Mariners sweep White Sox
- Autor: Leon Brazil Jul 18, 2017,
Jul 18, 2017, 3:00
We might not have found an answer at a specific position internally and will have to go out and either deal from a position of strength to acquire via trade or be aggressive in free agency when the time comes.
He's been limping ever since.
"We're playing good ball", Servais said. Edwin Diaz closed all three games of the sweep as the Mariners improved to 46-47 as they try to stay in the AL wild-card race. It's just one of those things. Reliever Anthony Swarzak's wild pitch allowed Guillermo Heredia to score, putting the Mariners ahead 6-5. Following this game against the White Sox, the Mariners play three more on the road against the Houston Astros before heading home.
Haniger is expected to miss a few days after suffering a bruised right index finger Saturday on a bunt attempt.
Nelson Cruz hits a home run during the 10th inning Sunday.
"It's always tough to lose guys, but we also know as players it's part of the game".
"It's stuck in-between it and broke the lacing".
The Yankees have a doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox, with a lot on the line for both teams in the AL East. The Rays have another game against the Angels. That's why I had to come out. At 6-2, 230 pounds, he a big dude.
Haniger's injury should keep outfielder Boog Powell around for a little longer.
Garcia's solo shot to lead off the second came two batters before Omar Narvaez hit his first of the season and second of his career to stake the Sox to a 3-0 lead. Pagan has not pitched since his latest recall on July 7. It was 5-0 Chicago before Kyle Seager hit a solo homer to put Seattle on the board in the fourth inning off Derek Holland. The game can be seen on Root Sports Northwest.
"One pitch is what really killed me", Holland said.
Nelson Cruz instead used his history with White Sox pitcher Derek Holland to have some fun after being hit by the pitch. He is batting.318 against right-handers but has a higher on-base percentage against righties:.387 vs.353 against lefties.
Garcia is just 0-for-3 in 4 plate appearances as Chicago's number two hitter. The 23-year-old Oregon State product worked a season-low six innings in that outing and gave up two homers, pushing his total to five in 21 frames. Cabrera scampered home on Todd Frazier's double-play grounder in the fifth, giving Chicago a 3-2 lead.