• The Mariners have a 28-25 record against the American League West going into Sunday's game. They're 7-5 against the Astros, 8-5 against the A's, 7-6 against the Angels and 6-9 vs. Texas. Seattle hasn't had a winning record against the division since going 31-26 in 2009.
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.