On the day before pitchers and catchers were to report to the Mariners camp in Peoria, Arizona, Felix Hernandez arrived Tuesday and proclaimed himself ready to improve upon his down season of 2016. Hernandez, who said he weighs 224 pounds after coming in at 207 last year, said he wants to show that last year – only 153 innings pitched – was a fluke. "I've got to prove people wrong," he said. "I feel fine. I'm healthy."
The Mariners opened spring training with the first day of workouts for pitchers and catchers at the Peoria Sports Complex. Mariners manager Scott Servais chats with the media about star pitcher Felix Hernandez and what this season holds for him.
Dozens of volunteers gathered at Lacey's Woodland Creek Community Park Monday morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project and which was again coordinated by the City of Lacey and the Stream Team organization.
Deschutes Parkway, between Fifth Avenue and Marathon Park in Olympia, was closed in both directions Sunday after a serious car crash that sent a 75-year-old woman to a local hospital while a 45-year-old man, who also suffered minor injuries, drove himself to the hospital, according to reports.