Mariners Insider Blog

A few more things: Clement hurt in game on Wednesday

First of all, I want to thank Don for covering the game last night, and Todd for tonight. The few sort-of days off have been refreshing.

John McGrath offers up a few reasons for the Mariners to maintain hope for success this season in his latest column.


Jeff Clement got hurt last night's game against the Fresno Grizzlies. It doesn't seem to be anything too serious, but he took a foul ball off the ankle. You can read about it in this story..

I'm firing up the Jeff Clement Watch, not because I think he should be up right now (another week or two in Triple A can't hurt him, metaphorically speaking anyway), but just so you don't have to go looking for his stats all the time. He went 0-for-3 and had his 13-game hitting streak snapped.

Here's the Rainiers stats ...

Clement is hitting .372 with 14 doubles, nine home runs and 30 RBI with 27 base on balls.