Baseball is just better when Felix Hernandez is on the mound. The King will be making his second spring appearance this afternoon after taking down the Dodgers with two scoreless innings last Tuesday (a game I mostly remember for Brian Wilson's knuckleball). One thing to keep an eye on: Hernandez's change-up, which the ace had a little trouble harnessing last time around.
Our own Scott Weber is lurking around Peoria today, so you if you see him, ask him why Abraham Almonte is not batting leadoff for the third day in a row.
- Mariners vs. Rangers, 1:05 p.m. PST
- The game will be broadcast on both MLB.com and 710 ESPN.
- Robinson Cano is sitting out of today's game, but is likely to return on Monday.
- Dustin Ackley (L) LF
- Willie Bloomquist (R) 2B
- Kyle Seager (L) 3B
- Justin Smoak (S) 1B
- Corey Hart (R) RF
- Logan Morrison (L) DH
- Mike Zunino (R) C
- Michael Saunders (L) CF
- Brad Miller (L) SS