Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge wasn’t ready to make a change at closer in the immediate aftermath of their 6-1 loss at the hands of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. But after yet another blown save by Tom Wilhelmsen, Wedge is being forced to re-evaluate his options.
Chris Stewart had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday.
Because there’s more positive than negative surrounding the Seattle Mariners this season, it’s only appropriate the Bleacher Report shares the team’s biggest busts of spring training ’13.
Left fielder Julio Morban hit a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over the Los Angeles Angels Monday afternoon in Cactus League play.
Before getting too worked up over the Seattle Mariners’ preseason preparations, outfielder Michael Saunders, pitcher Oliver Perez and infielder Alex Liddi are looking forward to the World Baseball Classic. Saunders will play for Canada, Perez for Mexico and Liddi for Italy, with all three nations competing in Group D of the opening round in Arizona from March 7-10.