As a handful of players are loosening up on the field, getting in some early running four hours before game time, Kevin Cremin is busily setting up the gear and testing the equipment for the Mariners’ radio crew in the visitors’ broadcast booth at Angel Stadium.
After Jean Segura went 3-for-3 in the first six innings of his first game back from a sprained right middle finger on Friday night, the Mariners shortstop was taken out and likely is done for the season after lifting his batting average to .300.
Mariners rookie Andrew Moore will take on Angels veteran Ricky Nolasco in a battle of right-handers on Saturday night as the two American League West rivals square off in the middle game of their season-ending series in Anaheim.
Mike Trout’s second homer of the game and Luis Valbuena’s pinch-hit, two-run double led a four-run eighth inning that vaulted the Angels to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Mariners in Friday night’s series opener at Angel Stadium.
Veteran right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma underwent surgery to repair the right shoulder issue that sidelined him most of the season on Wednesday, the Mariners announced Friday.
Gordon Beckham has played nearly a thousand games in his nine-year Major League career, most of them with the White Sox team that drafted him with the eighth overall selection in 2008. But Beckham took a little extra pride in his one and only start so far with the Mariners on Tuesday.
Mark Canha hit a solo homer in the ninth to give the A’s their 11th walk-off win of the season, a 6-5 victory over the Mariners on Wednesday afternoon at Oakland Coliseum.
Erasmo Ramirez wasn’t as sharp in his final start of the season on Wednesday in a 6-5 walk-off loss to the A’s, but the newly re-acquired right-hander clearly has pushed himself into the Mariners’ rotation picture going into next year.
Marco Gonzales, one of the Mariners’ hopes for their future pitching plans, will get one last start this season on Friday as Seattle opens a three-game series against the Angels in Anaheim that will bring down the curtain on the 2017 campaign.
Mariners outfielder Guillermo Heredia is going to need surgery on his right shoulder, manager Scott Servais said Wednesday, but the expectation is he’ll be ready for the start of Spring Training in February.
Rookie center fielder Guillermo Heredia will be shut down for the final five games of the season to rest a nagging right shoulder injury, Mariners manager Scott Servais said Tuesday.
The A’s will play their final home game of the 2017 season on Wednesday afternoon as they wrap up a three-game series with the Mariners in Oakland. Right-hander Kendall Graveman, the longest-tenured A’s pitcher, will take the mound opposite Mariners right-hander Erasmo Ramirez.