Kyle Seager earned Co-American League Player of the Week last week; Roenis Elias has surprised the league with his four-seam fastball; and Robinson Cano has not felt the pressure playing under a monster contract (.293/.341/.388).
The Seattle Mariners visit the Houston Astros for a three-game weekend set at Minute Maid Park.
The Seattle Mariners’ game at the New York Yankees on Wednesday night was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for June 2 at 7:05 p.m., which had been an off day for both teams.
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.
The Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers will square off again for a three-game series at Safeco Field beginning Friday at 7:05 pm. The Rangers hosted the M’s earlier this month in Arlington and took three out of four games — and were also the ones to start Seattle’s eight-game losing streak.
Jason A. Churchill explains the simple but crucial issues with Erasmo Ramirez’s command.
The Seattle Mariners saw their losing streak reach seven games on Monday night, courtesy of a 7-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
It looks like the pressure will be on Felix Hernandez to snap the Mariners’ six-game losing streak. Fortunately for Seattle, there is arguably no other person in baseball who can handle pressure than King Felix.
Seattle closer Fernando Rodney was charged with two unearned runs and the Mariners lost 3-2 on Martin’s game-ending RBI single on Wednesday night. Martin also chased Felix Hernandez with a leadoff triple in the eighth.
C.J. Nitkowski joined 1090 The Fan Wednesday to talk Major League Baseball.