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.
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.
Chris Young’s first start in the majors in more than a year resulted in six scoreless innings — unfortunately, he doesn’t have a win to show for it. On Friday, the 34-year-old veteran looks to build off the fantastic outing and kick Seattle off the three-game losing skid it’s in the middle of.
Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and was gone by the time the Oakland Athletics beat the Mariners 3-0.
The newest Mariners starter Chris Young will get his first start since 2012 on Friday when Seattle continues a four-game series with the Athletics in Oakland.