With lefty Derek Holland on the mount, Eric Wedge has the slumping Michael Saunders down in the batting order and the slumping Dustin Ackley out of the line-up. Carlos Triunfel will start at second base, making his 2013 Mariners debut.
Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in our community.
Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today.
Bob Dutton joined The News Tribune in 2013 after more than 25 years at the Kansas City Star, including the last 13 covering baseball and the Royals. He was the president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in 2008 and serves on the committee that nominates players to the Hall of Fame.