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Seattle Mariners Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30

Seattle Mariners Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30
--3B Adrian Beltre finished the series against the Padres 7-for-14 with eight RBI. He's batting .385 over the past 15 games.

--RF Ichiro Suzuki says the Mariners can't ease up after a 6-3 road trip and a three-game sweep at San Diego. "We've won three games in a row and hopefully we can get things straightened out. But we have to get everything straightened out inside before we can take care of everything during the game."

--2B Jose Lopez, the Mariners' most consistent hitter since the beginning of the season, is batting .480 in his past six games. He's batting .360 in June and .305 for the season.

--LHP Erik Bedard, whose victory over the Padres was his first since May 28, also finished interleague play with a .500 batting average. At 2-for-4, he was the only Mariners pitcher with more than one hit.

BY THE NUMBERS: 9 -- The number of victories -- and losses -- in interleague play this year by the Mariners. They also were 9-9 in interleague games last year.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "It was an easy choice for me to become a pitcher. I couldn't hit." RHP Sean Green, who had his first major league at-bat Sunday.

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Added: June 30, 2008

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