NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Jeff Budke talks about the Seattle Mariners nice game 1 win over the Baltimore Orioloes on Monday night. The good. Michael Saunders crushed a home run in the first inning off a left-handed pitcher. Yes, he played great in CF, adding something Endy Chavez can’t a foot of height. The bad. In AAA, Mike Zunino recorded his first hit at home this season (a triple). Can he come up yet?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup with the Baltimore Orioles. PITCHING MATCHUP: Orioles RH Jason Hammel (8-3, 3.29 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Hisashi Iwakuma (1-1, 4.75 ERA) in the series opener. Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders has missed three straight games due to illness.