Another opening day and another win for Felix

7 Apr

It is finally opening day of baseball season an the Seattle Mariners get set to play. For the 8th time King Felix will be the opening day pitcher. In the previous 5 opening day starts Felix is undefeated and hopefully he will keep that streak going. Once again Jarrod Weaver will be the oppose pitcher of the Angels.

Former second baseman Joey Cora will throw out the first pitch to kick off the game. Joey only play a couple of seasons for the Mariners but he will be long remembered for his gutsy playing, his flag pins that created controversy and when he had to go in as a backup catcher.

Kole Calhoun steps up to the plate to start the game and he strikes out. Mike Trout is the next man to the plate and he hits a home run. That brings Albert Pujols to the dish and he strikes out. Matt Joyce will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the 1st. Austin Jackson will start the bottom of the inning with a ground ball to Erick Aybar for the first out. Seth Smith is the next man to the dish and he doubles. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate as he grounds out to Johnny Glavotella. Nelson Cruz will try to keep the inning going as he pops up to Johnny Glavotella to end the inning. 1-0 Angels.

David Freese will start the 2nd inning with a strikes out. Erick Aybar is the next man to the plate and ground out to Robinson Cano. That will bring C.J. Cron to the plate and he pops up to Brad Miller to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start grounds out to Erick Aybar. Logan Morrison is the next man to the plate and he pops up to Erick Aybar. Mike Zunino will try to keep the in ning going and he flies out to left field to end the 2nd.

Chris Ianetts will start the 3rd with a pop up to Felix. Johnny Glavotella is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. Kole Calhoun will try to keep the inning going and he lines out to right to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the bottom of the inning with a pop up to Erick Aybar. Brad Miller is the next man up and he flies out to center. Back to the top of the order for Austin Jackson and he doubles. Seth Smith will try to keep the inning going as he triples to bring Austin Jackson home. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he singles Seth Smith in from third. Nelson Cruz will try to keep the inning going grounds out to Erick Aybar to end the 3rd inning. 1-2 Mariners.

Mike Trout will start off the 4th inning with a strike out. Albert Pujols is the next man to the plate and he walks. Matt Joyce is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano and throws out Pujols. That brings David Freese to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the bottom half of the inning with a fly out to Kole Calhoun. Logan Morrison is the next one to the plate and he lines out to center. Mike Zunino will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end 4th inning.

Erick Aybar will start the 5th inning with a single. Kole Calhoun is the next man to the plate and he is hit by a pitch. Chris Ianetta comes to the plate with two on and no outs and he strikes out. With two on and one out Johnny Glavotella come up and he grounds into a double play to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the Mariner half of the inning and hits a home run. Brad Miller is second to the plate and he singles. Back to the top of the order for Austin Jackson, Brad Miller to second on a wild pitch, and he flies out to out center. Seth Smith is the next man to the plate and he brings Brad Miller home with a double. Robinson Cano steps into the batter’s box and he lines out to Johnny Glavotella. Nelson Cruz will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to end the 5th inning. 4-1 Mariners.

Kole Calhoun will start the 6th inning with a fly out. Mike trout is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Albert Pujols will tryu to keep the inning going and he grounds out to Brad Miller to end the top of the inning. Kyle Seager will start the bottom of the inning with a fly out to Kole Calhoun. Logan Morrison is the next man to the plate and he singles. Mike Zunino is the next one to step up to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 6th.

Matt Joyce will start the inning and he strikes out. David Freese is next and grounds out to Felix. That brings Erick Aybar to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Ramos take over the pitching duties for the angels. Dustin Ackley will start the start off the bottom of the inning with a strikes out. Brad Miller is next to the plate and he singles, Back to the top of order for Austin Jackson and he singles and Miller is thrown out. J Ruggiano walks up and he walks. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he strikes out to end the 7th inning.

Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching for the Mariners. C.J. Cron will start the 8th inning with a fly ball to Austin Jackson for an out. Chris Ianetta is next and he singles. That brings Johnny Glavotella to the plate and he singles. Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. With two on and one outs that brings Kole Calhoun to the plate and he strikes out. Carson Smith will take over the pitching duties. With two on and two out Mike Trout steps to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Fernando Salas will take over the pitching duties for the Angels. Nelson Cruz will start the Mariner half of the inning and he grounds out to David Freese. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Erick Aybar. That brings Logan Morrison to the plate and he flies out to Mike Trout to end the 8th inning.

Fernando Rodney will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Albert Pujols will start the 9th inning with a walk. Matt Joyce is the next man to the plate and he fhits a ground ball to Logan Morrison who throws out Pujols. That brings David Freese to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Logan Morrison and he starts a double play to end the game. 4-1 Mariners win.

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