• Going into Wednesday's game, the Mariners were 7-2 when hitting at least one home run in a game, but 0-11 when they didn't clear the fence.
• Friday is Beard Hat Night at Safeco Field, with the first 20,000 fans at the 7:10 p.m. PT game against the Rangers receiving a throwback Mariners trident hat, complete with attached blonde beard.
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