Hisashi Iwakuma and Masahiro Tanaka squared off Sunday, marking the 11th time two pitchers born in Japan started opposite each other.
That's one way to snap an 0-for-19 slump.
The AL West is likely to come down to the two teams from the Lone Star State, but the Mariners, Angels and A's will be looking to upset the apple cart and top the Astros and Rangers in the division.
Scott Kazmir was only throwing 86-89 (down from 93 last season) miles per hour in his Monday B-game outing.
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The Mariners have baseball's longest active postseason drought. They haven't been to the playoffs since 2001. Let's preview their 2016 season.
The Shelby Miller trade and Chris Davis signing are two of the worst moves made by MLB teams this offseason. What other deals do we not like?
The Yoenis Cespedes and John Lackey signings are among our five best moves of the 2015-16 offseason. Come check out the rest, won't you?
The Mariners have undergone a thorough makeover this offseason, but Scott White says they're ultimately still relying on aging veterans Nelson Cruz and Robinson Cano.
The Dodgers have been somewhat quiet this offseason, and the Diamondbacks and Giants have been fairly noisy. That said, the reigning NL West champs will be a threat in 2016.

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