Narvaez went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Thursday's victory over the Orioles. After Baltimore scored two runs in the first inning, Narvaez put the Mariners on the board with a solo shot to right field in the second. It was his 11th home run of the season, nine of which have come off right-handed pitchers. The 27-year-old is in the midst of the best season of his career, slashing .291/.369/.481 in 206 at-bats.
Narvaez is not in the lineup Monday against the Royals, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. Narvaez sits for the second game in a row. Tom Murphy remains the starter behind the plate.
Narvaez is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Athletics, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports. Narvaez heads to the bench after compiling six hits while starting each of the past four games at catcher. Tom Murphy checks in for Narvaez behind the dish in the series finale and will work in a battery with Mike Leake.
Narvaez went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and another pair of runs scored in Friday's 9-2 win over the A's. Narvaez launched a two-run blast off reliever Wei-Chung Wang in the seventh inning to extend Seattle's lead to 6-2. The homer marked his 10th of the season through 190 plate appearances, surpassing his previous best of nine long balls through 90 additional at-bats in 2018 with the White Sox. Overall, Narvaez is batting .284/.363/.468 with 32 runs scored and 25 RBI.
Narvaez is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Twins, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports. Narvaez sits for the second straight game and the fourth time in the last six contests. Tom Murphy gets the start behind the plate.