MIKE ZUNINO RUMORS & GOSSIP
Mike Zunino had a job to do, and he was going to do it properly.
With runners on first and second — thanks to two errors on routine plays by the Houston infield — and no outs, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon asked his slugging catcher to lay down a sacrifice bunt to move the runners into scoring position.
Even though Zunino had never put down a sacrifice bunt in his 174-game...
It’s a sign of the times that, when you think about Mike Zunino, you might well first think of his defense. He’s proven himself to be a tremendous receiver of pitches, and when you fold in the rest of his defensive skillset, Zunino has a lot of value, even independent of his bat. There’s evidence […]
The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday.
Several hours after making two trades to help their run at an AL wild-card spot, the Mariners rallied for a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Mike Zunino's two-run homer in the eighth inning.
The win, along with the acquisitions of outfielders Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia, resulted in a lot of smiles in...
The Associated Press Now that he's spent some time in the major leagues, Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino expects big things.
''To get up there and have 50 games under your belt, it's just nice to know. You know what to expect. You know what you need to do, the kind of work you need to put in,'' Zunino said. ''It makes the transition going into...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014
The Seattle Mariner could soon see rookie Mike Zunino back on the active roster. The 22-year old catcher made his debut in June, but he suffered a broken hamate bone in his left hand. He has been recovering nicely and played in his second rehab game yesterday.
According to Greg Johns of MLB.com, despite Zunino's lack of success at the plate in his two rehab games so far...
In June, the Seattle Mariners drafted University of New Mexico slugger DJ Peterson, who was a remarkable hitter as an amateur. Peterson was taken 12th overall by the M’s as a 3B/1B and sent to Everett to play at Low-A Ball (A-). Peterson being assigned to Everett right after signing his contract is exactly what happened to Seattle’s previous first round pick, current big...
What’s a hamate?
Seattle Mariners rookie catcher Mike Zunino is expected to miss the next six weeks with a broken hamate bone in his left wrist.
The injury happened in the Thursday night game against the Minnesota Twins when he was hit by a foul tip.
While the Mariners have been streaking of late, realistic fans understand the team was not prepared to make an actual run this...
The Seattle Mariners removed catcher Mike Zunino from
yesterday’s contest against the Minnesota Twins after the rookie took a foul
ball off his already ailing left wrist, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com.
"I took a foul ball off there and it got me in the
right spot," said Zunino, wearing a brace on the wrist postgame. "I
will get re-evaluated in the morning...
Whether he is ready or not, the Seattle Mariners with what appears to be out of sheer desperation have promoted 22-year old back stop Mike Zunino from Triple A, as reported by numerous sources. The 3rd overall pick in the 2012 amateur draft will be thrust into the forefront due to the demotion of Jesus Montero and the recent injury to Jesus Sucre. The Mariners will no doubt be...
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Mike Zunino has the look of an All-Star and he’s only been in professional baseball for one season and he’s only played 44 games. Is the hype justified?
Mike Zunino was drafted in the 1st round (#3 overall) in 2012 out of the University of Florida. The 21 year-old right-handed hitting catcher stands 6” 2” and weighs 220. He was also drafted out of high school in 2009...