Worth noting

Worth noting

• Shortstop Brad Miller sat out his third straight game on Tuesday with a mild left hamstring strain and Wedge said the rookie likely won't return until this weekend's series against the Angels at the earliest.

• Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, who took a line drive off his calf in Monday's game, didn't suffer any damage and was available for Tuesday's contest.

• Left-hander Joe Saunders leads the American League with 26 ground into double plays after recording two twin killings in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Tigers.

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.