Lineups: Jesus Sucre catching in Game 2 of Mariners-Royals series

Jul 8, 2016, 1:17 PM
Besides stellar defense, Jesus Sucre is batting .714 since being recalled Sept. 2. (AP)...
Besides stellar defense, Jesus Sucre is batting .714 since being recalled Sept. 2. (AP)

Jesus Sucre will make his 2016 MLB debut, filling in for regular catcher Chris Iannetta on Friday for the Mariners in the second game of the four-game series against the Royals. Sucre was activated from the DL on Wednesday after recovering from a broken leg suffered in winter ball in January.

The Mariners also have Daniel Robertson in the starting lineup for the third time in four days, this time in right field.

Hisashi Iwakuma will pitch for Seattle against Kansas City flamethrower Yordano Ventura in the 5:15 game, which will air live on 710 ESPN Seattle. The pregame show starts at 4.


Leonys Martin, CF
Seth Smith, LF
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, DH
Kyle Seager, 3B
Adam Lind, 1B
Ketel Marte, SS
Jesus Sucre, C
Daniel Robertson, RF

Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP


Alex Gordon, LF
Whit Merrifield, 2B
Kendrys Morales, DH
Eric Hosmer, 1B
Salvador Perez, C
Paulo Orlando, RF
Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B
Alcides Escobar, SS
Jarrod Dyson, CF

Yordano Ventura, RHP

No starting pitcher.

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