Archive | May, 2014

The Los Angeles Angels even up the series

28 May

Yesterday afternoon the Seattle Mariners took the first game of their 4-game series with a 5-1 trouncing of the Los Angeles Angels. Tonight they are sending Roenis Elias to the mound to the second game. The Angels will oppose the Mariners with Jarred Weaver.
Howie Kendrick will start the 1st with a ground ball to Nick Franklin for an out. Mike Trout is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Albert Pujols to the plate and he grounds out to Nick Franklin to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he flies out Cowgill. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to Aybar to end the 1st inning.
David Freese will start the 2nd inning with a double. C. J. cron is the next man to the plate and he double as Freese scores. That brings Erick Aybar to the plate and he doubles as Cron scores. Grant Green is the 4th man up in the inning and he flies out to Michael Saunders. With one out Chris Iannetta comes up to the plate and he has a ground-rule double as Aybar scores. With a man at second Colin Cowgill steps into the box and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who flies out to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he doubles. Nick Franklin will try to keep the inning going as he singles as Ackley scores. With Franklin at first Mike Zunino steps to the plate and he pops out to Aybar in foul territory to end the 2nd inning. 3-1 Angels.
Mike Trout will start the 3rd inning with a walk. Albert Pujols is the next man to the plate and he pops to Kyle Seager in foul territory. That brings David Freese to the plate and he singles as Trout goes to third. With two on and one out C J. Cron steps up to the plate and he strikes out. With two on and two out Erick Aybar will come to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Nick Franklin who gets a fielder’s choice to end the top of the inning. Brad Miller will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball in foul territory that is caught by Green. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who flies out to Green. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he singles. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going as he grounds out to Aybar to end the 3rd inning.
Grant Green will start the 4th inning with a single. Chris Iannetta is the next man to the plate and he is hit by a pitch. That brings Colin Cowgill to the plate and he bunts to load the bases. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who grounds into a double play as Green scores. With two outs Mike Trout comes up and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a homerun. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he grounds into a fielder’s choice. Nick Franklin steps up to the plate and he singles as Ackley takes third. Mike Zunino is at bat with runners at the corners and he pops out to Kendrick. That brings Brad Miller up to the plate and he walks to load the bases. Back to the top of the order for James Jones, Ackley scores on a wild pitch as the runners move up, who pops up to Freese to end the 4th inning. 4-3 Angels.
Albert Pujols will start the 5th inning with a pop up to Justin Smoak. David Freese is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That brings C. J. Cron to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Michael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Aybar. That will bring Justin Smoak to the plate and he walks. With one on Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he singles. Dustin Ackley will now look to keep the inning going as he grounds out to Kendrick to end the 5th inning.
Erick Aybar will start the 6th inning with a fly ball to Dustin Ackley for an out. Grant Green is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Chris Iannetta to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the top of the inning. Nick Franklin will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Trout for an out. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Aybar. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for James Jones, Miller steals second, who strikes out to end the 6th inning.
Colin Cowgill will start the 7th inning with a double. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who grounds out to Justin Smoak as Cowgill takes third. That brings Dominic Leone will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners.That brings Mike Trout to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders as Cowgill scores. Albert Pujols will try to keep the inning going as he walks. With two out David Freese walks up to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Sean Burnett will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Mickael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Aybar for an out. Fernando Salas will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 7th inning. 5-3 Angels.
Tom Wilhelmsen will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. C. J. Cron will start the 8th inning with a homerun. Erick Aybar is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Kole Calhoun up as a pinch hitter, for Grant Green, and he grounds out to Nick Franklin. Chris Iannetta will try to keep the inning going as he singles. Colin Cowgill will step in the box, Iannetta steals second, and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Joe Smith will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a hits a line drive right back to the pitcher for an out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he walks. That bring Nick Franklin to the plate and he flies out to Trout. Mike Zunino will try keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the 8th inning. 6-3 Angels.
Howie Kendrick will start the 9th inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Mike Trout is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Albert Pujols to the plate and he strikes out. Raul Ibanez will pinch hit, for David Freese, and he grounds to Nick Franklin to end the top of the inning. Ernesto Frieri will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Brad Miller will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Cowgill for an out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who grounds out to Aybar. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he walks. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going, Saunders steals second, as he singles as Saunders scores. Justin Smoak steps up to the plate, Cano takes second and third in indifferce, and he walks. With runners at the corners Kyle Seager step up and he flies out to Trout to end the game. 6-4 Angels.

