The Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Friday night to end a three-game losing streak.
A.J. Pierzynski homered, David Murphy snapped a tie with an RBI single, and the Rangers toppled Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in a 4-3 win on Thursday night.
Blake Beavan turned in his best performance of the spring Sunday, allowing one run and three hits in six solid innings to help the Seattle Mariners beat a Texas Rangers split squad 4-3.
Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
The Mariners offense is hitting home runs at a rapid rate. Jason Bay, Michael Morse, Michael Saunders and Carlos Peguero connected Friday in an 8-6 win over the Rangers.
The Mariners probably aren’t prepared to meet Josh Hamilton’s request for a seven-year deal, but they seem to have emerged as the likeliest alternative to the incumbent Rangers.
The mysterious Josh Hamilton market gets murkier by the day. Folks around the game are wondering where the market is for easily the most talented player available as a free agent.
The Mariners are weighing a run at superstar outfielder Josh Hamilton, team president Chuck Armstrong confirmed. Though he cautioned that they are still formulating their free-agency plans.
Mike Napoli and Geovany Soto homered to lead the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Mariners on Sunday, and preserve a four-game lead over the Athletics in the division.
Michael Saunders hit a solo home run in the second inning, former Texas prospect Blake Beavan threw seven shutout innings against his former club, and the Seattle Mariners kept the Rangers from extending their lead in the AL West.
Justin Smoak homered in the eighth and drove in a run in the ninth to lead the Seattle Mariners to an 8-6 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Matt Harrison tossed a five-hitter for his 12th victory, Adrian Beltre had three hits and two RBIs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Sunday afternoon.