Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show before Tuesday’s home opener at Safeco Field.
James Paxton was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a strained muscle on the left side of his back. The move was made after an MRI earlier in the day confirmed the original diagnosis of a strained latissimus dorsi muscle.
After a loud top of the first from the Angels’ offense, the Mariners came back to top the Halos 5-3.
Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton has left Seattle’s home opener against the Los Angeles Angels after straining a muscle in his left side.
Lost in the hoopla of Robinson Cano making his debut at Safeco Field as a member of the Seattle Mariners is the fact that James Paxton will be making arguably the most important start of his young career Tuesday night.
The biggest offseason investment ever made by the Seattle Mariners is finally going to make his debut at home.
James Paxton pitched seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Cano drove in his first run for the Mariners on Wednesday night in an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, completing a three-game sweep in the team’s first series under new manager Lloyd McClendon.
The Seattle Mariners could pull off something they haven’t done since June 11, 2006: sweep the Angels in Anaheim.
It’s Opening Day. It’s Felix Day. And there’s reason to buy into the promise a new season brings. There is hope. And as Andy Dufresne once said, hope is a good thing.
It was an extraordinarily busy winter for the five clubs in the American League West. Each organization made significant moves, with all but the Los Angeles Angels spending big dollars to improve their respective rosters. Let’s take a look at the details.