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Kendall Graveman tossed a perfect eighth inning with two strikeouts against Boston on Thursday.
Graveman was able to strike out Marwin Gonzalez and Hunter Renfroe in the inning. He has still yet to allow one run all year and has allowed just one hit in 8.2 innings tossed over seven appearances.
Kendall Graveman earned his second hold of the season Monday against the Dodgers.
Graveman inherited a jam in the seventh inning with two runners on and one out. He was able to get the next two hitters before tossing a 1-2-3 eighth inning to throw 1.2 perfect innings. Dylan Moore made an amazing play at third base for the final out of the seventh inning to save a run from scoring. Graveman has been the Mariners most dominant reliever this season, tossing 7.2 shutout innings in six appearances. The Mariners bullpen has been one of the best units in the league this season. They entered Monday leading the MLB in opponent batting AVG (.184), opponent slugging (.301) and opponent OPS (.581).
Kendall Graveman earned his second save of the season for Seattle in game one of Thursday's doubleheader against Baltimore, tossing a quick 1-2-3 inning with one strikeout.
This will be a situation to monitor as Rafael Montero was used in the set-up role Thursday after already having blown three saves early on this season. Graveman has yet to allow a run so far this season through five innings on four appearances, allowing just one hit with five strikeouts and two walks combined.
Kendall Graveman picked up his first save of the season in game one of the Mariners doubleheader against Baltimore Tuesday, tossing a 1-2-3 eighth inning.
This came after Rafael Montero blew his third save of the season in the previous inning. This will be a situation to monitor if Montero continues to struggle.
Kendall Graveman threw a quick 1-2-3 ninth inning Saturday, going on to win the game as the Mariners took the lead in the 10th inning.
Graveman has looked real solid in three appearances so far this season, allowing zero runs over four innings pitched. He is a potential fill-in as the Mariners closer if Rafael Montero continues to struggle.