Zunino is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels. Zunino will finish his season with a .251/.331/.509 line, with each mark being the best of his career. Mike Marjama is starting at catcher and hitting ninth Sunday with Zunino out.
Zunino went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's loss to the Angels. Zunino is now up to 25 home runs and 160 strikeouts in 387 at-bats this season. He's been a top-seven fantasy earner at the catcher position, but it will be tough to project him for a repeat of his .251 average next year, even with his strong batted-ball profile.
Zunino is not in the lineup for Wednesday's matchup against Oakland. Zunino has started four consecutive games behind the dish for the Mariners. In that time he's gone 4-for-13 (.308), hit a home run and drawn three walks. He'll get the day off while Mike Marjama makes his MLB debut behind the dish.
Zunino went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer and a walk in Monday's 7-1 win over the Athletics. Zunino hadn't gone deep since Sept. 13 before his 422-foot shot to center in the second. The slugging backstop is closing out the season on a strong note, with Monday's production bringing his September line to .328/.411/.625 over 73 plate appearances.
Zunino is out of the lineup for Friday's matchup against the Indians. After starting six of Seattle's last seven games, Zunino will get a well-deserved day off. Zunino has been dialed in since the start of September, as he's logged a .333/.410/.630 line and slugged four home runs over 17 games.
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