Lloyd McClendon tried to get a five-out save from All-Star closer Fernando Rodney, but that plan didn’t work
The Seattle Mariners had just five hits. They left nine runners on base and went 0 for 11 with runners in scoring position. And manager Lloyd McClendon felt much of the blame belonged to his own team
Seattle Mariners first baseman Logan Morrison joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show from Houston before Tuesday’s game versus the Astros.
Seattle saw its five-game winning streak snapped, but was nearly able to keep it going despite Iwakuma’s struggles
Morrison went 4 for 4, including two long home runs, in Seattle’s fourth straight win
After blowing Felix Hernandez’s one-run lead on Wednesday night, the bullpen did the same thing to Erasmo Ramirez on Thursday
Kyle Seager had four hits and three RBIs for Seattle; Dustin Ackley and Brad Miller also drove in a run
Chris Young has yet to record a decision in his four appearances (2 starts) for the Seattle Mariners. And to say the least, getting his first win today would be a momentous point in the Mariners’ young season.
While New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball’s top divisions again in 2014.
Derek Jeter’s retirement after the 2014 season will come as a relief to Cleveland Indians fans. The future Hall of Fame shortstop’s numbers against the Seattle Mariners, however, may surprise you.