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Seattle Mariners Notes, Quotes 2009-04-29


Seattle Mariners Notes, Quotes 2009-04-29
--RHP Chris Jakubauskas' two-hit complete game was the 39th of two or fewer hits by a Seattle pitcher in club history, the first since RHP Felix Hernandez threw a one-hitter on April 11, 2007. Jakubauskas' loss was the first by a big-leaguer throwing a two-hitter since Carlos Zambrano of the Cubs lost to the Padres on June 16, 2007. It was just the third two-hit loss in Seattle history, the others being LHP Mark Langston (Sept. 13, 1987) and LHP Glenn Abbott (Sept. 1, 1981).

--C Kenji Johjima got a couple of at-bats in an extended spring training game in Peoria, Ariz. He's due to stay in Arizona through Thursday, then come off the disabled list Friday in Seattle against Oakland after a bout with a right hamstring injury.

--LF Endy Chavez got the word via text message Monday that he's received his green card, granting him permanent residency in the United States. Chavez, from Venezuela. He got a round of cheers from his teammates Monday afternoon after word got out.

BY THE NUMBERS: 7 -- Consecutive series in Anaheim the Mariners had lost before taking this weekend's series from the Angels. The last winning series for the Mariners in Anaheim was June 9-11, 2006.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "The way they're playing, I just want to feel I'm doing my part to help us win." -- RHP Carlos Silva after Saturday's first win of the season.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: April 29, 2009

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