• Tom Wilhelmsen made his third appearance for Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday and gave up three runs on two hits and three walks in 1 2/3 innings in the Rainiers' 8-6 win at Round Rock. Wilhelmsen started the game in order to provide him a controlled situation and threw 33 pitches. He's 0-1 with an 10.50 ERA in six innings since being sent down.
• Hector Noesi also had a rough outing for Tacoma on Wednesday, allowing five hits and three runs in two innings of relief, but Chance Ruffin picked up the win after throwing three scoreless innings and giving up just one hit.
• The Mariners' 5-4 loss to the Rays on Wednesday was their ninth walk-off defeat of the season, tying them for the third most in the American League behind Baltimore and Detroit (10 each). Seattle has a Major League-leading 45 walk-off losses over the last four seasons, well ahead of runner-up St. Louis with 36.
Greg Johns is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB as well as his Mariners Musings blog. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.