Worth noting

Worth noting

• Mike Carp went 1-for-5 with an RBI on Monday at Las Vegas in his first rehab start for Triple-A Tacoma as he works back from a strained groin muscle. Wedge said reports were good and that Carp would DH a few more games before getting work at first base.

• First pitch for the Mariners-Red Sox game on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Safeco Field is 7:10 p.m. PT, which is a switch from the 12:40 p.m. start listed on pocket schedules that were printed before the change was made.

• Former Mariners outfielder Tom Paciorek will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's 1:05 p.m. game against the Angels at Safeco Field as part of the team's ongoing 35th anniversary celebration.