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Friday’s line-ups, official game notes and updated stats vs. the St. Louis Cardinals

The Mariners open a 10-game, 10-day road trip tonight starting with a three-game series against the Cardinals. And if that isn’t tough enough, they face the Tigers for four games. Both teams are vying for their division titles. So these games won’t be easy for the Mariners, who just got swept at home by the Astros.

“You are playing two of the best teams, if not the two best teams, in all of baseball in their backyards in the middle of September,” Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. “It’s going to be a great atmosphere, a great challenge for our

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Indians 6, Mariners 3 — a walk-off win built on speed for Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The highlights show will feature Jason Kipnis’ walk-off, laser of a line-drive, three-run homer as the reason the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3 in 10 innings, on Friday night at Progressive Field, and deservedly so.

But while Kipnis’ power display off of hanging slider from Lucas Luetge was impressive, what really cost the Mariners a victory was speed. If not for the blazing speed of Drew Stubbs and Michael Bourn, Kipnis doesn’t come to the plate in the 10th inning and get to be a hero.

“Their speed got us there at

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Wedge says Smoak will get ‘bulk’ of time at first, Morales at DH

Mariners manager Eric Wedge said today the plan is for Justin Smoak to get the bulk of time at first base and Kendrys Morales to get the same at DH this season. Wedge said how spring training goes is a factor in determining how their time will be split/spent, but that it would take something “drastic” in order for that approach to the change.

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