Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker won’t throw for a week because of shoulder inflammation. The Mariners also found out Friday that Hisashi Iwakuma needs to keep the split on his injured finger another three weeks.
Oregon State receiver Brandin Cooks posted a 4.33 time in the 40. But he is interesting for another reason. At 5 foot 10, he was one of the shortest receivers at the combine. In evaluations of his play, his height and lack of bulk (he’s 189 pounds) always come up.
The Cactus League juggernaut that is the Seattle Mariners continued to roll on Friday at Peoria Stadium. The Mariners banged out 18 hits with homers from Nick Franklin, Nate Tenbrink and James Jones to prevail 12-1.
After finally getting a victory on the road against Oregon State, Washington will look to avenge their loss earlier this season in Pullman to the Cougars. Join Percy Allen in the Husky Basketball GameCenter at 7 p.m. to preview the matchup, which starts at 7:30.
San Diego State running back Adam Muema made headlines at the NFL Combine last weekend when he abruptly left on the final day. Muema told the San Diego Union-Tribune he was "following God" and God told him that he would play for the Seahawks - which he described as his "dream" - if he left.
Manager Lloyd McClendon delivered some not so happy news on Friday morning, saying that prized pitching prospect Taijuan Walker has been shut down for seven days with inflammation in the bursa of his throwing shoulder.