Game 3: Mariners-Angels …

Mark Trumbo (right foot) finally made his way onto the Angels’ lineup on Wednesday, but he won’t hit because he hasn’t run the bases yet. That’s why he’s in the No. 9 spot. (And the way the Angels’ starting lineup has hit in those first two games, he may only play one inning.)

Here’s the rest of the lineups ..

Mariners (4-1)

Chone Figgins, CF
Dustin Ackley, 2B
Kyle Seager, 3B
Jesus Montero, C
Mike Carp, LF
Miguel Olivo, DH
Michael Saunders, RF
Brendan Ryan, SS
Luis Rodriguez, 1B
SP: RH Blake Beaven

Angels (2-0)

Erick Aybar, SS
Howie Kendrick, 2B
Bobby Abreu, LF
Torii Hunter, RF
Chris Iannetta, C
Peter Bourjos, CF
Hank Conger, DH
Efren Navarro, 1B
Trumbo, 3B
SP: RH Jered Weaver (others: Loek Van Mil, Matt Shoemaker, Jordan Walden, Francisco Rodriguez)

Some notes from the morning …

  • Trumbo will run the bases after his game, and manager Mike Scioscia said it shouldn’t take more than three or four more days until he’s in full swing. “I think definitely by the weekend he’s going to be able to hit in games,” Scioscia said.
  • Mike Trout caught the bug that’s been floating around the Angels clubhouse, and it could be a week until he makes his Cactus League debut.
  • LaTroy Hawkins is scheduled to pitch in a game later this week, and Jason Isringhausen isn’t too far away from that.
  • Scioscia on the Angels drawing 14 walks: “Early in camp, I’m really surprised at how well our guys are seeing the ball. And when that meets a guy who’s a little erratic, that forces some walks and I think that’s what we’re seeing.”
  • Jeremy Moore came into camp with a little tightness in his hip, but he’s been cleared to start running and should run the bases soon. “Hopefully we’ll see Jeremy here in a short amount of time,” Scioscia said.

And some links from Tuesday …



Where is Mike Trout? Why isn’t he playing? Is he nursing an injury?

Trumbo at third! Looking forward to the game!

Ben and Amy – OMG haha. This is awesome. I wish they had a staewer big enough to fit Putter. We’d probably have to buy him one in the men’s department. haha.November 30, 2008 5:40 pm

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