Erasmo Ramirez (1-6), recalled from Triple-A Tacoma for the start, allowed 10 runs and nine hits in three-plus innings. Seattle, which began the day a half-game ahead of Detroit for the second AL wild-card spot, had been the only major league team not to allow 10 or more runs in a game this season.
Jacob DeGrom (4-5) allowed five hits and one run over his seven innings of work.
The Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it’s time for report cards.
The Seattle Mariners begin a three-game series with the Boston Red Sox Monday at Safeco Field.
After blowing Felix Hernandez’s one-run lead on Wednesday night, the bullpen did the same thing to Erasmo Ramirez on Thursday
The Seattle Mariners won six of their seven games on this latest road trip after a 3-0 win in Tampa Bay on Monday.
Erasmo Ramirez’s struggles continued Tuesday, but Jason A. Churchill has a suggestion that may help the right-hander return to form.
Pitcher Erasmo Ramirez was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma and has been named the starter for the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader in Oakland against the Athletics.
The Seattle made three roster moves on Thursday — two of which were demotions.
Jason A. Churchill explains the simple but crucial issues with Erasmo Ramirez’s command.