Worth noting

• Left fielder Dustin Ackley entered Monday with 17 RBIs in his last 17 games dating back to Aug. 6. Want a bigger sample size? Ackley has a .317 batting average with 14 doubles, five home runs, 27 RBIs and a .503 slugging percentage since July 1.

• The Mariners entered Monday averaging five runs per game since the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Prior to that, they averaged 3.83 runs per game.

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