The Seattle Mariners placed Joe Beimel on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left shoulder and recalled Rob Rasmussen from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the Seattle Mariners and whether or not they have righted the ship over the past three weeks, as well as whether or not the club needs to add free agent Rafael Soriano to the mix in the bullpen.
Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision. Kluber, the reigning AL Cy Young winner, improved to 3-0 with 50 strikeouts and two walks in his last four starts.
James Paxton (2-2) allowed five hits in eight innings, struck out two and walked two, and Carson Smith pitched a perfect ninth.
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the Padres.
Carlos Perez hit a game-ending homer leading off the ninth, and the Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
After an ugly series in Los Angeles, the Mariners look to rebound in the comforts of Safeco Field.
The Mariners will partake in their first Interleague game of the young 2015 season Monday as they visit Dodger Stadium for a three-game series. Both Seattle and Los Angeles stand at 3-3 entering Monday’s game.
Though it’s been clear enough for a few weeks and as close to official without being so, the club has set its starting rotation after optioning Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners also optioned right-handed reliever Carson Smith, which clarifies the bullpen too.
Yovani Gallardo allowed three-run homers to Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 8-0 Sunday.