Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge wasn’t ready to make a change at closer in the immediate aftermath of their 6-1 loss at the hands of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. But after yet another blown save by Tom Wilhelmsen, Wedge is being forced to re-evaluate his options.
Now in his 15th major league season, Aaron Harang still is looking for consistency. On Tuesday night he found it. The Seattle Mariners’ 35-year-old right-hander locked into a groove against the Houston Astros, matching a career low in yielding just two in a complete-game 4-0 shutout victory.
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.
Raul Ibanez hit a two-run homer and a two-run double in his first two at-bats, and Hernandez helped the Mariners hand the Chicago White Sox their eighth straight loss with a 7-4 victory Tuesday night.
Nick Franklin hit his first two big league home runs and Kendrys Morales, Brendan Ryan and Endy Chavez also went deep to give the Seattle Mariners a 7-1 victory over the Padres.
Joe Saunders pitched seven superb innings. Jason Bay hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth. After that, the Seattle Mariners fell apart.
Nick Franklin didn’t get his first Major League hit in his first start for the Mariners — but he did commit an error with the bases loaded, costing Seattle a run.
1090 The Fan’s resident Padres fan is in the midst of his annual “break from supporting the Mariners” while his team is in town for a two game series. Things didn’t go well for him on Monday.
The Bleacher Report’s Adam Wells makes the argument that the Mariners’ infield prospect Nick Franklin could be making his way to the major league roster if his numbers continue to grow and Dustin Ackley’s continue to decline.
Steve & Bill talk with King 5 News sports anchor Chris Daniels, The News Tribune sports columnist Ryan Divish, CBS Sports NFL expert Jason La Confora, CBS Sports Radio Host John Feinstein, and Tacoma Rainiers infielder Nick Franklin Listen to the 3:00 p.m. […]