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Mariners | Carson Smith going for record

Fri, 01 May 2015 15:33:06 -0700

Seattle Mariners RP Carson Smith has 18 1/3 scoreless innings in 20 appearances to begin his major league career, which are both team records. His run of 20 straight scoreless outings is now tied for the third longest streak in major league history to begin a career.

Fantasy Tip: While Smith isn't in the picture for save chances in Seattle behind the likes of Fernando Rodney, Yoervis Medina and Danny Farquhar, he remains valuable in deep mixed and AL-only leagues for his high strikeout totals. He could eventually enter the saves picture if Rodney faces an injury or another poor stretch, too.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton

Mariners | M's not overreacting on Fernando Rodney

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:09:17 -0700

Seattle Mariners RP Fernando Rodney has had a couple of bad outings of late, including a blown save and loss against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, April 14, but manager Lloyd McClendon plans to ride out the storm with Rodney. Last year, Rodney blew just three saves in 51 attempts, but he also allowed at least one runner in 47 of 69 outings, including 34 of his 51 save chances. If McClendon chooses to go in another direction, RPs Danny Farquhar and Tom Wilhelmsen (on the disabled list) have closing experience, and RP Carson Smith has closer's stuff.

Fantasy Tip: Rodney owners should be a bit worried by his early-season struggles, especially at age 38. Rodney likely has somewhat of a long leash because of his 2014 season in Seattle, but saves poachers should be looking at Yoervis Medina and Farquhar in case Rodney continues to stumble. Smith is an intriguing bullpen arm, but he might be too far down the pecking order to matter.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Larry Stone

Mariners | Plenty of bullpen competition

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:55:08 -0800

Seattle Mariners RP Charlie Furbush likely will have a roster spot to open the year, as manager Lloyd McClendon wants two left-handed relievers. The other could be one of RPs Lucas Luetge, Rafael Perez or David Rollins. RPs Yoervis Medina, Danny Farquhar, Tom Wilhelmsen, Dominic Leone and Carson Smith will likely battle for the other four bullpen slots outside of RP Fernando Rodney. Ps Mark Lowe and Erasmo Ramirez are also options.

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Mariners | Six players recalled from Triple-A

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:10:59 -0700

The Seattle Mariners recalled 1B Justin Smoak, OF Stefen Romero, SP Taijuan Walker and RP Lucas Luetge from Triple-A Tacoma. The team also selected the contracts of C Humberto Quintero and RP Carson Smith from Triple-A Tacoma.

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Mariners | Three sent down

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:44:59 -0700

The Seattle Mariners optioned OF Carlos Peguero to Triple-A Tacoma and reassigned P Carson Smith and 2B Nick Franklin to minor league camp Thursday, March 21.

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Mariners | Several prospects invited to ST

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:07:02 -0800

Seattle Mariners highly touted young prospects SS Nick Franklin, P James Paxton, SP Taijuan Walker and C Mike Zunino are among 18 non-roster players invited to Major League Spring Training by the team Friday, Jan. 11. P Jonathan Arias, P Logan Bawcom, P Jeremy Bonderman, SP Andrew Carraway, P Danny Farquhar, C John Hicks, 1B Mike Jacobs, SS Brad Miller, SP D.J. Mitchell, P Brian Moran, INF Stefen Romero and RP Carson Smith are the other players invited to camp.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Greg Johns