Tatis hits 50th career homer, Padres rout Mariners 16-1
Fernando Tatis Jr. became the fastest shortstop in history to hit 50 home runs, punctuating his three-run shot with a bat flip, and made another spectacular defensive play for the San Diego Padres, who routed the Seattle Mariners 16-1 for their seventh straight win.
Positive test leads Mariners to place 4 on COVID-19 IL
(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) (Michael Ainsworth)SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Four Seattle relievers were placed on the COVID-19 injured list Friday after the Mariners reported a positive test within the team. Those placed on the IL were right-handers Robert Dugger, Will Vest and Drew Steckenrider, and left-hander Anthony Misiewicz. Asked if this might prompt more players to get vaccinated, Servais said: “I don't know. ... We're not out of the woods yet in this particular instance.”As planned, the Mariners activated right-hander Keynan Middleton (strained right biceps) from the 10-day IL. Servais said the Mariners “are trending in the right direction but we've still got a ways to go."wftv.com