Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.
“I don’t have any regrets about what I did,” the superstar second baseman told reporters at a Roc Nation charity basketball game at Barclays Center on Thursday night. “I made my decision.”
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay’s David Price in three-team blockbuster Thursday.
Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.
Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.
Jon Niese was back on the mound. David Wright hit an RBI single on the 10th anniversary of his major league debut. That was about it for Mets highlights.
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Derek Jeter made his final regular season appearance in Seattle memorable. Seemed appropriate.
Before Wednesday night, Robinson Cano’s only opinion of Masahiro Tanaka came from what he saw on television. After seeing him up close, Cano could make a full assessment.
Masahiro Tanaka added another notch to his stellar first two months in the majors, striking out 11 and tossing a complete game Wednesday night as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2.
Jacoby Ellsbury provided the jolt New York’s sluggish offense needed on Tuesday night, even if the Yankees still are struggling to score runs.
The Bombers will take their slingshot offense to Seattle to continue what has already been a disappointing trip. And fans around the globe might be let down about Tuesday’s pitching matchup.
Derek Jeter jogged down the left field line with the ball in his glove, thinking the play was over and making a rare mental oops in a resume full of memorable moments.