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The Seattle Mariners win on this day of rememberance

26 May

On a comfortable Memorial Day the Seattle Mariners are kicking off a 4-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The Mariners will send Chris Young to the mound. He will be opposed by Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Howie Kendrick will start the 1st inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders. Mike Trout is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That brings Albert Pujols to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a single. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he has a bunt single as Jones takes second. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he singles to bring Jones home as Saunders takes third. With two on and no outs Justin Smoak steps up and he grounds out as Saunders comes in to score. Mike Zunino steps in the box and he strikes out. With two out Kyle Seager will try to keep the inning going and he strikes out to end the 1st inning. 2-0 Mariners.
David Freese will start the 2nd inning with a walk. Raul Ibanez is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Eric Aybar to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Justin Smoak for a double play to end the top of the inning. Stephen Romero will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kendrick for an out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Nick Franklin to the plate,Ackley steals second, and he grounds out to Aybar as Ackley takes third. Bacck to the top of the order for James Jones who is safe on an error as Ackley scores.With two outs Michael Saunders steps up and triples as Jones scores. With Saunders at third Robinson Cano comes to the plate and he has an infield single as Saunders scores. Justin Smoak comes up to bat and he walks. With two on and two out Mike Zunino steps in and he strikes out to end the 2nd inning. 5-0 Mariners.
C. J. Cron will start the 3rd inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders for an out.Hank Conger is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Kole Calhoun to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a line drive to Pujols for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and grounds out to Aybar to end the 3rd inning.
Mike Trout will start the 4th inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders for an out. Albert Pujols is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That brings David Freese to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Nick Franklin will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Kalhoun for an out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who strikes out. That will bring Michael Saunders to the plate and he strikes out to end the 4th inning.
Raul Ibanez will start the 5th inning with a strike out. Eric Aybar is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Justin Smoak. That brings C.J. Cron to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a single. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kendrick that is turned for a double play. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he flies out to Trout to end the 5th inning.
Hank Conger will start the 6th inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders. Kole Calhoun is the next man up to the plate and he singles. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who hits a ground ball to Nick Franklin for a fielder’s choice. That brings Mike Trout to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Kendrick for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he flies out to Trout to end the 6th inning.
Albert Pujols will start the 7th inning with a homerun. David Freese is the next man to the plate and he pops up to Justin Smoak. That brings Raul Ibanez to the plate and he walks. Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Eric Aybar will step into the batter’s box and he flies out to James Jones. With two outs C. J. Cron will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Nick Franklin will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who flies out to Ibanez. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he walks. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going as he grounds out to end the 7th inning. 5-1 Mariners.
Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Chris Ianetta will pitch hit for Hank Conger to start the 8th inning as he flies out to Jamea Jones. Kole Calhoun is the next man to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Back to the top of the order for Howie Kendrick who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Michael Khon will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate, Smoak goes to second on a wild pitch, and he is intentionally walked. With two on Stephen Romero steps up to the plate, Seager is picked off at first, and he flies out to Raul Ibanez to end the 8th.
Fernando Rodney will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Mike Trout will start the 9th inning with an infield single. Albert Pujols is the next man to the plate and he hits into a double play. That brings David Freese to the plate and he grounds out to Nick Franklin to end the game. 5-1 Seattle Mariners win.

The Houston Astros split the 4-game series

25 May

In the 5th inning of last night’s throwback game the spirit of the 1979 Seattle Mariners seemed to appear as the game went wildly out of control. The 5th and 6th innings saw 16 Houston Astro players come to the plate scoring 7 times. The Mariner did manage to get plenty of runners one base also but only managed 2 runs from the 5th inning on to the end of the game. The final score end up as an embarrassing 9-4 lose.
This afternoon the Mariners are out for revenge to take 3 out of 4 games in the series. To help them get back on the winning track the Mariners will send Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound. The Houston Astros will counter by sending Dallas Keuchel to the mound.
Jose Altuve will start the 1st inning with a ground ball to Brad Miller for an out. George Springer is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That brings Dexter Fowler to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Krauss for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Krauss. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to the pitcher to end the 1st inning.
Jason Castro will start the 2nd inning with a singles. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager who gets the front runner for a fielder’s choice. That bring Marc Krauss to the plate and he singles as Castro moves to second. With two on Alex Presley steps up to the plate and he singles to load the bases. With the sacks full Carlos Corporan comes up to bat and he hits a ground ball to Robinson Cano who turns a double play to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he singles. Michael Saunders looks to keep the inning going as he steps up to the plate and he singles as Zunino goes to second. With two on Cole Gillespie steps up to the plate and he singles and an error allows Zunino to score. With runners at the corners an two out Brad Miller steps into the box and he grounds out to Altuve to end the 2nd. 1-0 Mariners.
Marwin Gonzalez will start the 3rd inning with a single. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve, Gonzalez is thrown out trying to steal second, who flies out to James Jones. That brings George Springer to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to the pitcher for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Fowler. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to Gonzalez to end the 3rd inning.
Dexter Fowler will start the 4th inning with a single. Jason Castro is the next man to the plate and he hits a to Robinson Cano and he turns a double play. That brings Matt Dominguez to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Presley. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Altuve. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he grounds out to Gonzalez to end the 4th inning.
Marc Krauss will start the 5th inning with a strike out. Alex Presley is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Cole Gillespie. That brings Carlos Corporan to the plate and he flies out to Cole Gillespie to end the top of the inning. Michael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Presley for an out. Cole Gillespie is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he lines back to the pitcher to end the 5th inning.
Marwin Gozalez will start the 6th inning with a ground ball to Robinson Cano for an out. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve who singles. That brings George Springer to the plate and he 2-run homer. Dexter Fowler will step up to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Jason Castro will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Krauss. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he strikes out to end the 6th inning. 2-1 Astros.
Matt Dominguez will start the 7th inning with a has a ground-rule double. Marc Krauss is the next man to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. That bring Alex Presley to the plate and he flies out to Cole Gillespie. Carlos Corporan steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Justin Smoak. Marwin Gonzalez will try to keep the inning going and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a line drive to Krauss for an out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he hits into a double play to end the 7th inning. 4-1 Astros.
Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Jose Altuve will start the 8th inning with a single. George Springer is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Robinson Cano who turns a double play. That brings Dexter Fowler to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Michael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Cole Gillespie is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Krauss. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he grounds out to Dominguez to end the 8th inning.
Yoervis Medina will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Jason Castro will start the 9th inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders for an out. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Marc Krauss to the plate and he pops up to Robinson Cano. Alex Presley will try to keep the inning going and he walks. With two on and two outs Carlos Corporan will step up to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Guzman for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Dominguez. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to Fowler to end the game. 2-1 Houston Astros.

