Video: Baby steps for Mariners’ young hitters

Apr 18, 2013, 12:20 PM | Updated: 12:42 pm


By 710Sports.com staff

After scoring all of three runs over the last 23 innings, things don’t figure to get much easier for the Mariners as they face Tigers ace Justin Verlander in today’s series finale.

But as Matt Pitman and Rick Rizzs discuss in the video above, some of the team’s younger hitters have been showing signs of life as they attempt to shake off slow starts.

First pitch for today’s game is 12:40. The game can be heard on 710 ESPN Seattle, and you can also follow along with our live gametracker.

Here is the Mariners’ lineup:

Endy Chavez, CF
Jason Bay, RF
Kendrys Morales, DH
Michael Morse, LF
Justin Smoak, 1B
Kelly Shoppach, C
Dustin Ackley, 2B
Robert Andino, 3B
Brendan Ryan, SS

Hisashi Iwakuma, SP

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Video: Baby steps for Mariners’ young hitters