Learning that Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn had died completely changed Chris Young’s outlook on pitching against his former team. “I think any fun about pitching against them disappeared this morning with the news of Tony passing,” the Mariners’ right-hander said after Seattle’s 5-1 win over San Diego on Monday night.
The San Diego Padres visit Safeco Field for a short two-game stanza
Seattle Mariners right-hander Chris Young joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Friday from Safeco Field.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with CBS Sports MLB expert Jay Berman, Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young, Texas Rangers color commentator Tom Grieve, Minnestoa Vikings color commentator Pete Bercich, and NBC Sports golf analyst Marc Rolfing
Chris Young pitched shutout ball until Albert Pujols homered in the seventh inning, Cano had three hits and two RBIs to raise his average to .332, and the Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Monday.
Despite dropping two consecutive series (Tampa Bay and Minnesota), the Mariners do have something going for them: the emergence of rookie outfielder James Jones.
After dropping two to the Tampa Bay Rays, the Seattle Mariners are looking to rebound in Minneapolis this weekend against the Twins.
A’s starter Scott Kazmir’s winning streak dating to last season ended in a 4-2 loss to Seattle on Monday night.
Despite a round of boos to welcome back Robinson Cano, the Mariners went on to beat the Yankees 6-3 for their fourth win in five games.
While the talking heads on TV are feasting on the Mariners’ upcoming series against the Yankees–solely for Robinson Cano’s return to New York–we can think of a couple different stories surrounding the club at this point in time that are far more enlightening.