Postgame notes, quotes, boxscore and video of Scott Servais and Nathan Karns following the Mariners' 9-3 win over the Padres on Monday at Safeco Field.

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FROM THE VISITOR’S CLUBHOUSE … Padres manager Andy Green 

On Cashner’s pitching after the catcher’s interference call. … “I don’t think it got in his head. Personally I think he threw the ball well all day. The 6th inning was probably poor pitch selection to go with the changeup to Seager right there.  Outside of that, I thought he threw the ball really, really well.  There’s not much to look at, he used both sides of the plate today, he varied his slider, mixed in his changeup, I thought he was great.”

On Brandon Maurer’s performance: “People have bad outings sometimes. It wasn’t a crisp one for him at all, and to me you have to get to the point in time where you use both sides of the plate frequently. It’s time for him to start really pitching aggressively on the inner-half of both.  You get Lind reaching out on the change-up right there which is a good piece of hitting, but if you get him off the dish from time-to-time that becomes much harder for him to do.”

On showing some late inning spark coming from behind:  “I’m not sure we really came from behind at all.  I mean we jumped out on them early, we got a couple runs, the 2-0 lead and it just kind of got away from us in the 6th inning in particular.  Obviously a few good swings in the 9th but not enough to really mount a comeback.”



The Mariners are 25-12 (.676) in franchise history on Memorial Day…among active franchises Seattle has the best winning percentage all-time on Memorial Day, ahead of Toronto (20-13/.606 +tonight), New York-AL (90-67/.573 +tonight), Detroit (91-71/.562 +tonight) and Colorado (14-11/.560, includes today’s loss).

  • Seattle has won 7 of the last 10 games against San Diego, including 3 straight.
  • Snapped a 3-game losing streak and have won 7 of the last 11 games.
  • Seattle recorded its 14th come-from-behind win of the season.
  • Seattle is 8-2 in Nathan Karns starts including 8-1 in his last 9 starts.

Nathan Karns is 5-0 with a 3.08 ERA (18 ER, 52.2 IP) with 51 strikeouts in his last 9 starts (since April 15).

  • One of 6 pitchers to win 5+ games in that span without recording a loss. Joins Jake Arrieta (7), Steven Matz (7), Josh Tomlin (7), Stephen Strasburg (7) & Chris Tillman (6).

Kyle Seager hit his 9th home run of the season, a go-ahead 2-run home run in the 6th inning.

  • 3 of his 9 home runs this season have given Seattle the lead.

Robinson Canó walked in the 8th inning and has now reached base safely in 28 straight games.

  • The streak is the 2nd-longest active streak in the Majors this season (Marcell Ozuna – 35).
  • The streak is the 3rd-longest of his career (31, 2x, Sept. 7, 2015-April 10, 2016 & April 20-May 24, 2014).

Adam Lind went 2-for-4 with a run scored and 2 RBI as the Designated Hitter today.

  • Since May 8, is hitting .327 (16×49) with 7 runs, 2 doubles, 4 home runs and 15 RBI in 14 games.

Dae-Ho Lee hit his 7th home run of the season and is now T3rd among A.L. rookies in home runs despite having just 75 at-bats.

  • Entering today, trailed Byung Ho Park (9 HR, 145 AB), Nomar Mazara (8 HR, 161 AB) & Tyler White (7 HR, 132 AB).

Seth Smith (2×3, R, 2 2B, RBI) is batting .438 (7×16) with 4 runs scored, 2 doubles, 2 RBI, 1 HBP, 2 walks in 5 games during the current homestand (5/24-current).

Steve Johnson has not allowed a run in his last 10.1 innings in relief (9 games)…during this stretch, dating back to May 6, he has limited opponents to .111 (4×36) average, while walking 7 and striking out 15.



The Padres are 23-26 all-time playing on Memorial Day.

Wil Myers recorded his 14th multi-hit game of the season (last: 3 H, 5/21 vs. LAD).

  • Myers has hit safely in 8 of 10 game with 4 multi-hit contests in his career vs. Seattle, batting .361 (13×36) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home runs, 6 RBI, 1 HBP and 4 walks.

Melvin Upton Jr. has hit safely in 7 of his last 11 road games, batting .318 (14×44) with 6 runs scored, 3 doubles, 2 home runs, 6 RBI, 1 walk and 1 stolen base.

Jon Jay has hit safely in each of his last 5 games, batting .364 (8×22) with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles and 1 RBI.

Christian Bethancourt record his 3rd multi-hit game of the season and first since back-to-back 2-hit outings on May 8 vs. NYM and May 11 at CHI.

Starter Andrew Cashner picked up his 3rd straight loss…over his last 3 starts is 0-3 with a 4.67 ERA (9 ER, 17.1 IP)…Cashner is 0-2 with a 3.80 ERA (9 ER, 21.1 IP) in 4 games, 3 starts vs. Seattle in his career.