Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta.
Rafael Lopez hit a walkoff single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Iowa Cubs to a 10-9 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night in a Pacific Coast League game.
The Mariners traded Saunders to Toronto for left-hander J.A. Happ in the offseason. Though the deal has paid huge dividends for Seattle, the Blue Jays have yet to reap the benefits of having Saunders in the lineup.
Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Postgame notes: The Mariners have won eight of their last 13 games this season. They've also won six of their last nine games against the Blue Jays. Seattle is now 10-9 in one-run games. The Mariners snapped a streak of 12 straight innings without an extra base hit with Nelson Cruz's double...
So the lineup is a little different. Manager Lloyd McClendon is giving Brad Miller his first start in center field, starting Mike Zunino at catcher and Welington Castillo at designated hitter. With both catchers in the lineup, it means if Zunino were to get hurt in the game and Castillo is moved to catcher, the...
After a rough series in Baltimore, the Mariners look to their ace Felix Hernandez (6-1, 2.30 ERA) to right the ship as they take on Marco Estrada (2-1, 3.55 ERA) and the Jays.
Rainiers open four-game series at Iowa with victory.
Manfred says Yankees DH has done well in his return, adding, “I’m pleased for him.”
Here's the postgame video from Lloyd McClendon. The game story has comments from McClendon, Kyle Seager, Danny Farquhar and Willie Bloomquist. The notebook has stuff on J.A. Happ's start and the failures with runners in scoring position. Game story Postgame notebook MLB.com Highlights Box score