Left-hander Drew Smyly, sidelined since March, tested his recovery from an elbow injury by pitching a simulated inning. Rough timetable projects a return to the Mariners’ rotation during the July 17-19 series at Houston.
Andrew Moore returns to the Rainiers one day after winning his big-league debut. The move is due, largely, to a scheduling quirk that means the Mariners won’t need five starters until early July. Moore should return at that point.