The Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it’s time for report cards.
Hisashi Iwakuma combined with two relievers on a six-hit shutout and the streaking Seattle Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.
The Tigers added three runs in the bottom half of the eighth inning en route to a 6-2 win over the Mariners on Tuesday night. Seattle twice rallied from one-run deficits, but lost for the eighth time in nine games.
The Seattle Mariners haven’t had much of a problem getting runners into scoring position. Getting them home has been a disaster.