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Notes: The Mariners are hoping rest and a rehab program will help closer David Aardsma overcome a strained right elbow ligament. Aardsma, who has not pitched this season after undergoing hip surgery in January, has been told he will not need Tommy John surgery. … LHP Jason Vargas on Thursday became the first Mariner to pitch nine shutout innings in a no-decision since Indians pitching coach Tim Belcher did it for Seattle on June 4, 1994. … In 511 games in the minors, Peguero struck out 660 times. … At 6-foot-8, Fister is the second-tallest pitcher in Mariners history. Only 6-10 Randy Johnson was taller. … Cleveland played without center fielder Grady Sizemore, resting a bruised right knee, for the third straight game.