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Abraham Almonte an electric option for Rainiers


The Tacoma Rainiers start Hector Noesi (3-2, 6-75 ERA) in the fourth of five games in this home series against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

With both Scott Savastano (torso strain) and Rich Poythress (left knee) going to the disabled list, the Rainiers post an even further depleted lineup. The most recognizable names in for tonight’s game are Carlos Peguero in right and Carlos Triunfel at shortstop.

But there is another you should get to know – Abraham Almonte.

Almonte started the season in Double-A Jackson, but since then has been one of the most stable players on the

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Mariners minor league report, April 7, 2013: Zunino with another big game

Mike Zunino shook off an 0-for-4 day by driving in five runs and Endy Chavez sparked the offense to the lead Rainiers to a win over the Fresno Grizzlies. Here’s Mike Curto’s game story and being the good guy that he is,  Curto also filed this story on Zunino and Danny Hultzen building a relationship as a battery.

Double A Jackson lost its third straight game - this time on a walk-off by Jacksonville. Hector Noesi made his first start and actually pitched well, throwing six shutout innings, allowing two hits, walking one striking out five. Really,

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Diamondbacks 5, Mariners 4 — Felix Hernandez looks strong, Hector Noesi does not

The facts

After getting off to a 10-1 start, the Mariners have now lost five of their last six games with Tuesday’s loss to the Diamondbacks. Seattle had nine hits in the game, but didn’t put too much pressure on Arizona pitching. The Mariners had a chance to win the game in the bottom of the ninth with the tying run on first base and two outs, but Nick Franklin grounded out to end the game.

Play of the game

Brad Miller became the 19th different Mariner to

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Game called: Hector Noesi stats won’t count, but his struggles won’t be forgotten

Any slim hopes that Hector Noesi might have had about making the Seattle Mariners starting rotation were likely lost in the chilly, swirling winds of Peoria Stadium on Friday.

Noesi turned in yet another lackluster performance this spring. Under dark skies, with chilly temperatures and intermittent rain drops falling, he looked very much like a pitcher that is ticketed for a trip to Triple A Tacoma.

In two innings of work, Noesi gave up seven runs (six earned) on five hits, while walking two batters, hitting another and serving up three home runs against the Oakland A’s. Of course, the

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