Jan 12, 2016
Rick, Shannon and Bill talk about some moves the Mariners have made and how the team shapes up heading into spring. David Schoenfield of ESPN talks about his first memory of Ken Griffey Jr. and Edgar Martinez chance of getting into the Hall of Fame. New Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr. talks about getting a chance to coach in his hometown and takes a look at this pitching staff and what he's looking for in Spring Training. Mariners IF/OF Shawn O'Malley joins us from the Mariners Caravan and talks about his first season in Seattle and what he's been up to this offseason. Mariners OF Stefan Romero talks about getting married this offseason, what he's been up to this offseason and what he wants to show the new coaching staff.
Jan 12, 2016
Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Bill Krueger host. This hour is dedicated to Ken Griffey Jr. Gary Hill put together a montage of highlights throughout Junior's career. Rick talks to 'The Kid' about his induction and takes a look back at his career. Mariners Vice President of Marketing Kevin Martinez talks about some events coming up throughout the season involving Griffey and a special night where he gets his number retired.
Jan 5, 2016
Rick, Shannon and Mike talk about their favorite Junior home runs and we listen to the highlights. New Mariners bench coach Tim Bogar who says he's excited about the team Jerry Dipoto has assembled. He talks about what his role will be and working with the players on aggressive baserunning. Larry Stone of the Seattle Times thinks Ken Griffey Jr. won't be a unanimous vote, but he has a great chance of getting the highest percentage of votes ever. He talks about Edgar's chances of getting into the Hall and other players he voted for. Plus a final look at the current vote totals that had been released and who will join Ken Griffey Jr. in the Hall of Fame.
Jan 5, 2016
Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Mike Blowers host the first show of 2016. Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto joins the show and says we are at the point of the off-season where GMs start figuring out arbitration cases and minor free agent moves. He says they accomplished exactly what they wanted with their pitching staff, with keeping Hisashi Iwakuma being the biggest boon to the team. He talks about heading into Spring Training working with the young players to turn them into effective major leaguers. Rick, Shannon and Mike talk about what to expect in Spring Training (just a month and a half away). Plus they share their memories of Dave Henderson who passed away over the holidays.