The rust is starting to come off for Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note
Ackley had three hits and scored three runs, Seattle’s bullpen was sharp for the second straight day and the Mariners beat Boston 8-6 on Sunday for the Red Sox’s eighth straight loss.
James Paxton (3-1) took the first loss of his 10th career start
The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there
The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday
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