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Erik Swanson tossed two perfect innings with three strikeouts in his start Monday against Baltimore.
It was a bullpen game for the Mariners, so the plan all along was for him to go two innings and everything was working in this appearance for Swanson.
Erik Swanson will get the start for the Mariners on Monday against the Orioles in what is a likely bullpen game.
Swanson has only appeared in one game this season, which was against this same Orioles team in Baltimore where he tossed two shutout innings in relief. This is a likely bullpen game with the Mariners dealing with injuries to Marco Gonzales (forearm) and Nick Margevicius (shoulder). Mariners manager Scott Servais said, "There's a good chance you can see six or seven pitchers tonight."
Erik Swanson threw two shutout innings in game two of the Mariners doubleheader Tuesday against Baltimore, allowing zero hits with one strikeout and one walk.
Swanson was just recently called up from Triple-A Tacoma after Anthony Misiewicz was placed on the COVID-19 related injured list.
Erik Swanson did not allow a baserunner and struck out one to earn the save in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Orioles.
Swanson earned another save in extra-innings, his second of the season. He has pitched fairly well as a reliever and has now turned in four consecutive scoreless appearances. Swanson owns a 6.17 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 52:12 K:BB across 55 innings for the season.
Erik Swanson struck out the side and walked one to earn the save in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Pirates.
Swanson was called upon to protect a one-run lead in the 11th inning after the team used Anthony Bass in the ninth frame to preserve a tied game. He has turned in scoreless outings in nine of his last 11 appearances. Swanson owns a 6.17 ERA and a 51:12 K:BB across 54 innings pitched this season.