Assistant Sports Editor
SEATTLE — Perhaps Joe Saunders can wear his home uniform under his road uniform next time he pitches away from Safeco Field.
As the Seattle Mariners approach the quarter mark of the 2013 season, we can deduce this much about their everyday lineup: It’s better, and way more fun to watch, when Michael Saunders is batting leadoff.
SEATTLE — This time when he travels to New York, Felix Hernandez hopes he won’t have to answer the same, old questions.
The hottest hitter in the Mariners’ farm system is a player who very few fans have heard of — but that doesn’t mean he’s not a prospect.
SEATTLE — Josh Donaldson, Daric Barton and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs, and Jarrod Parker pitched into the seventh to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Brandon Moss' leadoff homer in the sixth proved to be the difference, as the Oakland Athletics held off the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, on Saturday in the middle test of a three-game series at Safeco Field.
A pair of young starters will duke it out Saturday when Jarrod Parker and the Oakland Athletics take on rookie Brandon Maurer and the Seattle Mariners.
SEATTLE—Hisashi Iwakuma retired 16 in a row over one stretch of a solid seven-inning outing, Raul Ibañez homered for the first time in nearly a month, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics, 6-3, on Friday night at Safeco Field.
Raul Ibanez smashed a three-run home run and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics, 6-3, in the opener of a three-game series.
The Oakland Athletics will try to stop a four-game losing streak when they open a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners Friday at Safeco Field.