The Houston Astros take advantage of the wild Seattle Mariners

25 May

Tonight we are getting our groove on as we hop into the wayback and set it for 1979. It was a time when disco music still ruled, we were having a dyn-o-mite time with Jimmy Walker, Robin Williams had us watching the skies for flying eggs sent from the planet ‘Ork’ and the Seattle Mariners were in their third season. When we arrive and walk into Safeco (or for tonight the Kingdom) we will see the Seattle Mariners in their marine blue uniforms with the trident ‘m’ that was retired over two decades ago. If tonights’ starting pitcher Brandon Mauer was reading this he would wonder what I was refering to since he wasn’t born until 1990.
In sticking with the far out theme of tonight Brandon Mauer will get his groove on as he tries to extend the Mariners winning streak to 4 games. Opposing the Mariners will be Houston Astro pitcher Brett Oberholtzer.
Jose Altuve will start 1st inning with a walk. George Spinger is the next man to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. That will bring Dexter Fowler to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley. Jason Castro will step up to the plate and he foies out to Dustin Ackley. Matt Dominguez will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Altuve for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he walks. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he singles as Romero takes second. With two on Justin Smoak steps up to the plate and he singles to load the bases. Kyle Seager comes up with the sacks juiced and he hits a ground ball to Kruass who throws the ball away for an error as both Romero and Cano score. John Buck steps up to the plate and he flies out to Springer. With two on and two outs Micael Saunders comes to the plate and he strikes out to end the 1st inning. Game tied at 2.
Marc Krauss will start the 2nd inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Chris Carter is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Justin Smoak. That brings Alex Presley to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Willie Bloomquist is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones as he has an infield hit. Stephen Romero comes up to try and keep the inning going, Jones steals second, as he grounds out to Villar to end th 2nd inning.
Jonathan Villar will start the 3rd inning with a fly ball to Dustin Ackley for an out. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve and he pops up to Robinson Cano. That brings George Springer to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Justin Snoak is the next man to the plate and he pops up to Altuve. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he pops out to Villar to end the 3rd inning.
Dextrer Fowler will start the 4th inning with a strike out. Jason Castro is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Matt Dominguez to the plate and he singles. Marc Krauss comes up to try and keep the inning going and he flies out to Dustin Ackley to end the top of the inning. John Buck will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he pops up to Castro to end the 4th inning.
Chris Carter will start the 5th inning with a doubles. Alex Presley is the next man to the plate and he singles as Carter goes to third. That brings Jonathan Villar to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Robinson Cano for a fielder’s choice as Carter scores. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve as he hits a single as Villar scores. George Springer will step up to the plate and he has a 2-run homer. Tom Wilhelmsen will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Dexter Fowler walks into the batter’s box and he walks. Jason Castro steps into the box and he pops out to Kyle Seager. Matt Dominguez will try to keep the inning going, Fowler steals second, as he walks. With two on and two out Marc Krauss comes to the plate and he singles as Fowler scores and Dominguez to thrid. Chris Carter steps up for the second time this inning and he grounds out to Tom Wilhelmsen to end the top of the inning. Willie Bloomquist will start the home half of the inning with a pop up into foul territory that is caught by Krauss for an out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones as he strikes out. That brings Stephen Romero to the plate and he strikes out to end the 5th inning. 7-2 Astros.
Alex Presley will start the 6th inning with a walk. Jonathan Villar is the next man to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve who singles to load the bases. With the sacks full and no outs George Springer comes to the plate, Presley scores on a wild pitch, and he grounds out to Willie Bloomquist as Villar scores. Dexter Fowler steps up with one out and one on and pops out to Robinson Cano. Jason Castro will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a singles. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Springer. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he singles as Cano goes to second. With two on John Buck steps to the plate and he singles to load the bases. Michael Saunders will come up with the sacks full and he hits a ground ball to Krauss that bounces off his glove to Altuve who gets Buck for a fielder’s choice and Cano scores. With two on and two outs Dustin Ackley grounds out to Altuve to end the 6th inning. 9-3 Astros.
Joe Beimel will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Matt Dominguez will start the 7th inning with a pops up to Robinson Cano for an out. Jesus Guzman, pinch hitting for Marc Krauss, is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano. That brings Chris Carter to the plate and he gets an infield hit. Alex Presley will try to keep the inning going as he singles. With two on an two outs Jonathan Villar will come to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Darin Downs will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Willie Bloomquist will start the home half of the inning with a single. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who strikes out. That brings Stephen Romero to the plate and pops up to Guzman. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going with a ground out to Altuve to end the 7th.
Dominic Leone will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Nick Franklin takes over at short for Robinson Cano as Willie Bloomquist moves to second. Jose Altuve will start the 8th inning with a pop up to Kyle Seager for an out. George Springer is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Willie Bloomquist. That brings Dexter Fowler to the plate and he grounds out to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. Marwin Gonzalez comes in the game at second replacing Jose Altuve. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a strike out on a 10- pitch at bat. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he triples. Josh Fields will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. That brings John Buck to the plate and he grounds out to Dominguez as Seager scores. Michael Saunders will try to keep the inning going and he flies out to Presley to end the 8th inning. 9-4 Astros.
Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Jason Castro will start the 9th inning with a single. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Jesus Guzman to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. Chris Carter will try to keep the inning going and he is safe on an error by Kyle Seager. Alex Presley will step up to the plate and he pops out to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. Kyle Farnsworth will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Willie Bloomquist is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Villar. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who grounds out to Gonzalez to end the game. 9-4 Astros.

