What proved to be the key run in Houston’s 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night came with a big price. Justin Maxwell was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the third inning and the Astros had to place the outfielder on the disabled list after the game with a broken left hand.
Kendrys Morales drove in two runs in his Seattle home debut, Joe Saunders rebounded from a rough first start to throw 6 1-3 shutout innings, and the Mariners debuted the new look of Safeco Field with a 3-0 win over the Houston Astros on Monday.
Thomas Holmes of the Bleacher Report makes predictions on who’ll be suiting up for the Mariners next week.
While there is a great deal of enthusiasm about the Seahawks and their prospects for next season, the Mariners are still a team that could make its hometown proud.
The Seattle Mariners’ offseason focus was on adding bats to the worst offense in baseball. They believe they accomplished their goal with the additions of Kendrys Morales and Michael Morse, and they hope Jason Bay and Raul Ibanez still have some pop left in their bats.
The Mariners agreed to terms with first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales and shortstop Brendan Ryan Friday on one-year contracts for the 2013 season.
Bleacher Report’s Matt Boczar suggests Bourn would be the perfect man to have ahead of Morales and Morse in the lineup.
With the Seattle Mariners off-season acquisitions of Kendrys Morales and Raul Ibanez, room on the roster for first baseman Justin Smoak is slowly dwindling.
The Seattle Mariners officially announced their $2.75 million, one-year deal with outfielder Raul Ibanez on Wednesday, returning the veteran to where he began his major league career in 1996.
The Mariners added more power to their lineup Wednesday by acquiring first baseman and designated hitter Kendrys Morales.