Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Saturday that he has not benched Brendan Ryan and the shortstop position will continue to be evaluated.
Brendan Ryan was not in the Mariners' Cactus League lineup on Tuesday due to stiffness in his neck.
Brendan Ryan homered Monday in the Mariners' 9-8 Cactus League victory over the Angels.
Brendan Ryan (elbow) is expected to be 100 percent for spring training.
Mariners avoided arbitration with SS Brendan Ryan by agreeing to a one-year, $3.25 million contract.
Brendan Ryan had elbow surgery on Thursday morning.
Brendan Ryan will undergo surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow.
Mariners manager Eric Wedge anticipates Brendan Ryan being the team's starting shortstop again next season.
Brendan Ryan homered in the Mariners' loss to the Rangers on Sunday afternoon in Seattle.
Brendan Ryan went 0-for-2 with a strikeout Sunday in the Mariners' loss to the Athletics.
Brendan Ryan (elbow) is back in Friday's lineup.
Brendan Ryan (elbow) is expected to return to the Mariners' lineup Friday.
Brendan Ryan (elbow) is out of the starting lineup again Wednesday.
Brendan Ryan (elbow) is out of the Mariners' starting lineup for the third straight day Tuesday.