The Seattle Mariners blast past the Houston Astros

24 May

Tonight the Seattle Mariners as they try to extend their winning streak to three games. The ‘king’ Felix Hernandez will take the mound where he looks to continue his way back to having the command that he did the first month of the season. Opposing the Mariners tonight is Rudy Owens, who will be making his major league debut, for the Houston Astros.
Jose Altuve will start the 1st inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Dexter Fowler is the next man to the plate and he has an infield hit. That brings Jason Castro to the plate and he strikes out. Matt Dominguez will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Cole Gillespie to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Fowler for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Gonzales. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he singles. Justin Smoak will try to keep the inning going as he doubles as Cano takes third. With two on and two out Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he singles to bring both Cano and Smoak home. Now it will be up to Cole Gillespie to try and extend the inning as he flies out to Presley to end the inning. 2-0 Mariners.
Marc Krauss will start the 2nd inning with a ground ball to Justin Smoak for an out. Alex Presley is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Willie Bloomquist. That brings L. J. Hoes to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a single. Mike Zunino will be the next man to the plate and he flies out to Fowler. That brings Willie Bloomquist to the plate and he fouls out to Krauss. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who grounds out to Altuve to end the inning.
Marwin Gonzalez will start the 3rd inning with a walk. Jonathan Villar is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. Castro will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Stephen Romero will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate and he flies out to Fowler. Kyle Seager steps up to try and keep the inning going as he flies out to Hoes to end the 3rd inning. 2-1 Mariners.
Matt Dominguez will start the 4th inning with a strike out. Marc Krauss is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Alex Presley to the plate and he singles. L. J. Hoes will step up to try and keep the inning going as he grounds out to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. Cole Gillespie will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he fouls out to Gonzalez. That will bring Mike Zunino to the plate and he singles as Gillespie takes third. With runners at the corners Willie Bloomquist steps up to the plate and he hits a sacrifice fly to Presley jto bring Gillespie home. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who singles. With two runners on Stephen Romero walks to the plate and he pops up to Villar to end the inning. 3-1 Mariners.
Marwin Gonzalez will start the 5th inning with a ground ball to Robinson Cano for an out. Jonathan Villar is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve who doubles. Dexter Fowler will step up to try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Hoes for an out. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Villar. That will bring Kyle Seager to the plate and he is hit by a pitch. Cole Gillespie will step in and try to keep the inning going as he grounds out to Altuve to end the 5th inning.
Jason Castro will start the 6th inning with a ground ball back to Felix for an out. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. That will bring Marc Krauss to the plate and flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Altuve for an out. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he doubles. That will bring Willie Bloomquist to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who grounds out to the pitcher Owens. Stephen Romero will try to keep the inning going as he walks. Darrin Downs will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Robinson Cano gets a chance to extend the inning but Romero is thrown out try to steal second to end the inning. 5-1 Mariners.
Alex Presley will start the 7th inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. L.J. Hoes is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Marwin Gonzalez to the plate and he grounds out to Justin Smoak to end the top of the inning. Robinson Cano will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Presley for an out. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate, Smoak to secon on a balk, and he singles to bring Smoak home. Cole Gillespie steps up and he hits into a double play to end the 7th inning. 6-1 Mariners.
Jonathan Villar will start the 8th inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve who hits a line drive that bounces of Felix’s leg for a single. That brings Dexter Fowler to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Willie Bloomquist that he turns into a double play. Chad Qualls will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Hoes for an out. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Hoes at the wall. That brings Willie Bloomquist to the plate and he strikes out to end the inning.
Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Jason Castro will start the 9th inning with a fly ball to Cole Gillespie for an out. Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Marc Krauss to the plate and he flies out to Cole Gillespie to end the game. 6-1 Seattle Mariners.

