Worth noting

Worth noting

• The Mariners had 87 home runs on the road this season, the most in the Majors going into Friday's game.

• Franklin's 12th homer tied him with Bret Boone in 1993 for the most by a Mariners rookie middle infielder. Alvin Davis holds the record for any Mariners infielder with 27 in '84.

• Walker and Almonte are the ninth and 10th Mariners players to make their MLB debuts this season, joining Mike Zunino, Jesus Sucre, Brandon Bantz, Brad Miller, Franklin, Yoervis Medina, Brandon Maurer and Bobby LaFromboise. Seattle had eight MLB debuts in 2012 and 12 in '11.

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.