonight’s off day. center fielder Julio Rodriguez is back from the injured list, while catcher Curt Casali has been reinstated from his own IL stint. To create active roster space, Seattle optional outfielder Jarred Kelenic back to Triple-A Tacoma and designated catcher Luis Torrens for assignment. … Read more

Mariners Place Julio Rodriguez, Dylan Moore On 10-Day IL; Ty France To Undergo MRI

The Mariners placed outfielder Julio Rodriguez (right wrist contusion) and utilityman Dylan Moore (back spasms) on the 10-day injured list. Jarred Kelenic has been called up from Triple-A, and first baseman/outfielder Jack Larsen‘s contract has been selected from Double-A. To make room for Larsen on the 40-man roster, left-hander Anthony Misiewicz has been designated for … Read more

Mariners Notes: J-Rod, Trades, Kelenic

10:46AM: X-rays were negative on Rodriguez, Jerry Dipoto said during an appearance on “The Front Office Show” on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM (Twitter link). It doesn’t seem likely that Rodriguez will play in today’s game and the M’s will continue to monitor the outfielder’s status, but the initial test results are “a good porter … Read more

Seattle Mariners’ Julio Rodriguez lifted in 9th; pinch-hitter Abraham Toro plays hero

Seattle Mariners rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez was hit on the hand by a pitch in the eighth inning and was later lifted for a pinch-hitter in the ninth Saturday night during a 5-4 win over the American League West-leading Houston Astros. Mariners manager Scott Servais said Rodriguez would get X-rays later Saturday. “He did not … Read more

2022 MLB All-Star Game – How each Home Run Derby slugger picked his pitcher

Corey Seager called his father Thursday to ask Jeff Seager how long it has been since he’s thrown batting practice. It might have seemed an odd question, but there was a very special reason behind it: Corey wanted his dad to pitch to him in the Home Run Derby. Jeff Seager did not immediately say … Read more

Back-to-back champ Pete Alonso to open 2022 MLB Home Run Derby with Ronald Acuna Jr. rematch

Gunning for history, back-to-back champion Pete Alonso will start his pursuit of a third title as the No. 2 seed in the 2022 Home Run Derby on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium. The New York Mets star will face No. 7 seed Ronald Acuna Jr. in a rematch from their tilt in the second round … Read more