The Seattle Mariners beat the Astros by a toe

23 May

After splitting a 2-game series against the Texas Rangers the Seattle Mariners return home to start a 4-game series against the Houston Astros. To try and get started with a win the Mariners will send rookie pitcher Roenis Elias to the mound. His opposition will be Jarred Cosart who will take the mound for the Astros. Both pitchers come into the game with 3-3 records.
Jose Altuve will start the 1st inning with a homerun. Dexter Fowler is the next man to the plate and he walks. That brings Matt Dominguez to the plate and he strikes out. Jason Castro will step up to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley. Chris Carter will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he singles and Jones takes third. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to Fowler as Jones scores. Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Dominguez. Justin Smoak will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to hoes to end the 1st inning. Game tied at 1.
Jesus Guzman will start the 2nd inning with a single. L. J. Hoes is the next man to the plate and he walks. That brings Jonathan Villar to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Seager for a fielder’s choice. With two on and one out Alex Presley steps up to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Jose Altuve who grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Altuve for an out. Stephen Romero is the next man up and he singles. That brings Nick Franklin to the plate and he strikes out. Mike Zunino will try to keep the inning alive as he flies out to Presley to end the 2nd inning.
Dexter Fowler will start the 3rd inning with a walk. Matt Dominguez is the next man to the plate and he singles and Fowler to second. That brings Jason Castro to the plate and he strikes out. With two on and one out Chris Carter steps up and he strikes out. Jesus Guzman will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a single. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he grounds into a double play. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he strikes out to end the 3rd inning.
J. Hoes will start the 4th inning with a fly ball to Michael Saunders for an out. Jonathan Villar is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Nick Franklin. That brings Alex Presley to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Altuve. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he hits a ground ball to the pitcher who throws out Seager. Stephen Romero will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to end jthe 4th inning.
Jose Altuve will start the 5th inning with a fly ball to Dustin Ackley for an out. Dexter Fowler is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Robinson Cano. That brings Matt Dominguez to the plate and he bunts the ball but Mike Zunino picks it up and throws him out to end the top of the inning. Nick Franklin will start the home half of the inning with a strikes out. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Fowler. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who flies out to Hoes to end the 5th inning.
Jason Castro will start the 6th inning with a strike out. Chris Carter is the next man to the plate and he walks. Dominic Leone will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. That brings Jesus Guzman to the plate and he strikes out. L.J. Hoes will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Michael Saunders will start the home half of the inning with a strike out, Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Altuve. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he walks. Justin Smoak will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the 6th inning.
Jonathan Villar will start the 7th inning with a ground ball to Robinson Cano for an out. Alex Presley is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Nick Franklin. Back to the top of the order for Hose Altuve who singles. Dexter Fowler will try to keep the inning going, Altuve steals second, as he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a single. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he singles as Ackley goes to second. That will bring Nick Franklin to the plate, the runners move up on a wild pitch, and he walks to load the bases. With no outs and the sacks full Mike Zunino will step up to the plate and he strikes out. Tony Sipp will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Back to the top of the order for Cole Gillespie, who will pinch hit for James Jones, and he pops out to Guzman. Michael Saunders will try to keep the inning going as he has an infield hit as Ackley scores. Robinson Cano comes to the plate, the runners advance on a wild pitch, and he is intentionally walked to load the bases. With two out and the sacks full Kyle Seager steps into the box and he flies out to Fowler to end the 7th inning. 2-1 Mariners.
Yoevis Medina will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Matt Dominguez will start the 8th inning with a strike out. Jason Castro will be the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That will bring Chris Carter to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Josh Fields will take over the pitching duties for the Astros. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Villar. That brings Stephen Romero to the plate and he walks. With two outs Nick Franklin comes to the plate and he strikes out to end the 8th inning.
Fernando Rodney will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Marc Krauss will pinch hi,t for Jesus Guzman, will start the 9th inning with a ground ball to Nick Franklin for an out. Marwin Gonzeles will pinch hit, for L.J. Hoes, and he grounds out to Justin Smoak. That brings Jonathan Villar to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the game. 2-1 Mariners win.

