BRENT STECKER

Lineup: No Jarrod Dyson as Mariners outfielder electing to have season-ending surgery

Sep 11, 2017, 3:05 PM
Jarrod Dyson, who is tied for third in the AL in stolen bases, will undergo surgery. (AP)...
Jarrod Dyson, who is tied for third in the AL in stolen bases, will undergo surgery. (AP)
(AP)

Jarrod Dyson isn’t in the lineup for the Mariners’ series opener at Texas on Monday, and that will be the case for the rest of the season.

Dyson, who has been hindered by a groin injury over the past month, has elected to undergo season-ending surgery. Guillermo Heredia, who has typically played center field against left-handed pitchers for Seattle this season while Dyson has been the usual center fielder against righties, will be in line for more playing time with Dyson out.

Felix, Paxton to return during Mariners’ trip in Texas

In his first year with the Mariners, the speedy Dyson has a .251 average with five home runs, 30 RBIs, 56 runs scored, a .324 on-base percentage and 28 stolen bases, which is currently tied for third in the American League. He is set to be a free agent after the season.

The Mariners will have Ariel Miranda on the mound in Monday’s 5:05 game on 710 ESPN Seattle against the Rangers, who will counter with Cole Hamels on the mound.

Seattle begins the day three games out of the American League’s second wild card spot at 71-72. The Twins currently hold the spot at 74-69. Texas (71-71) is one of four teams between the Mariners and Twins.

Coverage begins with the pregame show at 4 on 710 ESPN Seattle. Here are the full lineups.

Mariners (71-72)

Jean Segura, SS
Mitch Haniger, RF
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, DH
Kyle Seager, 3B
Danny Valencia, 1B
Mike Zunino, C
Guillermo Heredia, CF
Ben Gamel, LF

Ariel Miranda, LHP

Rangers (71-71)

Delino DeShields, CF
Shin-Soo Choo, RF
Elvis Andrus, SS
Nomar Mazara, DH
Robinson Chirinos, C
Joey Gallo, 1B
Will Middlebrooks, 3B
Rougned Odor, 2B
Ryan Rua, LF

Cole Hamels, LHP

No starting pitcher.

Mariners Roof Report

Brought to you by
Partly Sunny
High 70° | Low 54°
No game today.

Brent Stecker

Mariners Cal Raleigh...
Brent Stecker

The Mariners found the perfect way to finally end the drought

There was only one path for the Mariners to get back to the playoffs, and two products of that path delivered Seattle's clinching victory.
5 days ago
Mariners J.P. Crawford Jarred Kelenic...
Brent Stecker

State of the Mariners: Where things stand with magic number at 2

The Mariners' magic number is down to two. We detail what that means, plus everything you need to know about the playoff race and the team.
7 days ago
Mariners Mitch Haniger...
Brent Stecker

Where Mariners’ quest for playoff spot stands after collapse in KC

How fans should be feeling about the Mariners' chances of ending their postseason drought in less than two weeks and how they are actually feeling right now are probably two different things.
11 days ago
Mariners Harry Ford...
Brent Stecker

Top Mariners prospect Harry Ford lights up WBC qualifiers

The season for the Modesto Nuts, the Mariners' Single-A affiliate, may have ended over a week ago, but one of the Nuts' best players is continuing to rake.
16 days ago
Mariners Luis Castillo...
Brent Stecker

Mariners Takeaways: 4 things to know as playoff push hits final turn

The Mariners have 20 games left, and they sit comfortably in a playoff position. A look at the rotation, standouts and the wild card picture.
22 days ago
Mariners Ty France...
Brent Stecker

5 things that stand out after Mariners’ huge series win over Guardians

The Mariners picked up a huge series win over the Guardians this weekend. SeattleSports.com's Brent Stecker breaks down five things to know.
1 month ago
Lineup: No Jarrod Dyson as Mariners outfielder electing to have season-ending surgery