Closing Time: Another timeout in the Seattle bullpen; streaming for a Sunday
It's a casual Friday, so load up some bullets and let's see where we go.
• Seattle reliever Tom Wilhelmsen responded well to his last closer demotion, so perhaps the latest setback isn't going to shake him. You need a short-term memory in this gig, after all.
Interim Mariners skipper Robbie Thompson took the baton away from Wilhelmsen on Friday, one day after The Bartender's first-class meltdown in the ninth at Daisy Buchanan's Fenway Park (two hits, two walks, no batters retired). There's no obvious Wilhelmsen replacement, and you get the idea Thompson will probably mix-and-match in the ninth inning for