• Hector Noesi is slated to start Friday's Cactus League opener against the Padres. Also tentatively scheduled to pitch are Oliver Perez, D.J. Mitchell, Andrew Carraway, Chance Ruffin, Logan Bawcom, Anthony Fernandez, Brian Moran and Danny Farquhar.
Saturday's pitching rotation against the Padres is tentatively set at Blake Beavan, Kameron Loe, Taijuan Walker, Danny Hultzen, Bobby LaFromboise, Carson Smith, Jonathan Arias and Jhonny Nunez.
Then comes Sunday -- again against the Padres -- with an expected rotation of Erasmo Ramirez, James Paxton, Tom Wilhelmsen, Charlie Furbush, Stephen Pryor, Carter Capps, Josh Kinney, Lucas Luetge and Yoervis Medina.
• All three weekend games against the Padres will be broadcast live on 710 ESPN Seattle starting at 12:05 p.m. PT, with Rick Rizzs and his new partner, Aaron Goldsmith, calling the action.