Now Washburn gets a chance to pitch on eight days' rest -- weather permitting.
There is a 100 percent chance of rain, which is supposed to start in the morning and last until late afternoon.
The veteran lefty has an 11-10 career record and 3.89 ERA when pitching with at least six days of rest, compared to a 72-61 record and 4.05 ERA with five or fewer days between starts.
After being no-hit for 4 2/3 innings in Cleveland before escaping without a loss in the series opener against the Indians because the game was one out shy of becoming official, and being held to four hits on Tuesday, the Mariners' bats showed some life on Wednesday.
Designated hitter Jose Vidro had two hits and drove in a run, right fielder Jose Guillen had two hits and scored a run, Jose Lopez had two hits and scored once and catcher Kenji Johjima also had two hits.
SEA: LHP Jarrod Washburn (0-0, 3.00 ERA)
Washburn had a quality start in his first outing of the season, holding the Athletics to two runs over six innings, but he was saddled with a no-decision when the bullpen faltered. He has a 1-2 career record and 3.60 ERA at Fenway Park.
BOS: RHP Tim Wakefield (0-1, 1.50 ERA)
The Mariners have always given the knuckleball specialist trouble, beating him eight times and losing on just three occassions. He was 0-1 against Seattle last season.
Player to watch
Left fielder Raul Ibanez is 8-for-25 in his career against Wakefield, while utilityman Willie Bloomquist is a perfect 4-for-4 against the right-hander.
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Official game notes
1000 AM KOMO
Friday: Rangers (RHP Kevin Millwood, 1-1, 4.91) at Mariners (RHP Miguel Batista (0-1, 15.43), 7:05 p.m. PT
Saturday: Rangers (RHP Vincent Padilla, 0-2, 6.94) at Mariners (LHP Horacio Ramirez (0-0, 0.00), 12:55 p.m. PT
Sunday: Rangers (RHP Brandon McCarthy, 1-1, 3.75) at Mariners (RHP Jeff Weaver, 31.50 ERA), 1:05 p.m. PT