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  1. James Paxton has resumed rehabbing his shoulder injury

    Jul 1, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Taijuan Walker rejoined the Mariners’ rotation yesterday after a long time on the sidelines and fellow top pitching prospect James Paxton is finally making some progress in his return as well.

  2. Taijuan Walker wasn’t thrilled with his first rehab start

    May 29, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Taijuan Walker

    Taijuan Walker made his first minor-league rehab start last night as he comes back from a shoulder injury and the Mariners rookie wasn’t thrilled with his performance against Triple-A hitters.

  3. Mariners shut down James Paxton after rehab setback

    May 28, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    James Paxton appeared to be on the verge of coming off the disabled list and rejoining the Mariners’ rotation after missing the past six weeks with a shoulder injury, but now the rookie left-hander has been shut down again.

  4. Hisashi Iwakuma is healthy and ready for his season debut

    May 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Hisashi Iwakuma

    Out since early spring training with a finger injury, Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma is expected to come off the disabled list and make his season debut Saturday against the Astros.

  5. Hisashi Iwakuma nearing return to the Mariners

    Apr 23, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

    Hisashi Iwakuma

    Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma was expected to begin a minor-league rehab assignment this week as he comes back from a spring training finger injury, but instead the team had him throw a 58-pitch simulated game yesterday.

  6. James Paxton out until at least late May

    Apr 22, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Left-hander James Paxton has been on the disabled list since April 9 and Adam Jude of the Seattle Times reports that the Mariners rookie is unlikely to rejoin the rotation until at least late May.

  7. Hisashi Iwakuma cleared to begin rehab assignment

    Apr 18, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT

    iwakuma getty

    Out since February with a strained tendon in his middle finger, Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma threw a simulated game today without any problems and has been cleared to begin a minor-league rehab assignment.

  8. Taijuan Walker will make another rehab start at Triple-A

    Apr 12, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

    Taijuan Walker

    Taijuan Walker will have to make one more rehab start before returning to the Mariners’ rotation. Blake Beavan will get a spot start as a result.

  9. James Paxton placed on disabled list with left lat strain

    Apr 9, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    james paxton getty

    Mariners left-handed starter James Paxton owns a ridiculous 1.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP through his first 36 innings at the major league level. But it’s going to be a while before he gets to add to that stat line. He was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with a lat strain.

  10. Mariners release right-hander Scott Baker

    Mar 24, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

    Scott Baker AP

    According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mariners granted Scott Baker his release today. Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports that he asked for his release after declining an assignment to Triple-A. Signed to a minor league deal over the winter, Baker appeared to have a rotation spot to lose after Hisashi…

  11. Taijuan Walker to resume throwing Thursday

    Mar 4, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

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    Taijuan Walker was shut down last week after he was diagnosed with inflammation in the bursa of his right shoulder, but Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that he’s scheduled to resume throwing Thursday. Walker has been limited for most of the spring, so even if all goes well Thursday, it’s expected that…

  12. The Mariners aren’t as serious about trading for David Price as we thought

    Dec 10, 2013, 7:03 AM EDT

    David Price

    Jon Heyman reports that the Mariners believe David Price “would be theirs” if they agree to include Taijuan Walker in a trade but that, welp, they don’t want to include Walker in a trade. Or James Paxton for that matter. Rather, they’d like to build a trade for Price around position players. Presumably Dustin Ackley…

  13. Report: Phillies dangling All-Star Domonic Brown

    Dec 9, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT

    Domonic Brown

    The Phillies’ Domonic Brown had a breakthrough season at age 25, finishing tied for fourth in the NL with 27 homers and appearing in the All-Star Game. That would seem to make him a centerpiece player, right? Sources: Phillies actively shopping OF Domonic Brown. Looking for controllable starting pitching in return. Idea is to sell…

  14. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 25, 2013, 6:51 AM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Indians 5, White Sox 4: Unbelievable. Chris Perez blows a save in the top of the ninth and the ancient Jason Giambi picks him and the Indians up in the bottom, smacking a two-run walkoff homer. Still life in that old bat. Still life in the Indians, who remain in wild card position. Rangers 3,…

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