Worth noting

• The Mariners' bullpen is the best in the Major Leagues by almost a half run. It entered Friday leading the Majors with a 2.36 ERA. Oakland is a distant second with a 2.77 ERA.

• When the Mariners score three or more runs, they are 55-17. When they score four or more, they have an .815 winning percentage (44-10 record).

Adam Lewis is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.