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Sporcle Friday: Mariners Starters That Don’t Allow Multiple Homers

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Pitchers who specialize in limiting the long ball.

Oakland Athletics v Seattle Mariners Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Happy Friday, Mariners Fans. Yesterday was the first game James Paxton has pitched that resulted in a Mariner loss since June 27th. He allowed two home runs for the first time this season. Actually, it was the first time he has given up multiple homers since June of 2016. In a starting rotation that has the third highest HR/9 in the majors, Paxton’s ability to keep fly balls in the yards all season long has been relieving. Let’s see where Big Maple’s streak of games without multiple dingers ranks in Mariners History.

Here’s a link to the quiz.