The Mriners win their 8th in a row

24 Jul

 

Starting with the last three games before the all-star break the Seattle Mariners have won 7 games in arow. Tonight they play the second game of their series against the Cleveland Indians where they are looking to extend that streak to 8. In seeking that next win the Mariners will send Erasmo Ramirez to the mound. The Indians will be sending Zach McAllister to the mound.

The 1st inning gets under way with Micheal Bourn stepping up to the plate where he flies out to Dustin Ackley. Nick Swisher is the next man up to the dish and he strikes out. Jason Kipnis steps into the batter’s box where he hits a double. That brings up Asdrubal Cabrera who hits an RBI single. Micheal Brantley is the fifth man to the plate where he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Brad Miller will start the Mariners’half of the inning by popping up to third for the first out. Nicxk Franklin is up next and he works his way on with a walk. Raul Ibanez walks up to the plate where the 41 year-old pops up to the shortstop. That brings up Kendrys Morales who hits a ground ball to the second baseman but is safe on an error. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate who hits an RBI double. Justin Smoak is the sixth man to the plate and he hits a foul ball that is caught by the third baseman to end the 1st.

Carlos Santana will leadoff the 2nd where he strikes out. Mark Reynolds is next to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Brad Miller who throws him out. Lonnie Chisenhall comes to the plate and hits a single. Yan Gomes is up next who hits a 2-run homer. Back to the top of the order for Micheal Bourn who gets a single. Nick Swisher is the sixth man to step up in the inning and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Micheal Saunders gets set to start the bottom of the inning where he strikes out. Mike Zunino is next to the plate and he walks to first. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate where he hits a ground ball to third but is safe on an error. With one on and two out Brad Miller steps in for his second at bat and he walks. Nick Franklin steps up to the plate flies out to end the 2nd.

Jason Kipnis will start the 3rd where he flies out to Dustin Ackley. Asdrubal Cabrera is the next man to the plate and he hits a single. Micheal Brantley steps into the batter’s box where he walks. That brings up Carlos Santana who flies out to Raul Ibanez. Mark Reynolds steps in next and grounds out to end the top of the inning. Raul Ibanez will leadoff the bottom of the inning where he hits a double. Kendrys Morales is the next man to the plate and he hits an RBI double. That brings up Kyle Seager who gets single but Morales is thrown out at the plate. Justin Smoak is the next man to step up and he strikes out. Now, with one on and two outs Micheal Saunders steps into the batter’s box where he gets a double. Kyle Seager scores on a wild pitch and ties the game at three. With runners at second and third Mike Zunino steps up to bat and he gets an RBI single to give the Mariners the lead. Dustin Ackley is the sixth man up and grounds out to end the 3rd.

Lonnie Chisenhall leadsoff the 4th where he pops out to Justin Smoak. Yan Gomes is the second man up in the inning and he flies out to Raul Ibanez. That brings up Micheal Bourn who grounds out to Smoak. Brad Miller leadsoff in the bottom of the inning and he flies out to Micheal Brantley. Nick Franklin steps in and quickly flies out. That brings up Raul Ibanez who strikes out to end the 4th.

Nick Swisher gets set to leadoff the 5th for the Indians where he gets a single. Jason Kipnis steps in next where he hits into a double play. With two outs Asdrubal Cxabrera steps up to the plate where he flies out to end the top of the inning. Kendrys Morales will leadoff the bottom of the inning with ground out. Kyle Seager is up and he hits a single. Justin Smoak walks into the batter’s box where he hits a single. With two on and one out Micheal Saunders steps in and he strikes out. That brings up Mike Zunino who strikes out to end the 5th.

Micheal Brantley will leadoff the 6th inning with asingle. Carlos Santana is up next where he hits into a double play. With two outs Mark Reynolds walks up to the plate where he walks. Yoervis Medina takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. With a man on and two outs that brings up Lonnie Chissenhall who pops up to third to end the bottom of the inning. Dustin Ackley gets ready to start the Mariners’ half of the inning and he grounds out. Back to the top of the order for Brad Miller who hits a bouncer to the pitcher who throws him out. That brings up Nick Franklin who grounds out to end the 6th.

Yan Gomes gets set to start the 7th inning with a single. Back to the top of the order for Micheal Bourn who flies out to Raul Ibanez. Nick Swisher is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. With two outs Jason Kipnis comes up to the plate and grounds out to end the top of the inning. Raul Ibanez will leadoff the bottom of the inning where he flies out to Micheal Brantley. Kendrys Morales is the next man to the plate and he gets a single. That brings up Kyle Seager who hits into a double play to end the 7th.

Asdrubal Cabrera gets set to start the 8th inning where he grounds out to Brad Miller. Micheal Brantley is next and grounds out to Justin Smoak. Carlos Santana is the next man up to bat where he flies out to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the bottom of the inning who strikes out. Micheal Saunders is the next man to the plate and he grounds out. That brings up Mike Zunino who lines out to end the 8th.

Tom Wilhelmsen comes in to take over the pitching duties. Mark Reynolds will jeadoff the 9th inning where he gets a single. Next up to the plate is Lonnie Chisenhall who gets a single. Yan Gomes is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball that turns into a double play eliminating the two front runners. Back to the top of the order for Micheal Bourn who strikes out to end the game.

The Seattle Mariners win 4-3 over the Cleveland Indians. Tom Wilhelmsen picks up his 23rd save of the season. The Mariners have now won 8 in a row and go for their third series sweep in a row.

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