Betsy Haffner of Kennewick, who is battling stage four breast cancer, was the Mariners’ honorary bat girl May 15 as part of Major League Baseball’s annual campaign to raise support and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
PEORIA, Ariz. — Veteran reliever Joel Peralta, once a long shot as a non-roster invite, didn’t hide the sense of personal satisfaction that accompanied the recent news that he would open the season as a member of the Mariners’ bullpen.
It is the nature of spring training that Mariners reliever Tony Zych might have proved more Friday by turning a three-run lead into a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Full-squad workouts are through their first weekend at Mariners’ camp, and the first Cactus League game is just a few days away. It is that time of year when talk of competition and winning a job predominates.
Issue One for the Mariners this spring regarding their infield will be an updated assessment on second baseman Robinson Cano, the six-time All-Star who underwent surgery last October to repair a sports hernia.
Officer Shirrell Veitenheimer of the Kennewick Police Department shares background about the upcoming Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Washington. The Special Olympics are being held June 3-5 at Joint Base Lewis McChord and the King County Aquatics Center. Torch Runs begin next week from various locations throughout the state and each will gather at the Lakewood Police Station on June 3 before the final trek to the site of the games.
Bob BrawdyTri-City Herald
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