Worth noting

Worth noting

• Franklin Gutierrez (concussion) played five innings in center field with Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday in the first game of his rehab assignment. Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Gutierrez felt good after, and if all was well on Sunday morning, he would be in the lineup again as the designated hitter.

• The Mariners are attempting their third series sweep since the All-Star break on Sunday, which would lead the American League. The A's and Rays also had the opportunity for their third sweeps on Sunday.