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View the Mariners' lineup for Game 1 of 162 against Oakland A in Japan

Dee Gordon and Mitch Haniger will be the first two Mariners teams of the season. (Getty)

The Seattle Mariners' first team from the 2019 Major League Baseball season is here.

The Mariners set a 28-man roster for the inaugural series against Oakland A & # 39; s

It was a long offseason, so let's pretty much

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Dee Gordon , 2B
Mitch Haniger, CF
Jay Bruce, 1

Edwin Encarnación, DH
Domingo Santana, LF
Omar Narvaez, C
Ryon Healy, 3B
Tim Beckham, SS
Ichiro, RF

Marco Gonzales, LHP

It certainly has a different look than one season ago. Only four players left the opening event of the Mariners 2018, and none of them play the same position as last year.

• Mitch Haniger is in midfield and not in the right, as the Mariners still have to work his way back from an arm injury because of Mallex Smith.

• Dee Gordon returns to his usual second base in the outfield after last year's experiment.

• Ryon Healy is due to open the year Kyle Seager opens the third base playing the injured list while recovering from the hand operation.

• Ichiro, who was in the left field at the beginning of the 2018 season, pulls Haniger in the middle to the right. And to be honest, it really helps with the whole coming-of-circle thing when he starts his 27th professional season and plays the position he is best known for.

Also noteworthy are three. Time All-Star Jay Bruce came in third after a strong spring. The 32-year-old former Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians and New York Mets star has scored 20 or more home runs in nine of his 11 MLB seasons, but has had the worst year of his career hindering injury. 19659017 Veteran striker Edwin Encarnación, a Cleveland off-season takeover, is in the cleanup phase as he begins the year after his eighth consecutive season of 30 or more homers. He is followed in the order by Domingo Santana, who has picked up Seattle in a deal with Milwaukee and has prepared himself for the shape of his 2017 breakthrough season this spring.

On the hill is Marco Gonzales, an athlete new No. 7 on the back of his uniform (he was previously No. 32 but wore 7 in college in Gonzaga). This is the first opening day for the 26-year-old left-hander, who finishes a series of opening series of Mariner's record of 10 starts of the opening race of Félix Hernández.

Here's what the Oakland A & # 39; s will be who the home team will be in the series with two games it looks like at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday.

Athletics (0-0)

Ramón Laureano, CF
Matt Chapman, 3 B
Stephen Piscotty, RF
Khris Davis, DH
Chad Pinder, LF
Matt Olson , 1B
Jurickson Profar, 2B
Marcus Semien, SS
Nick Hundley, C.

Mike Fiers, RHP

The Coverage of Mariners-Athletics begins at 7:30 pm on the ESPN Seattle 710 the show before the game, the first place is set for 2:35 clock. Streaming is available on 710Sports.com and the 710 ESPN Seattle App, but only within our Western Washington terrestrial coverage due to MLB restrictions.

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