The Oakland Athletics take over first place in the west

13 Apr

After a big win last night against conference rivals the Oakland Athletics the Seattle Mariners are out to make it 2 in a row. To accomplish the task the Mariners will be sending rookie Erasmo Ramirez to the mound. The Athletics will oppose with pitcher Sonny Gray in a rematch of the game last week in Oakland to the Athletics won.
The 1st gets underway as Erasmo Ramirez takes to the mound to face Oakland Athletics’ leadoff hitter Coco Crisp who gets a single. The next man to the plate is Jed Lowrie who strikes out. That brings up Josh Donaldson and he hits a 2-run homer to give the Athletics an early lead. Next is Brandon Moss as he steps into the batter’s box and he strikes out. Yoenis Cespedes walks up to the plate where he hits a fly ball to Abraham Almonte to end the top of the inning. In the home half of the inning Sonny Gray takes to the mound to face the Mariners leadoff man Abraham Almonte who gets a single. Next up is Brad Miller who gets a single sending Mr. Almonte around to third. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he gets an RBI on a ground out. That brings up Justin Smoak who strikes out. Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he hits a fly ball to Yoenis Cespedes to end the 1st.
The 2nd inning starts as Alberto Callaspo steps up to the plate and hits a double. That brings up former Mariner John Jaso who grounds out to Justin Smoak. Josh Reddick is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Abraham Almonte. Eric Sogard steps into the batter’s box and he pops up to Robinson Cano to end the top of the inning. Logan Morrison will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Eric Sogard who throws him out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate as he flies out to Coco Crisp. Next to the plate is Michael Saunders and he grounds out to end the 2nd.
Coco Crisp will start of the 3rd inning for the Athletics as he walks. Jed Lowrie is the next man to step to the plate as he walks. That brings Josh Donaldson to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Brad Miller who throws out the man at second for a fielder’s choice. Brandon Moss is the next man up and he hits an RBI on a confusing play where Dustin Ackley caught and then dropped the ball then ended up getting a fielder’s choice. Yoenis Cespedes is up and he gets a single. Alberto Callaspo grounds out to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. John Buck will start the home half of the inning and he grounds out. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte who strikes out. That brings up Brad Miller who hits a ball back to the pitcher who throws him out to end the 3rd.
John Jaso will start the 4th inning for the Athletics and he hits a single. Josh Reddick is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Justin Smoak who throws out the lead runner for a fielder’s choice. That brings up Eric Sogard who pops up in to foul territory where its caught by Justin Smoak. Back to the top of the order for Coco Crisp who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning strikes out. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Jed Lowrie who throws him out. Next up is Kyle Seager who walks to give the Mariners a runner with two outs. Logan Morrison will step into the batter’s box as he hits a single and Seager goes to third. Dustin Ackley walks up to the plate and he strikes out to end the 4th.
Jed Lowrie will start the 5th inning for the Athletics with a walk. Josh Donaldson is the next man to the plate and he hits a fly ball to Dustin Ackley for an out. Next up is Brandon Moss and he hits a ground ball to Brad Miller who turns a double play to end the top of the inning. Michael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. That brings John Buck to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Jed Lowrie who throws him out. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte who strikes out to end the 5th.
Dominic Leone takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Yoenis Cespedes will start the 6th for the Athletics where he hits a line drive to Dustin Ackley who catches it and then drops it and throws him out at first. Alberto Callaspo is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Brad Miller. That brings up John Jaso who gets a single. Josh Reddick steps to the plate and he hits a fly ball to Abraham Almonte to end the top of the inning. Brad Miller will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he hits a ball up the middle for a single. With Smoak up Robinson Cano takes second on a throwing error on a pick off attempt. Justin Smoak then strikes out. That brings Kyle Seager up to the plate who pops out to Josh Donaldson to end the 6th.
Eric Sogard starts the 7th inning for the Athletics with a walk. Eric Sogard steals second. Back to the top of the order for Coco Crisp who hits a ground ball to Robinson Cano who throws him out. Jed Lowrie steps up to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager who throws him out. Josh Donaldson is the next batter and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Logan Morrison will start the home half of the inning with a ball right back to the pitcher. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate as he hits a double. That brings up Michael Saunders to the plate and he grounds out to Brandon Moss. John Buck is the next man up to the plate as he walks. Back to the top of the order for Abraham Almonte who strikes out to end the 7th.
Joe Beimel takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Brandon Moss will start the 8th for the Athletics with a fly ball to Abraham Almonte. Yoenis Cespedes is the next man to the plate and he hits a fly ball to Michael Saunders. Alberto Callaspo is the next man to the plate and he walks. Derek Norris comes in to pinch hit for John Jaso and he pops up to Brad Miller to end the top of the inning. Sean Doolittle takes over the pitching duties for the Athletics. Brad Miller will start the home half of the inning with a pop up to Jed Lowrie. Robinson Cano is the next man up and he hits a fly ball to Yoenis Cespedes. That brings up Justin Smoak and he strikes out to end the 8th.
Josh Reddick will start the 9th for the Athletics with a fly ball to Abraham Almonte. Eric Sogard is up next as he hits a fly ball to Dustin Ackley. Back to the top of the order for Craig Gentry, who is pinch hitting for Coco Crisp, who hits a fly ball to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Craig Gentry. Luke Gregerson takes over thew pitching duties for the Athletics. Willie Bloomquist will come out, to pinch hit for Logan Morrison, and he gets a single. Dustin Ackley steps up to the plate and he hits a single. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings up John Buck who hits a ground ball to Jed Lowrie to end the game.

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