Mariners Insider Blog

Seager, Saunders and Kawasaki back in lineup

Facing Chicago White Sox right-hander Philip Humber, the Seattle Mariners returned left-handed hitters Kyle Seager and Michael Saunders to their lineup - and even added another lefty in Munenori Kawasaki, who starts at shortstop today.

Yes, Jesus Montero is in there, too, as the desinated hitter, which means Miguel Olivo is beihnd the plate. For now, John Jaso is not in the catching mix.

Right-hander Blake Beavan has been as consistent as any Mariners starter, and has walked 16 batters in his first 17 major league starts.

Today's lineup:

Chone Figgins LFDustin Ackley 2BIchiro Suzuki  RFJustin Smoak 1BKyle Seager 3BJesus Montero DHMichael Saunders CFMiguel Olivo CMunenori Kawasaki SSBlake Beavan RHP