Beloved as he is among Seattle Mariners fans, Miguel Olivo will sit today, while John Jaso is the DH and Jesus Montero the catcher for starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Also getting the night off, center fielder Michael Saunders, who will watch an outfield of Carlos Peguero, Casper Wells and Ichiro Suzuki.
They'll all be facing eight-game winner and RHP James Shields, who has a 4-4 career record with a 3.86 earned run average against Seattle.
Here's the lineup:
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Dustin Ackley 2BIchiro Suzuki RFCasper Wells CFJohn Jaso DHJesus Montero CKyle Seager 3BJustin Smoak 1BCarlos Peguero LF Brendan Ryan SSHisashi Iwakuma RHP