• Top catching prospect Mike Zunino hit a pair of home runs, including the go-ahead shot with two outs in the ninth, as Triple-A Tacoma pulled out a 6-5 win at Colorado Springs on Friday. Zunino was hitting .237 with 11 home runs and 41 RBIs in 40 games entering Saturday. Dustin Ackley and Franklin Gutierrez were each 2-for-4 in the game.
• Kendrys Morales finished May with a .343 average, 11 doubles, five home runs and 23 RBIs for the month. His 16 extra-base hits are the most in a month by a Mariners player since Jose Lopez had 16 in August 2009, and his 23 RBIs are the most in May since Jose Guillen's 24 in 2007.
• Raul Ibanez also had an excellent May, as he posted a 1.031 OPS, the fourth-highest mark of any American League hitter with at least 50 plate appearances. The only AL players ahead of him were Miguel Cabrera (1.222), Chris Davis (1.210) and Mike Trout (1.073).