Despite a 4-1 loss the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon says he’s extremely pleased with the way his team finished the first half of the season
Logan Morrison had a pair of runs batted in to help Seattle sweep Houston and give starter Chris Young his eighth win on the season.
The Seattle Mariners (44-38) head out on the road and start the trip with three games at Houston (36-47), where they won two of three back in May. The M’s beat up the Astros pitching staff that series, plating 21 runs on 29 hits but Houston did the same to the M’s in a very high-scoring series.
The Seattle Mariners are in Kansas City for a three-game set against the leaders in the American League schedule.
The Seattle Mariners start a two-game series in San Diego Wednesday looking for the season sweep against their ‘natural rival.’
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.