Mariners Insider Blog

A few quick notes from the Mariners minor league intrasquad game ...

Joe Saunders threw in a minor league intrasquad game today to stay on normal rest.  It went as expected. Here's the inning by inning wrap-up

So Saunders gave up two runs on eightvhits with two walks and eight strikeouts. He threw 78 pitches in 53 strikes.

Taijuan Walker pitched against Saunders.

Chris Harris ... the Jacksons Generals radio play by play guy was there watching and had these tweets ...

This is getting to be an issue with Paxton. I'm not sure if it's between his ears or it's mechanical or a bit of both. But he just hasn't had feel or command with any of his pitches lately.