The Baltimore Orioles take the first game of the series

2 Aug

Yesterday the Seattle Mariners pulled off two deals. The first one was a three-way deal involving the Detroit to bring center fielder Austin Jackson to Seattle. The second deal brought San Diego Padre’s right fielder Chris Denorfia to the Mariners. Both of our acquisitions will start today.

As the first game of a 3-game series between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles gets ready to start Wei-Yin Chen takes to the mound for the Orioles. His first opponent will be Austin Jackson as he steps into the batter’s box and he strikes out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Jonathan Schoop. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Manny Machado but beats out the throw for an infield single. Kendrys Morales will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Nick Markakis to end the top of the inning. As the bottom of the inning gets underway Roenis Elias takes the mound for the Mariners. His first opponent will be Nick Markakis as he walks up to the plate and he singles up the middle. Manny Machado is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings former Mariner Adam Jones to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager who starts a double play to end the 1st inning.

Kyle Seager will start the 2nd inning with a ground ball to Chris Davis for an out. Chris Denorfia is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to J.J Hardy. That brings Corey Hart to the plate and he flies out to Adam Jones to end the top of the inning. Nelson Cruz will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Chris Davis is the next man to the plate and he pops out to Chris Taylor. That brings J.J Hardy to the plate and he grounds out to Chris Taylor to end the 2nd inning. Mike Zunino will start the 3rd inning with a strike out. Chris Taylor is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Austin Jackson who lines out to Jonathan Schoop to end the top of the inning. Delmon Young will start the home half of the inning with a double. Caleb Joseph is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Jonathan Schoop to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Nick Markakis who has a bunt single as Young to third. With runners at the corners and two outs Manny Machado comes to the plate and he singles as Young scores. With two on and two out Adam Jones comes to the plate and he strikes out to end the 2nd inning. 1-0 Orioles.

Dustin Ackley will start the 4th inning with a strike out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Kendrys Morales to the plate and he double as Robinson Cano scores. With one on and one out Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he strikes out. Chris Denorfia will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Nick Markakis to end the top of the inning. Nelson Cruz will start the home half of the inning with a double. Chris Davis is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Chris Denordia. That brings J.J Hardy to the plate, Cruz to third on a wild pitch, and he walks. With two on and one out Delmon Young comes to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Chris Taylor who starts a double play to end the 4th inning. Game tied at 1.

Corey Hart will start the 5th inning with a fly ball to Adam Jones for an out. Mike Zunino is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Chris Taylor to the plate and he doubles. Back to the top of the order for Austin Jackson who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Caleb Joseph will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Jonathan Schoop is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to the pitcher. Back to the top of the order for Nick Markakis who flies out to Austin Jackson to end the 5th inning.

Dustin Ackley will start the 6th inning with a single. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Chris Davis as Ackley takes second. That brings Kendrys Morales to the plate and he grounds out to Manny Machado and Ackley goes to third. With one on and two outs Kyle Seager steps to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Manny Machado will start the home half of the inning with a double. Adam Jones is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Chris Taylor and he drops the ball for an error as Machado takes third. That brings Nelson Cruz to the plate and he strikes out. With runners at the corners and one out Chris Davis comes to the plate and he strikes out. With two on and two out J.J Hardy comes to the plate and he singles as Machado scores. Tom Wilhelmsen will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. With runners at the corners and two outs Delmon Young will step up to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the 6th inning. 2-1 Orioles.

Chris Denorfia will start the 7th inning with a line drive to Delmon Young for an out. Corey Hart is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to J.J Hardy. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he grounds out to J.J Hardy to end the top of the inning. Caleb Joseph will start the home half of the inning with a pop up to Kendrys Morales for an out. Jonathan Schoop is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kendrys Morales. Back to the top of the order for Nick Markakis who grounds out to Kyle Seager to end the 7th inning.

David Lough will take over for Delmon Young in the outfield. Chris Taylor will start the 8th inning with a fly ball in foul territory that is caught by Nick Markakis. Back to the top of the order for Austin Jackson who walks. Andrew Miller will take over the pitching duties for the Orioles. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Schoops for a fielder’s choice. Robinson Cano will try to keep the inning going, Dustin Ackley steals second and takes third on an error, as he walks. With runners at the corners and two outs Kendrys Morales comes to the plate and he grounds out to J.J Hardy to end the top of the inning. Manny Machado will start the home half of the inning with a single. Adam Jones is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Austin Jackson. That brings Nelson Cruz to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley who doubles up Manny Machado, as he runs back to first, to end the 8th inning.

Zach Britton will take over the pitching duties for the Orioles. Kyle Seager will start the 9th with a ground ball to J.J Hardy for an out. Chris Denorfia is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Jonathan Schoop. That brings Corey Hart to the plate and he flies out to David Lough to end the game. 2-1 Orioles.

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