Mar 3, 2014; Goodyear, AZ, USA; The Seattle Mariners celebrate after defeating the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark. The Seattle Mariners won the game 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Mariners Gameday: Mariners Vs White Sox


Sep 20, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker pitches in the first inning of their game against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Initial Thoughts:

The Mariners split squads once again and take on a White Sox split squad in Glendale today while the other squad takes on the Reds back in Peoria tomorrow. Scott Baker gets the start today along with a mix of presumed starters and backups.

Game Details:

Time of game: 12:05 PM Pacific

Location: Glendale, Arizona.

 

THE MATCHUPS:

Pitching:

Mariners: Scott Baker

vs.

White Sox: John Danks

 

Lineups:

Mariners:

Endy Chavez 8

Stefen Romero 7

Kyle Seager 5

Corey Hart DH

Jesus Montero 3

Brad Miller 6

Xavier Avery 9

John Buck 2

Willie Bloomquist 4

Of note: Nothing unusual to note here. A nice mix of guys getting a shot and guys we expect to see on Opening Day.

White Sox:

Adam Eaton 8

Gordon Beckham 4

Matt Davidson 5

Adam Dunn 3

Paul Konerko DH

Dayan Viciedo 7

Carlos Sanchez 6

Adrian Nieto 2

Keenyn Walker 9

Of note: Dunn and Konerko in the middle of that lineup. Good test for Baker.

Final Thoughts:

The Mariners are 6-2 but it’s not on the field that’s making news today. News broke about a possible trade involving the Yankees and Mariners. Details on that can be found here.

Also, check this out from one of our followers on Twitter:

Seems MLB.com has projected Abraham Almonte to be the starting centerfielder for the Mariners. Interesting to say the least.

Taijuan Walker threw today, said he felt good. He is scheduled to do some more throwing tomorrow.

Finally, this from Bob Dutton:

Enjoy the game.

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