Oakland Athletics newcomer Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer as Oakland jumped to a five-run lead in the first, and Chris Young failed to make it out of the inning as Seattle lost 6-1 to the Athletics on Monday.
Bartolo Colon had a perfect game rolling into the seventh inning until Robinson Cano lined a two-out single.
The Seattle Mariners have 10 days to acquire help for the stretch drive without having to deal with the waiver wire in August.
The Seattle Mariners have optioned starter Taijuan Walker to Triple-A Tacoma so he can remain on schedule during the All-Star break.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with CBS Sports National columnnist Gregg Doyel, Minnesota Twins play by play announcer Dick Bremer, Seattle Mariners radio commentator Aaron Goldsmith, USA Today sports columnist Gabe Lacques, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker
Seattle Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Monday from Safeco Field.
The Seattle Mariners had just five hits. They left nine runners on base and went 0 for 11 with runners in scoring position. And manager Lloyd McClendon felt much of the blame belonged to his own team
The Seattle Mariners take their hot streak to Chicago to take on the White Sox in a three-game weekend series.
Rookie James Jones had a career-high four hits and his second three-steal game in the Mariners 10-4 win.
The Seattle Mariners (44-38) head out on the road and start the trip with three games at Houston (36-47), where they won two of three back in May. The M’s beat up the Astros pitching staff that series, plating 21 runs on 29 hits but Houston did the same to the M’s in a very high-scoring series.