• With Sucre being called up to the Mariners, catcher John Hicks was promoted Tuesday from Double-A Jackson to Triple-A Tacoma, while Steven Baron got bumped from Class A Advanced High Desert to Jackson. Hicks, a fourth-round Draft pick out of Virginia in 2011, hit .296 with three home runs and 27 RBIs in 53 games for Jackson. Baron, a supplemental first-round pick in 2009, hit .254 with one homer and 23 RBIs in 39 games for High Desert.
• After throwing seven scoreless innings in Monday's 2-0 win, Hisashi Iwakuma is 30-15 with a 2.89 ERA in his career. The only other MLB pitchers to debut in the past 25 years and reach 30 wins with 15 or less losses and an ERA under 3.00 have been Mike Mussina (30-12, 2.68 ERA) and Roy Oswalt (30-9, 2.90 ERA).
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