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Mariners recall Michael Morse, Jason Bay designated for assignment

The Seattle Mariners are getting a little power back in their line-up.

On Monday, the team activated outfielder Michael Morse from the 15-day disabled list. He will join the team on Tuesday in Boston at the start of a six-game road trip that includes a stop in Baltimore.

To make room on the roster, outfielder JasonBay was designated for assignment.

Bay was the casualty of a crowded outfield with Dustin Ackley converting to the position from second base. Either Bay or Endy Chavez – both on one-year contracts – was the likely candidate to be designated with the Morse coming

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Tuesday’s line-ups, official game notes and updated stats vs. the Indians

Most of the pregame stuff was spent discussing Eric Wedge’s condition. Robby Thompson had no update on Michael Morse, who played five innings today in right field with Tacoma. He went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored. It’s possible they wait on a decision with Morse for a few days. They may want to see him play more. Morse was supposed to come back to Safeco tonight to meet with the Mariners medical staff.

Not sure what the roster move would be if and when Morse comes back. It used to seem logical to send

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Monday’s line-ups, game notes and updated stats vs. the Indians

It’s early! It’s 6:42 a.m. in the Puget Sound, which is normally about two hours after I go to bed. It’s the last game of the series here in Cleveland and thus far it hasn’t gone too well. Hisashi Iwakuma will try and put a band aid on the bleeding for the Mariners. Manager Eric Wedge has rolled out a right-handed heavy line-up vs. lefty Scott Kazmir.

From the Mariners’ baseball guru Jeff Evans …

  • Jason Bay is batting .295 (13×44) vs. LHP, compared to .175 (7×40) vs. RHP.
  • Jason Bay and Kelly Shoppach have both

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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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