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Hultzen, who is dealing with a left rotator cuff strain and tendinitis, is not expected to miss much time, 710 AM ESPN Seattle
Manager Eric Wedge reversed his previous assertion that Ryan had been replaced by Robert Andino as the team's everyday shortstop, the Tacoma News Tribune
reports. "Regardless of what has been written, I didn't bench [Ryan]," Wedge said. "I said Andino is going to play more and we're going to take it day-to-day, week-to-week and month-to-month and see what happens."
Saunders (shoulder) will play center field at Triple-A Tacoma and is expected to be activated from the DL on Monday, MLB.com's Greg Johns
Saunders could rejoin the Mariners on Monday, as he continues his recovery from a sprained AC joint in his shoulder, the Seattle Times
Montero went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the Mariners' win over the Angels on Saturday.
Smoak went 0-for-4 Saturday with two strikeouts, leaving seven runners on base.
Montero hit his second homer of the season Saturday, playing for the first time in four games.
Hernandez pitched eight strong innings Saturday, allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits and a walk. He struck out seven in a win against the Angels.
Seager extended his hit-streak to 15 games with a single in the fourth inning. He went 1-for-5 with a run scored during the Mariners' loss to the Angels on Friday.
Harang was beaten up for five runs on six hits and two walks with one strikeout over three innings against the Angels on Friday.
Franklin went 5-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in Thursday's Triple-A game.