Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer, and Seattle boosted its wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth, and the Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the AL West leaders 13-2 on Tuesday night.
Roenis Elias labored through five innings, struggling to find his command, and Seattle dropped the opener of a three-game set against the Texas Rangers on Monday night, 2-0.
(1090 The Fan) — Seattle Mariners Logan Morrison joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show from Safeco before the series opener with the Texas Rangers. “Our job [as position players] is not to get caught up in results […]
Bill & Jason talk with CBS Sports NFL expert Ryan Wilson, Mariners outfielder Logan Morrison, Texas Rangers pre and post game host Mike Peasley, former Seahawks offensive lineman Robbie Tobeck, and Mariners play by play announcer Aaron Goldsmith
After winning seven of eight, the Mariners are more than in the conversation. They are over .500 at home and tied with Detroit for the second wild card spot in the American League.
Chris Young (10-6) allowed three runs in five innings. He struck out six and reached double-digit wins for the first time since 2006.
Seattle Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak is nearing the end of his rehab assignment.
Logan Morrison had a pair of runs batted in to help Seattle sweep Houston and give starter Chris Young his eighth win on the season.
In Tuesday’s 13-2 win, Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano had three RBIs apiece, James Jones added two more and a seven-run sixth inning helped the Mariners score a season high in runs.