Mariners vs. Padres: Dumper dongs, All-Star Logan, & Gregory Santos struts his stuff

Seattle starts off their west coast road trip with some good momentum, as the Mariners swept the short two-game series against the Padres
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Best Moment: Gregory Santos makes his Mariners debut

After an arduous recovery period that started in spring training, Santos finally took the mound for the first time in a Mariners jersey. Entering the game in a no-save situation with Seattle already up 8-3, he faced the top of the Padres order. Despite a fielding error that allowed Jake Cronenworth to reach safely, a slider got Manny Machado to hit into a double play, ending the game.

Santos looked great, topping out at 100.7 mph on his sinker and 91.0 mph on his slider. It wasn't a lone pitch above 100 mph either, as he ended up with the six hardest thrown balls of the night, five of which were 100 mph or faster. His sheer stuff was exactly why the front office traded for him and with more than half a season left, fans will finally get to see him live up to the hype. That combo of Santos and Munoz is going to be a lot of fun to watch.