Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Nathan Karns, left, talks with catcher Chris Iannetta in the third inning against the Texas Rangers this past Saturday. Mariners starting pitching, which lost Felix Hernandez to the disabled list, has taken a pounding this past week.
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Nathan Karns, left, talks with catcher Chris Iannetta in the third inning against the Texas Rangers this past Saturday. Mariners starting pitching, which lost Felix Hernandez to the disabled list, has taken a pounding this past week. Tony Gutierrez The Associated Press
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Nathan Karns, left, talks with catcher Chris Iannetta in the third inning against the Texas Rangers this past Saturday. Mariners starting pitching, which lost Felix Hernandez to the disabled list, has taken a pounding this past week. Tony Gutierrez The Associated Press

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