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L 6-8
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W 6-5
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Ari 4 - 3 Sea
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Seattle believes struggling Rodney tipping pitches

SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners manager believe struggling reliever Fernando Rodney is tipping his pitches, part of what's caused a significant decline after leading baseball in saves a season ago.

Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said before Monday's series opener with Arizona that his staff has been watching tape and there are some "dramatic" things that stand out and may have helped batters know what pitch is coming from the right-hander.

"Fernando was tipping some pitches. We've got to get that straightened out," McClendon said. "We've got to get him to the point where he's not tipping anymore and I think you'll see him getting back to being productive again. When hitters know what is coming it's a lot easier."

AVG: N. Cruz.311
HR: N. Cruz25
RBI: N. Cruz60
SB: A. Jackson11
W: F. Hernandez12
ERA: F. Hernandez2.69
Saves: F. Rodney16
K: F. Hernandez124
AL West
LA Angels 5543.561-
Houston 5545.5501
Texas 4751.4808
Seattle 4654.46010
Oakland 4456.44012
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .238 (26)
Runs: 359 (25)
Hits: 798 (25)
Home Runs: 109 (7)
Stolen Bases: 42 (21)
OBP: .300 (28)
SLG: .388 (20)
Total Bases: 1299 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.88 (17)
Runs Allowed: 409 (17)
Saves: 28 (12)
Strikeouts: 771 (12)
OpBA: .249 (13)
OBP: .314 (17)
SLG: .397 (14)
Run Support: 3.63 (27)
Date Player Transactions
7/27 J. Ramirez Traded Arizona (for future considerations)
7/20 J. Happ Called Up from Minors
7/19 J. Montero Sent to Minors
7/17 T. Wilhelmsen Called Up from Minors
7/15 E. Kratz Released
Show Transactions
Date Player Status
7/8 C. Furbush Left biceps tendinitis (on 15-day DL)
5/29 J. Paxton Strained tendon in left middle finger (on 15-day DL)
5/4 A. Jackson off 15-day DL
5/3 T. Olson off 15-day DL
4/29 K. Seager Thumb (day-to-day)
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