Seattle Mariners (74-73) vs. Houston Astros (88-58) at 5:10 p.m. in the first of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
Nelson Cruz went 4 for 4 with a home run and Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Thursday night.
Seattle Mariners (73-73) vs. Texas Rangers (72-73) at 5:05 p.m. in the third of a four-game series at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
Mike Zunino homered twice, Jean Segura also went deep and the Seattle Mariners won 8-1 at Texas on Wednesday night, jumping over the Rangers in the wild-card chase and handing Martin Perez his first loss in eight starts.
ARLINGTON, Texas – The Mariners are still waiting to determine if left-hander Ariel Miranda will make his next turn in the rotation or if he will be replaced. Following Miranda’s shortest start of the season in Monday night’s 5-3 loss – 1 2/3 innings pitched, four runs allowed on six hits with three walks – manager Scott Servais admitted after the game that a change might need to be made.
Ben Gamel and Kyle Seager both hit three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 10-3 on Tuesday night in a matchup of wild-card hopefuls.
Seattle Mariners (71-73) against Rangers (72-71) at 5:05 p.m. in the second of a four-game series at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
The last thing the Mariners needed Monday was for left-hander Ariel Miranda to take a big step backward. This was that and more. Miranda failed to make it through the second inning in a 5-3 loss to the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park.
No matter what happens the final three weeks of the season, the Mariners’ record will probably finish somewhere in the neighborhood of .500.
An opportunity slipped away Sunday from the Mariners in large part because reliever Nick Vincent, in an otherwise standout season, remains bedeviled by Angels. Vincent surrendered three runs in the eighth inning, which turned a tie game into a 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field. Justin Upton delivered the key blow with a two-run double.
Andrew Albers threw six scoreless innings in the Mariners’ 8-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, improving to 4-1 with the M’s.
While James Paxton and Felix Hernandez remain on track to return this week to active duty, the calendar is starting to work against Hisashi Iwakuma and Jarrod Dyson.