O’s stifle the “O”

Mariners 3 | Orioles 5

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ON the MOUND

the “bullpen” game went well until it the actual normal part of the game for the pen . . .

all FIVE runs given up in the 8th (Misiewicz and Mills each gave up TWO runs)

AT the PLATE

Only THREE total hits . . .

all THREE runs via homers: Hanigar w/2-run shot; Murphy w/a solo shot

IN the FIELD

no DPs; no errors

tweets of the game . . .

walkin’, stealin’, extra-basin’ for the WIN!

Mariners 7 | Angles 4

boxscore

ON the MOUND

apparently, the Halos are rather difficult to strike out but, also don’t walk much . . .

  • Flexen too many pitches for the chance at the W: 4IP-4H3R-3ER-1BB-0SO
  • once again, awesome pen: Steckerider+Sadler+Misiewicz+Montero = 5IP-2H-1R-1ER-0BB-3SO

AT the PLATE

and, despite the M’s ELEVEN K’s – they prevailed!

  • Haniger, Moore and Murphy all w/homers (all solo shots)
  • back-to-back RBI doubles in the 8th Crawford (after Haggerty reached on an error and then stole 2B

IN the FIELD and ON THE BASES

  • Moore and Haggerty with SBs
  • No DPs

tweets of the game . . .

g16 | well, at least the homer streak is still alive – SIXTEEN!

Ms 6 | Astros 10

on the MOUND

‘t was the ‘battle of the Wades’ – Miley vs LeBlanc . . . 

  • good news: our Wade outlasted their Wade, despite giving up a lotta extra-base hits, he only gave up TWO runs, struck out FIVE and went .2 innings longer than their Wade
  • bad news: our Wade only made it through 4.2 innings before leaving w/a lat injury
  • in other bad news: the TWO “A” bullpens guys – Armstrong and Alaniz (major league debut) EACH gave up a grand slam . . . yes TWO grand slams in the same game 😦
  • positive note: maybe Gearrin has settled down a bit – second straight game w/o a walk after starting the season rather wildly

at the PLATE

  • good news: THE STREAK is ALIVE! Thanks to Tom Murphy’s homer in the 9th (which would have tied the game had the Astros not gotten that pesky, second grand slam 😉 )
  • other good news: another game w/at least SIX runs (FOURTEEN of their first SIXTEEN games!)
  • still more good news: the hitters continue to have good, patient at-bats – made the other Wade throw 41 pitches in the 1st
  • obvious bad news: it wasn’t enough (the ELEVEN K’s didn’t help much

in the FIELD

  • no double plays but, hey, no errors 🙂