The Texas Rangers split the series with the Seattle Mariners

21 May

Flying high on two game winning streak that has seen some great offensive production, good defense and great pitching the Seattle Mariners look to make it three in a row. To help accomplish this feat the Mariners will send Chris Young to the mound. The Texas Rangers will oppose the Mariners by sending Nick Tepesh to the mound.
James Jones will start the 1st inning with a ground ball to Sardinas for an out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Sardinas. That will bring Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to Andrus to end the top of the inning. Daniel Robertson will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Elvis Andrus is the next man to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. That brings former Mariner Shin-Soo Choo to the plate and he singles. Former Mariner Arian Beltre steps to the plate and he bunts for a base hit. Alex Rios walks into the batter’s box and he singles to bring Choo home as Beltre to second. With two on and still no outs Mitch Moreland steps into the box and he hits a ground ball to Nick Franklin for the first out. With one out and runners at the corners fromer Mariner Chris Gimenez comes to bat and he walks. Michael Choice comes up with the bases loaded and he strikes out. With two outs and the bases still full Lius Sardinas steps up and he grounds out to Justin Smoak to end the 1st inning. 3-0 Rangers.
Kyle Seager will start the 2nd inning with a single. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Sardinas who turns a double play. That brings Nick Franklin to the plate and he flies out to Robertson to end the top of the inning. Daniel Robertson will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Elvis Andrus is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley. That brings Shin-Soo Choo to the plate and he is hit by a pitch. Adrian jBeltre steps in for his second at bat and he has an infield hit to move Choo to second. Alex Rios walks into the box and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 2nd inning.
Dustin Ackley will start the 3rd inning with a strike out. John Buck is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Andrus. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Mitch Moreland will start the home half of the inning with a pop up to Brad Miller. Chris Gimenez is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That brings Michael Choice to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the 3rd inning.
James Jones will start the 4th inning with a triples. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he singles to bring Jones home. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he strikes out. Justin Smoak walks into the batter’s box and he grounds out to Moreland. Nick Franklin will try to keep the inning going as he grounds out to Sardinas to end the top of the inning. Lius Sardinas will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Back to the top of the order for Daniel Robertson who grounds out to the pitcher Young. That brings Elvis Andrus to the plate and he grounds out to Nick Franklin to end the 4th inning. Game tied at 3.
Dustin Ackley will start the 5th inning with a line drive back to the pitcher for an out. John Buck is the next man to the plate and he is safe on an error by Beltre. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he grounds out to the pitcher as Buck goes to second. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who flies out to Robertson to end the top of the inning. Shin-Soo Choo will start the home half of the inning with a homerun. Adrian Beltre is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders. That bring Alex Rios to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Mitch Moreland will try to keep the inning going and he walks. Chris Gimenez will step up to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the inning. 4-3 Rangers.
Michael Saunders will start the 6th inning with a fly ball to Robertson for an out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he doubles. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he lines out to Robertson. Justin Smoak will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Michael Choice will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball into foul territory that is caught by Justin Smoak. Lius Sardinas is the next man to the plate and he singles. Back to the top of the order for Daniel Robertson who grounds into a fielder’s choice. With Elvis Andrus at the plate Lius Robertson is caught stealing thrid to end the 6th inning.
Nick Franklin will start the 7th inning with a ground ball to Sardinas for an out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he walks. That brings John Buck to the plate and he walks. Robbie Ross will take over the pitching duties for the Rangers. With two on Stephen Romero will pinch hit, for Brad Miller, and he hits a ground ball to Beltre who turns a double play to end the top of the inning. Elvis Andrus will start the home half of the inning with a pops up to John Buck. Joe Beimel will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Shin-Soo Choo is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Dominic Leone will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. That brings Adrian Beltre to the plate and he flies out to James Jones to end the 7th inning.
Neal Cotts will take over the pitching duties for the Rangers. James Jones will start the 9th inning with a walk. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he lays down a sacrifice bunt to move Jones to second. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he strikes out. With two out Kyle Seager will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Tom Wilhelmsen will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Alex Rios will start the home half of the inning with an infield single. Mitch Moreland is the next man to the plate, Rios steals second, and he grounds out to Willie Bloomquist as Rios goes to third. That brings Chris Gimenez to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. Michael Choice will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Dustin Ackley to end the 8th inning.
Joakim Soria will take over the pitching duties fro the Rangers. Justin Smoak will start the 9th inning with a ground ball to Andrus for an out. Nick Franklin is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he grounds out to Andrus to end the game. 4-3 Rangers win.

Iwakuma works his magic for the Seattle Mariners

21 May

After a day off to get refreshed the Seattle Mariners look to win their second game in a row as they start a short 2 game series against the Trexas Rangers. To help the Mariners accomplish this feat they will send Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound where he has been phenomenal since coming off the disabled list. Opposing him will be Colby Lewis for the Rangers.
James Jones will start the 1qst inning with a ground ball for an out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he singles. Justin Smoak steps up to the plate, Cano steals second, and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Daniel Robertson will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to James Jones. Elvis Andrus is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Brad Miller. That brings Shin-Soo-choo to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 1st inning.
Kyle Seager will start the 2nd inning with a ground ball bunt that is picked up by Beltre as he throws Seager out. Nick Franklin is the nextt man to the plate and he gets a single. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he singles, Franklin is thrown out trying to go to third and Ackley takes second on the thrown. Mike Zunino steps into the box and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Adrian Beltre will start the home half of the inning with a homerun. Alex Rios is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. That brings Mitch Moreland to the plate and he singles. Michael Choice steps up to the plate and he grounds into a double play, started by Cano, to end the 2nd inning. 1-0 Rangers.
Brad Miller will start the 3rd inning with a single. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who bunts for a base hit as Miller takes second. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he singles as Miller comes home and Jones to third. Robinson Cano steps up to the plate and he walks. With the bases loaded and no outs Justin Smoak walks into the batter’s box and he strikes out. Kyle Seager will step in with the bases loaded and he singles as both Jones and Saunders score. Nick Franklin hits a sacrifice fly to score Cano. Dustin Ackely is up and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Robinson Chirinos will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to the pitcher. Rougned Odor is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Brad Miller. Back to the top of the order for Daniel Robertson who flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 3rd inning. 4-1 Mariners.
Mike Zunino will start the 4th inning and he is hit by a pitch. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who pops out to Beltre. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he flies out to Choo. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going and he singles to bring Zunino home as Miller goes to third. Just Smoak will walk up to the plate and he walks to load the bases. With the sacks juiced and two outs Kyle Seager will come to the plate and he flies out to end the top of the inning. Elvis Andrus will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Shin-Soo Choo is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Brad Miller. That brings Adrian Beltre to the plate and he has an infield hit. Alex Rios steps up with two men on and he singles as Andrus scores and Beltre to second. Mitch Moreland walks up to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 4th inning. 5-2 Mariners.
Nick Franklin will start the 5th inning with a single. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he strikes out. Brad Miller will step up to the plate, Franklin steals second, and he flies out to Robertson to end the top of the inning. Michael Choice will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Robinson Chirinos is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Rougned Odor to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the 5th inning.
James Jones will start the 6th inning with a strike out. Michael Saunders will be the next man to the plate and he flies out to Robertson. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to Choo to end the top of the inning. Daniel Robertson will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Elvis Andtus is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Shin-Soo Choo to the plate and he grounds out to Justin Smoak. Adrian Beltre steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Brad Miller to end the 6th inning.
Aaron Poreda will take over the pitching duties for the Rangers. Justin Smoak will start the 7th inning with a strike out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he doubles. That brings Nick Franklin to the plate, Seager is caught stealing third, and he is hit by a pitch. Dustin Ackley will try to keep the inning going as he doubles as Franklin comes home. With a runner on and two outs Mike Zunino comes to the plate and he strikes to end the top of the inning. Alex Rios will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Dustin Ackley. Mitch Moreland is the next man to the plate and he singlex. That brings Michael Choice to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Robinson Chirinos steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the 7th inning. 6-2 Mariners.
Alexi Ogando will take over the pitching duties for the Rangers. Brad Miller will start the 8th inning with a pop out to Moreland. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who flies out to Robertson. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he grounds out to Odor to end the top of the inning. Rougned Odor will start the home half of the inning with a pop up to Kyle Seager. Back to the top of the order for Daniel Robertson who pops up to Mike Zunino. That brings Elvis Andrus to the plate and he pops out to Brad Miller to end the 8th inning.
Robinson Cano will start the 9th inning with a ground ball to Andrus for an out. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he lines out to Beltre. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he singles. Nick Franklin will try to keep the inning going and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Shin-Soo Choo will start off the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Robinson Cano for an out. Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Adrian Beltre will be the next man to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. That brings Alex Rios to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the game. 6-2 Mariners.

