Seattle Mariners pitcher Chasen Bradford hands the ball to manager Scott Servais after being pulled from a baseball against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Mariners pitcher Chasen Bradford hands the ball to manager Scott Servais after being pulled from a baseball against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Seattle Mariners pitcher Chasen Bradford hands the ball to manager Scott Servais after being pulled from a baseball against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

TJ Cotterill is the Seattle Mariners and MLB writer for The News Tribune. He started covering MLB full-time in 2018, but before that covered Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and spent seven years writing about high schools, including four as TNT’s prep sports coordinator. Born and raised in Washington.