|Aug. 23 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Zunino delivered the big blow in Seattle's 7-5 win over the Yankees on Monday, a three-run homer in the sixth inning that erased a 5-3 deficit.
Analysis: Zunino has now homered in three straight games and knocked in eight runs during that power surge, part of a noticeable overall improvement at the plate for the former first-round pick. After batting an anemic .174 in 112 games last season, he's 8 for 23 (.348) over a six-game hitting streak and owns a .280 average with nine homers in 75 at-bats thus far in 2016.
|Aug. 21 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE10:34 AM CT-Zunino homered in a second straight game and added a two-run double in Saturday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: A .193 career hitter entering this season, Zunino has impressed with a .319 average since July 31 and five homers and 13 RBIs over his last 15 games. The former first-round pick is 7 for 19 with six RBIs during a five-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 19 7:18 AM PT8:18 AM MT9:18 AM CT10:18 AM ET10:18 ET14:18 GMT22:18 7:18 AM MST9:18 AM EST9:48 AM VEN18:18 UAE9:18 AM CT-Zunino hit a two-run homer Thursday.
Analysis: He's homered five times and driven in 12 runs in 22 games since being recalled from the minors July 20.
|Aug. 4 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET11:38 ET15:38 GMT23:38 8:38 AM MST10:38 AM EST11:08 AM VEN19:38 UAE10:38 AM CT-Zunino hit a solo homer for the second straight game and had two hits Wednesday.
Analysis: He's batting .286 with three homers in 10 games since being recalled July 20.
|July 20 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET13:51 ET17:51 GMT1:51 10:51 AM MST12:51 PM EST1:21 PM VEN21:51 UAE12:51 PM CT-The Mariners have recalled Zunino from Triple-A Tacoma.
Analysis: Zunino, 25, hit .286 with 17 home runs and 57 RBIs in 79 games with Tacoma. He appeared in two games with the Mariners, hitting two home runs.
|July 3 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET13:43 ET17:43 GMT1:43 10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST1:13 PM VEN21:43 UAE12:43 PM CT-Zunino, who was just recalled on June 30, belted a pair of home runs and drove in three runs in Saturday's 12-6 win over the Orioles.
Analysis: Zunino, making his first start of the season, likely earned more time with this performance. Keep an eye on this situation.
|June 30 4:58 PM PT5:58 PM MT6:58 PM CT7:58 PM ET19:58 ET23:58 GMT7:58 4:58 PM MST6:58 PM EST7:28 PM VEN3:58 UAE (+1)6:58 PM CT-With backup Steve Clevenger going on the DL, Zunino was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday to take his place.
Analysis: Zunino, the third overall selection in the 2012 draft, played 295 games for Seattle from 2013-15, but he hit just .193 with 38 homers and 102 RBIs. He's performed very well at Tacoma this season, hitting .282 with 15 homers and 51 RBIs in 69 games.