Mariners make expected roster moves: Dae-Ho Lee and Pat Venditte recalled from Tacoma; Dan Altavilla selected from Jackson; Nori Aoki and Mike Freeman optioned to Tacoma; Tom Wilhelmsen placed on disabled list.
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager says his bruised right foot is "definitely getting better." When Seager is judged to be healthy, Mariners will likely make a roster move to add a reliever to a short-handed bullpen.
Mariners can’t hold three-run lead over the closing innings. White Sox score three runs in seventh inning against Arquimedes Caminero and Steve Cishek before gaining walk-off victory in ninth inning against Nick Vincent.
Third baseman Kyle Seager is not expected to require time on disabled list because of bruised foot, but Mariners recall Mike Freeman as a precaution. Mariners also activate James Paxton; option Tony Zych and designate Wade LeBlanc for assignment.
Taijuan Walker gives up four runs in 5 2/3 innings after being recalled by the Mariners earlier in the day to fill a hole in the rotation. Attack also goes silent, while defensive misplays lead to two unearned runs.
Mariners recall outfielder Guillermo Heredia after placing reliever Drew Storen on the disabled list. Taijuan Walker is likely to be recalled Tuesday to start against the Yankees. Another reliever (probably Tony Zych) expected to join bullpen.
Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma needs just five more innings this season to turn his club option for next season into a $14 million guaranteed deal. Mariners recall Taijuan Walker and activate Tony Zych. Cody Martin and Stefen Romero optioned to Tacoma.
Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Rickey Henderson, Kobe Bryant and Jeff Gordon were just some of the people who helped the Mariners pay tribute to recent National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ken Griffey Jr. on Saturday at Safeco Field. Griffey's No. 24 was retired, making Griffey the first Seattle Mariner to have his number retired.
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