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May 5, 2013 at 4:31 PM

Mariners’ dynamic duo dominates Blue Jays

TORONTO – The Mariners dynamic duo at the top of their rotation was on display during two victories against the Blue Jays on Friday and Saturday. Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma took turns dominating Toronto hitters in 4-0 and 8-1 wins. Manager Eric Wedge has had a dominant 1-2 starting tandem before – CC Sabathia and Cliff…

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May 5, 2013 at 9:51 AM

Bay keeps it simple in new role

TORONTO – Jason Bay wasn’t sure how much playing time he would have with the Mariners. “When I made this team my role was kind of undefined,” he said. “All of  sudden some guys went down and you get a little more regular playing time and you get into a  little bit more of a groove….

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May 5, 2013 at 7:49 AM

Mariners at Blue Jays, Lineups, May 5

Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays May 5, 2013 – Rogers Centre (1:07 pm ET/10:07 am PT) Seattle Mariners (15-17)                               Toronto Blue Jays (10-21) No.         Player   Pos.                       No.         Player   Pos. 55           Michael Saunders            CF           11           Rajai Davis          LF 15           Kyle Seager        3B                           53           Melky Cabrera  DH 8              Kendrys Morales              DH          19           Jose Bautista     RF 38           Michael Morse  RF                           10           Edwin Encarnacion          1B 12          …

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May 4, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Saunders provides fast start for Mariners

TORONTO – Adjustments were made to the Mariners’ lineup because they were facing Blue Jays’ knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey on Saturday. But it was a fastball that started the Mariners on the right foot in their 8-1 victory at Rogers Centre. Michael Saunders hit the second pitch of the game for a  home run and it came…

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May 4, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Game thread, Mariners at Blue Jays, May 4. Mariners win 8-1.

BLUE JAYS NINTH – Lefty Oliver Perez puts his first two batters on but the Blue Jays leave them stranded as their new runless string stretches to two innings. Mariners win 8-1. MARINERS NINTH – Mariners lead 8-1. Robert Andino singles with two out against left-hander Brett Cecil. Saunders doubles, giving him three RBIs. His first…

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May 4, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Wedge changes things up against knuckleball pitcher

TORONTO – With the Blue Jays starting knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey on Saturday, Mariners manager Eric Wedge made some lineup adjustments. “We mixed it up a little bit today and we’ll see what happens,” Wedge said. “I’m hoping we get a good look at him early and see where we’re at.” He had catcher Kelly Shoppach, designated…

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May 4, 2013 at 8:32 AM

Lineups, Mariners at Blue Jays, May 4

Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays May 4, 2013 – Rogers Centre (1:07 pm ET/10:07 am PT) Seattle Mariners (14-17)                                    Toronto Blue Jays (10-20) No. Player Pos.                                                   No. Player Pos. 55 Michael Saunders CF                                   13 Brett Lawrie 3B 15 Kyle Seager 3B                                               53 Melky Cabrera DH 8 Kendrys Morales 1B                                       19 Jose Bautista RF 38 Michael Morse RF                                        10 Edwin Encarnacion 1B 28 Raul Ibanez DH                                            28 Colby Rasmus CF 7 Kelly Shoppach C                                            11 Rajai Davis LF 13 Dustin Ackley 2B                                             3 Maicer Izturis 2B 9 Endy Chavez LF                                              22 Henry Blanco C 3 Robert Andino SS                                           63 Munenori Kawasaki SS Starting Pitcher  Starting Pitcher 18 Hisashi Iwakuma RHP  43 R.A. Dickey RHP

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May 3, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Game thread, Mariners 4 Blue Jays 0, May 3

  BLUE JAYS NINTH — Tom Wilhelmsen takes over from Felix Hernandez who allowed five hits and struck out seven over eight innings to lower his ERA to 1.60. The Blue Jays got a two-out walk from Jose Bautista before the game ended on a strikeout in a brisk 2:17. BLUE JAYS EIGHTH — Adam Lind led…

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May 3, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Game thread, Mariners at Blue Jays, May 3

MARINERS FOURTH – The Mariners take a 3-0 lead. Kyle Seager hit his fourth homer of the season on the first pitch following a leadoff walk to Michael Saunders for a 2-0 lead. Each had one hit through the first four innings. It is the first major-league start of the season for Toronto left-hander Ricky…

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