• According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Kendrys Morales became just the third player in Mariners history with 15 or more hits over a five-game stretch when he went 2-for-5 in Saturday's 8-4 win. Morales is 15-for-22 over his last five games. Ichiro Suzuki had 16 hits in a five-game span in 2006 and 15 hits in five games in '04, while Alex Rodriguez had 15 hits in five games in April 1998.
• Hector Noesi threw six scoreless innings with five hits, two walks and five strikeouts and reliever Carter Capps had two perfect innings with three strikeouts as Triple-A Tacoma beat Iowa, 5-0, on Saturday.
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