McClendon said Pryor's next step will be throwing to live hitters, but he's not near that point yet.
• Triple-A Tacoma manager Rich Donnelly continues working as the Mariners third-base coach in the early Cactus League games in place of John Stearns, who is out four to six weeks after undergoing hernia surgery. McClendon said no final decision has been made on how the team will fill that position once the Mariners' Minor League camp opens.
• The Mariners have split-squad games Monday with Erasmo Ramirez facing the Reds in Goodyear and Blake Beavan opening against the Rockies in Peoria, with both games at 12:05 p.m. PT. Robinson Cano is scheduled to play in Peoria.
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