• Top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker went six innings with one hit, one run, four walks and six strikeouts for Double-A Jackson on Saturday, though he got a no-decision in a 4-3 loss to Pensacola. Walker's record is 1-2 with a 1.64 ERA in four starts.
• When the Mariners were shut out Friday and Saturday, it marked the 32nd time in club history they've endured back-to-back blankings. They have never been shut out three straight times.
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