keeping pace in the WC . . .

Mariners 4 | Athletics 2

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ON the MOUND

  • great outing from Anderson: 7IP-4H-1R-1ER-1BB-7SO
  • Castillo gave up a run but, Sewald with a 1+ inning S

AT the PLATE

  • TEN total hits
  • multiple hit games from Crawford, Haniger, Seager (all w/doubles)
  • RBIs from France (1) and Seager (3)

IN the FIELD

DP (Seager-Toro-France)

tweets of the game . . .

series victory on the road!

Mariners 6 | Royals 2

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ON the MOUND

  • Flex a short outing but, just enough for his 12th W
  • Smith, Steckenrider, Sewald, Castillo combined for only THREE hits and ONE run over 2.2 innings

AT the PLATE

  • NINE total hits
  • including TWO HOMERS (and FOUR RBI) for Kelenic!

IN the FIELD

TWO DPs (Seager-Toro-France; France)

sweet victory on the road . . .

and still giddy about the awesome, exciting news at home!

Mariners 6 | Royals 2

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ON the MOUND

  • Flexen a l m o s t a QS but, the W is what matters: 5.2IP-6H-1R-1ER-2BB-3SO
  • more what we are used to from the pen: ONE run in THREE innings (Smith, Steckenrider, Sewald, Castillo)

AT the PLATE

  • the star of the game = Jarred with TWO 2-run homers
  • JP and Luis each added a tally via a force out and a single respectively
  • FOUR walks (one of which scored)
  • and a HBP (who else? Ty) that also scored

IN the FIELD

  • JP was CS
  • TWO DPs (Seager-Toro-France; France)

tweets of the game . . .

well then, some lofty praise, right there!

of young starters and come-back players . . .

Mariners now 31-18 in ONE-run games

Mariners | Red Sox

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ON the MOUND

  • Logan’s great night: 6IP-5H-2R-2ER-1BB-9SO (career high K’s – too bad he couldn’t get the W)
  • Castillo with a scoreless 7th (and the eventual W)
  • Sewald punched out the first two batters he faced and then gave up back-to-back solo shots
  • Steckenrider retires the side in order in the 9th for the S

AT the PLATE

top o’ the order to ya! JP + Mitch = SEVEN hits, THREE rbi, THREE runs scored

  • Mitch 4/4 with a THREE-run shot in the 7th to break a 2-2 tie
  • JP 3/4 with a double and TWO runs scored

IN the FIELD

NO errors (RS had TWO)

NO DPs (ONE turned against them)

tweets of the game . . .

and it’s baker’s dozen over .500

Great way to start the home stand (and – bonus – a little help from the rivals in front)

Mariners 5 | Diamondbacks 4

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ON the MOUND

Marco threw way too many pitches (101) but, posted ZERO earned runs (though one of the unearned runs was due to his error) – line: 6IP-4H-3R-0ER-1BB-3SO

Misiewicz+Sadler+Castillo+Steckenrider combined for THREE innings, ONE run

AT the PLATE

Homer! (JP) Homer! (Tom) Homer! (Tom, again!)

and Ty breaks the 3-3 tie in the 5th with an RBI single, scoring Dylan (who had stolen 2B)

IN the FIELD

  • TWO errors (France, Gonzales)
  • TWO SB (Moore)

tweets of the game . . .

๐Ÿ™‚

got one in hou!

Mariners 8 | ‘stros 5

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ON the MOUND

not Anderson’s best effort but, he still gave them a chance: 4.2IP-7H-4R-4ER-3BB-4SO

especially when the bp tosses 4.1 innings of ONE-run ball (Sadler, Smith, Misiewicz, Castillo, Sewald)

AT the PLATE

‘t was a barrage of TWOs sprinkled throughout the lineup . . .

  • Toro: TWO-run double in the 1st
  • Kelenic: TWO-run double in the 7th
  • Marmolejos: TWO-run single in the 9th
  • Crawford: TWO-run homer in the 9th

IN the FIELD

  • zero errors
  • DP (Toro-Crawford-France)

tweets of the game . . .

sweep sealed in the 11th!!!

Mariners 10 | Diamondbacks 4

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ON the MOUND

  • Flexen: 6IP-4H-3R-3ER-2BB-4SO
  • Swanson+Sewald+Steckenrider+Ramirez = combined for FOUR scoreless innings
  • Andriese gave up a run in the 11th
  • Ramirez got the “W” – and, SO deserved it – with a runner at 3rd and NO outs in the 10th, he got out of it!

AT the PLATE

  • going into the 10th – tied at THREE – the M’s had posted only FOUR hits
  • couple of caught stealing in the 10th prevented any runs in that frame
  • but, SIX hits and SEVEN runs in the 11th sealed the SWEEP!
  • no homers needed: Seager, Toro, Murphy and Bauers all had TWO RBI each

IN the FIELD

  • error (Crawford)
  • PB (Murphy)
  • TWO DPs (Crawford; Seager-France)

tweets of the game . . .

the “Seager Show”!

Mariners 8 | ‘stros 5

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ON the MOUND

not Marco’s best effort: 5IP-8H-5R-5ER-1BB-2SO

luckily, the pen kept it right there and gave them a chance

AT the PLATE

basically, the “Seager Show”- TWO (count ’em TWO) THREE-run homers (one in the 1st, one in the 6th)

and JP posted a TWO run single in the 4th

IN the FIELD

Kelenic w/an OFA

DP (Seager-Toro-France)

Good start, better finish, in the desert

Mariners 6 | Diamondbacks 5 (in 10)

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ON the MOUND

  • Anderson with a QS: 6IP-4H-3R-3ER-1BB-5SO
  • Doolittle gave up TWO runs but the rest of the pen (Sewald, Steckenrider, Sheffield, Ramirez) held them

AT the PLATE

  • Murphy with a bases-loaded walk
  • Kelenic and Haniger both with TWO run shots
  • Kelenic with the clutch RBI single in the 10th

IN the FIELD and ON THE BASES

  • ONE DP (Crawford-France)
  • ONE SB (Bauers)

TWO shutouts in-a-row

Mariners 1 | ‘stros 0

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ON the MOUND

Gilbert posts the first FIVE scoreless innings

then the “S’s” followup with the next THREE (Sheffield, Sadler, Steckenrider, Sewald)

AT the PLATE

and, guess who got the only run?

Toro again! Not as dramatic as last night but, turns out a sac-fly in the 6th was all that was needed ๐Ÿ™‚

IN the FIELD

TWO DPs (Toro-Seager-France; Crawford-Toro-France)