McClendon says Tom WIlhelmsen remains his closer for now, "as we speak." Wilhelmsen has pitched well in first 2 save opps.
Hardball Talk "Tom Wilhelmsen was demoted to Triple-A Tacoma on August 6 and registered a 10.50 ERA over 12 2/3 innings there but the Mariners have decided to recall him anyway because Tacoma’s season is just about over and major league rosters have expanded to 40. “Hopefully he can flip that switch again”..." September 01
Sodo Mojo "The Mariners bullpen has been one of the more frustrating parts of this season. They looked solid enough on paper with a couple young flamethrowers and a tactful lefty — Stephen Pryor Carter Capps and Oliver Perez — primed to hold down the fort until the ninth when closer Tom Wilhelmsen would take..." August 06