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.
Felix gets pretty fired up while he’s pitching, especially when he gets a big out to end an inning. That intensity presents problems when Felix’s teammates try to take a group photo after practice. Watch […]
James Paxton’s situation is one to watch here, however. He fell early in camp and hurt his forearms and a wrist. He has yet to make a start this spring — he’s slated to go next Tuesday after a live BP session this week that went well enough — and if he doesn’t knife through his four scheduled starts as the club hopes he could conceivable start the season on the disabled list, simply to buy him the necessary time to ready.