The Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers will square off again for a three-game series at Safeco Field beginning Friday at 7:05 pm. The Rangers hosted the M’s earlier this month in Arlington and took three out of four games — and were also the ones to start Seattle’s eight-game losing streak.
Texas lost the opener of the four-game series on Monday night, but won the last three.
The Seattle Mariners will try and overcome Wednesday night’s humiliating loss when they send Erasmo Ramirez to the mound Thursday in Arlington.
Seattle closer Fernando Rodney was charged with two unearned runs and the Mariners lost 3-2 on Martin’s game-ending RBI single on Wednesday night. Martin also chased Felix Hernandez with a leadoff triple in the eighth.
Arlington, Texas will host, arguably, the most anticipated pitching matchup of the young 2014 season Wednesday when the Seattle Mariners send Felix Hernandez to the hill to face the Rangers’ Yu Darvish.
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back home runs off Blake Beavan before the fill-in starter left with a sore shoulder and Robbie Ross limited the Mariners to five singles in seven-plus innings in the Texas Rangers’ 5-0 victory Tuesday night.
The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.
Seattle had a six-run outburst in an inning that included three Texas errors and an overturned call that led to the ejection of Rangers manager Ron Washington during the Mariners’ 7-1 victory Monday night.
While New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball’s top divisions again in 2014.
Jurickson Profar is 21-years-old going into the 2014 season. And the Rangers are expecting a lot.