Moore thwarted a Dodgers rally with a terrific defensive play to end the seventh inning on a night the Mariners used a couple long balls off Dodgers starter Dustin May, a strong start by Justus Sheffield and a solid bullpen effort to come out on top in a matchup of early season division leaders. He has a knack for making plays,” Seattle manager Scott Servais said. He’s super athletic.
Seattle has hit 19 home runs this season, eleventh in the American League. Mitch Haniger leads them with four while slugging . The Dodgers have gone 7-4 away from home.
The annual survey of opening day baseball salaries by The Associated Press usually reveals something interesting about the state of the game, and this year's version was even more interesting than most. Here's a tidbit from it that borders on surprising: Despite all you hear and read about the game's huge salaries, a big percentage of major league baseball players aren't millionaires.