Worth noting

• Saturday night is Hisashi Iwakuma bobblehead night, with the first 20,000 fans at Safeco Field to receive the Iwakuma replicas. Iwakuma is scheduled to start the 7:10 p.m. PT contest against A's right-hander Jesse Chavez.

Kyle Seager is the first Mariner since Raul Ibanez in 2006 to have 14 or more home runs and 60-plus RBIs by the All-Star break. With 14 homers and 61 RBIs through 92 games, Seager is on pace for 25 home runs and 107 RBIs. Seattle hasn't had a 25-plus homer and 100-plus RBI man since Richie Sexson and Ibanez in '06.

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.