Worth noting

Worth noting

• The Mariners finalized their pitching rotation for the upcoming homestand. Hector Noesi (Monday), Erasmo Ramirez (Tuesday) and Felix Hernandez (Wednesday) will pitch against the Orioles. Hisashi Iwakuma (Friday), Jason Vargas (Saturday) and Noesi (Sunday) will then face the Rangers.

• Manager Eric Wedge said Franklin Gutierrez will play Winter Ball in Venezuela after missing much of this year because of injuries. He said decisions are still being made on other players, but that young catcher Jesus Montero would not play Winter Ball and many of the other youngsters currently with the team would also be held out after playing such a long season in the Majors.

• When the Mariners scored eight runs Saturday, it snapped a string of 19 straight games of five runs or less, tying for the third-longest streak in team history.