Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
Over the course of a 162-game season, the games and stars align to provide great pitching matchups. With teams setting up their rotations similarly, the chances that teams’ respective No. 1 starters will meet up throughout the season increases, giving fans an added treat.
It’s one of the more compelling battles of the exhibition season, and on Friday, Robert Turbin took a turbo-charged step forward. Playing with the first-team offense in the first half, Turbin exploded for 81 yards on 12 carries.