June 29, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Jim Thome (25) looks on from the dugout during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
The Orioles are in town for a three-game series. Can the Mariners end their homestand better than it began?
The Seattle Mariners have had a pretty rough go of things as of late. They will close out their current home stand with a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles, who will come to Safeco Field and the second-place team in the tough American League East.
The Orioles have been struggling themselves lately, going 3-7 over their last 10 games. They were swept in a short two-game series by the Los Angeles Angels before dropping two of three to the Cleveland Indians. The Orioles have just picked up some offensive help, however, acquiring Jim Thome as their new designated hitter thanks to a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies. The M's will be hoping that they can keep Jim Jam from mashing taters at Safeco.
TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers
Monday's game will begin at 7:10 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. Hisashi Iwakuma will be asked to come out of the bullpen and make his first major league start for the injured Kevin Millwood. He will take on a formidable opponent in Jason Hammel, who is 8-3 with a 3.29 ERA.
Tuesday's first pitch will be at 7:10 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. The Safeco crowd will get to once again cheer on their King and lone Mariners All-Star as Felix Hernandez gets the start. The Orioles will send the 7-4 Wei-Yin Chen to the mound.
Wednesday's finale will begin at 1:10 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. Hector Noesi will try to halt his current slide in a nightmare of a season and try not to be hit with an 11th loss. He will take on another hard-luck pitcher, the 3-9 Jake Arrieta.