Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.
It went right for the A’s in the end, as Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Athletics to a 3-2 victory Saturday night.
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.
King Felix took a shutout into the eighth inning and was backed by homers from Mike Zunino and Brad Miller as the Mariners held on for a 6-4 win over the Oakland A’s on Friday night.
When Kyle Seager of the Mariners ripped a liner toward first base it looked like he’d be running for extra bases, until the bag got in the way.
Felix Hernandez took a shutout into the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland A’s 3-1 on Saturday.
The Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.