The king stops the Mariners’ losing streak

18 May

After suffering their fourth straight lose the Seattle Mariners are looking to right the ship by salvaging the final game of the series against the Minnesota Twins. With ‘king’ Felix Hernandez showing that he is back to strength hopes are high that the Mariners can accomplish that goal. The Twins will counter by sending Ricky Nolasco to the mound.
James Jones will start the 1st inning with a fly ball to Joe Mauer. Michael Saunders will be the next man to the plate and he doubles. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he pops out. Corey Hart will steps into the box and he flies out to Chris Parmelee to end the top of the inning. Brian Dozier will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Joe Marer will be the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. That will bring Trevor Plouffe to the plate and he singles. Chris Parmelee steps into the box, Plouffe takes second on a wild pitch, and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the 1st.
Justin Smoak will start the 2nd inning with a walk. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Aaron Hicks. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he grounds into a fielder’s choice. Mike Zunino steps into the box and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Kurt Suzuki will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Brad Miller for an out. Jason Kubel is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Eduardo Escobar to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley to end the 2nd.
Brad Miller will start the 3nd inning with a ground ball for an out. Back to the top of the order for Jame Jones who strikes out. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he flies out to Jason Kubel to end the top of the inning. Aaron Hicks will start the home half of the inning with a walk (should have been a strike out). Danny Santana is the next man to the plate and he has an infield hit. Back to the top of the order for Brian Dozier who strikes out. That brings Joe Mauer to the plate, both runners advance on a wild pitch, and he strikes out. Trevor Plouffe steps into the box and he singles to bring in both men on base. Chris Parmelee walks up and he flies out to Dustin Ackley to end the 3rd. 2-0 Twins.
Robinson Cano will start the 4th inning with a singles. Corey Hart is the next man to the plate and he walks. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate and he flies out to Chris Parmelee as Cano goes to third. Kyle Seager walks up, Corey Hart steals second and pulls a hamstring and Stephen Romero goes in to replace Hart, and he singles as Cano scores and Romero to third. Dustin Ackley steps into the batter’s box and he strikes out. With two on and two outs Mike Zunino steps up to the plate, Seager to second on a wild pitch, and he walks. With the sacks juiced Brad Miller walks into the box and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Kurt Suzuki will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Felix Hernandez for an out. Jason Kubel is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. That brings Eduardo Escobar to the plate and he has an infield hit. Aaron Hicks steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the 4th. 2-1 Twins.
James Jones will start the 5th inning with an infield single. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate, James Jones steals second, and he triples to bring Jones home. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he doubles to bring Saunders home. Stephen Romero will come up for his first at bat and he flies out to Chris Parmelee. Justin Smoak is up at the plate and he grounds out as Cano takes third. With two outs and a runner on third, Kyle Seager steps to the plate and he flies out to Aaron Hicks to end the top of the inning. Danny Santana will start the home half of the inning with a strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Brian Dozier who singles. That brings Joe Mauer to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 5th. 3-2 Mariners.
Anthony Swarzak will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. Dustin Ackley will start the 6th inning with a single. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he has a sacrifice bunt to move Ackley to second. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who walks. Caleb Thielbar will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. With bases loaded and one out Michael Saunders steps up and he hits a sacrifice fly ball to bring Ackley home but brad Miller is thrown out at third to end the top of the inning. Trevor Plouffe will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager. Chris Parmelee is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley. That brings Kurt Suzuki to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the 6th. 4-2 Mariners.
Robinson Cano will start the 7th inning with a single. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he grounds into a fielder’s choice. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate and he doubles to bring Romero home. Kyle Seager will step up to the plate and he strikes out. Dustin Ackley will step into the batter’s box and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Jason Kubel will start the home half of the inning with a single. Eduardo Escobar is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Aaron Hicks to the plate and he singles. Danny Santana will walk up to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 7th inning. 5-2 Mariners.
Michael Tonkin will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. Mike Zunino will start the 8th inning with a single. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he hits a sacrifice bunt to move Zunino to second. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who strikes out. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Brian Dozier will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball that Felix fields and throws him out. Joe Mauer is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano. That brings Trevor Plouffe to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 8th inning.
Matt Guerrier will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. Robin Cano will start the 9th inning with a single. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he hits a sacrifice bunt to move Cano to second. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate and he grounds out to first as Cano takes third. Kyle seager steps up to the plate, Robinson Cano scores on a wild pitch, and he grounds to first to end the top of the inning. Fernando Rodney will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Chris Parmelee will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Kurt Suzuki is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Brad Miller. That brings Jason Kubel to the plate and he singles. Eduardo Escobar is up and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the game. 6-2 Mariners.

