• When Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer in Saturday's 7-3 win, he increased his RBI total to a career-best 53 for the season. Ackley finished last year with 50 RBIs.
• The Mariners are averaging 4.85 runs per game since the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, which ranks third in the Majors for August. They averaged 3.83 runs a game in the first four months of the season.
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.