The Mariners have recalled Carter Capps from Triple-A Tacoma and made a few other moves.
Michael Morse will join the Mariners in Boston on Tuesday after a long stint on the disabled list; Seattle has ten days to trade, release or outright the contract of Jason Bay to the minors.
“I think for me what makes me mad,” Seattle outfielder Jason Bay said of Ryan Bruan, “basically it just kills all the credibility of anybody.”
Chris Stewart had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday.
Kyle Seager’s first career grand slam was a historic one and gave Seattle a chance for an improbable victory. It also was one of the only clutch hits for the Mariners during a frustrating loss.
Joe Saunders pitched seven superb innings. Jason Bay hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth. After that, the Seattle Mariners fell apart.
Former Mariners starter Jason Vargas allowed just six hits and struck out seven over eight innings of work against his old team Sunday. But Jason Bay and Michael Morse each homered off Vargas late as the Mariners rallied to hand the Angels a 2-1 loss on Sunday.
The Seattle Mariners announced outfielder Casper Wells has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Seattle Mariners designated outfielder Casper Wells for assignment Sunday and kept Jason Bay as the club’s fifth outfielder, finalizing their 25-man active roster ahead of Monday night’s opener against the Oakland Athletics.
Thomas Holmes of the Bleacher Report makes predictions on who’ll be suiting up for the Mariners next week.