Marco Gonzales has himself in position for an upbeat finish to easily the best season of his career. Now the Seattle left-hander knows for sure his final start, if he gets another one, won’t have any impact on the postseason. Robinson Cano broke a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the fifth inning while Gonzales allowed one hit in six innings, but the Mariners were eliminated from the AL wild-card race despite a 13-0 trouncing of the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 4:41 am
Jeff Banister was dismissed as manager of the Texas Rangers on Friday. Bench coach Don Wakamatsu was named interim manager for the remainder of 2018 season starting with Friday’s game against the Seattle Mariners. “I informed Jeff Banister of our decision earlier today,” Rangers president of baseball operations and general manager Jon Daniels said in a statement.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:46 pm