Another one run lose for the Mariners

18 May

James Jones will start off the 1st inning with a ground ball to third for an out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he grounds out. That will bring Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to end the top of the inning. Brian Dozier will start the home half of the inning with a single. Joe Mauer is the next man to the plate and he lines out to Dustin Ackley. That brings Trevor Plouffe to the plate and grounds out to Kyle Seager. Kurt Suzuki walks up to the plate and he doubles as dozier scores. Josmil Pinto steps up and he strikes out to end the 1st inning. 1-0 Twins.
Corey Hart will start the 2nd inning with a strike out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to first. That brings up Justin Smoak to the plate and he walks. Dustin Ackley steps up to the plate and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Chris Colabello will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Eduardo Nunez is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings up Aaron Hicks and he walks. Eduardo Escobar steps up strikes out and Hicks is tagged out at second to end the 2nd.
Mike Zunino will start the 3rd inning with a strike out. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he walks. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who triples to bring Miller home. That brings Michael Saunders to the plate and he hits a sacrifice fly to bring Jones home. Robinson Cano walks to the plate and he flies out to end the top of the inning. Brian Dozier will start the home half of the inning and is hit by a pitch. Joe Mauer is the next man to the plate and he grounds into a double play. That brings Trevor Plouffe to the plate and he pops out to Robinson Cano to end the 3rd inning. 2-1 Mariners.
Corey Hart will start the 4th inning and is safe on an error. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Justin Smoak to the plate, Hart steals second, and he strikes out. Dustin Ackley steps up to the plate and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Kurt Suzuki will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Josmil Pinto is next up and he lines out to the pitcher. That brings Chris Colabello to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the 4th.
Mike Zunino will start the 5th with a fly ball for an out. Brad Miller will be the next man to the plate and he grounds out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones and he grounds out to end the top of the inning. Eduardo Nunez will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Jazmes Jones for an out. Aaron Hicks is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Eduardo Escobar to the plate and he singles as Hicks takes third. Back to the top of the order for Brian Dozier who 3-run homer. Joe Mauer steps up to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Trevor Plouffe walks into the box and he strikes out to end the 5th. 4-2 Twins.
Michael Saunders will start the 6th with a fly ball for an out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he has an infield hit. That brings Corey Hart to the plate and he flies out. Kyle Seager walks up to the plate and he flies out to end the top of the inning. Kurt Suzuki will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Josmil Pinto is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Chris Colabello to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 6th.
Brian Duensing will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. Chris Parmelee replaces Chris Coladello. Justin Smoak will start the 7th inning with a double. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he hits a sacrifice fly that moves Smoak to third. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he walks. Stephen Romero will pinch hit, for Brad Miller, and he grounds back to the pitcher who turns a doubl play to end the top of the inning. Willie Bloomquist takes over at short stop. Eduardo Nunez will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Willie Bloomquist for an out. Aaron Hicks is the next man to the plate and he grounds out. Eduardo Escobar is up and he flies out to Dustin Ackley to end the 7th.
Jared Burton will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. James Jones will start the 8th inning with a ground ball for an out. Michael Saunders is the next man to the plate and he hits a homerun. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to Aaron Hicks. Corey Hart steps up to the plate and he doubles. Kyle Seager steps into the batter’s box and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Yoervis Medina will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Brian Dozier will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Joe Mauer is the next man to the plate and he grounds back to the pitcher. That brings Trevor Plouffe to the plate and he flies out to Michael Saunders to end the 8th. 4-3 Twins.
Glen Perkins will take over the pitching duties for the Twins. Justin Smoak will start the 9th inning with a single. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Nunez. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he strikes out. Willie Bloomquist walks up to the plate, Cole Gillespie goes in to pinch run for Smoak, and he flies out to end the game. 4-3 Twins.