• The Mariners' ERA of 3.06 going into Saturday's game not only leads the American League, it would shatter the franchise low of 3.54 set in 2001 if they can maintain it through the end of the season. The last AL club with an ERA under 3.10 for a season was the 1989 World Series champion A's.
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.