Kikuchi’s no good, very bad day continues…

Mariners 2 | ‘stros 11

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ON the MOUND

  • Kikuchi: 1.2IP-3H-6R-4ER-4BB-0SO – obviously not a good day and not helped at all by his defense . . .
  • much of the bullpen didn’t do much better
  • Andriese posted TWO scoreless frames w/TWO strikeouts

AT the PLATE

unfortunately, not much to see here . . .

  • a TWO-run double by Toro the only scoring for the M’s
  • each team recorded EIGHT walks (but Mitch was the only M’s BB to score)

IN the FIELD

  • Toro’s error was a costly one
  • Kikuchi had a pick-off

tweets of the game . . .

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)

no hitting + no pitching = L

Mariners 1 | Yankees 12

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ON the MOUND

  • unfortunately, “‘t wasn’t his night” is becoming an all to common refrain for Shef ๐Ÿ˜ฆ 1.2IP-5H-6R-6ER-3BB-2SO
  • Santiago put in 3.1 innings posting: 7H-3R-3ER-2BB-2SO
  • Vest: 2.0IP-1H-0R-0ER-0BB-3SO
  • Montero: 2.0IP-5H-3R-3ER-0BB-1SO

AT the PLATE

nothing to see here . . .

only FIVE hits, all singles and only ONE of the RBI variety

IN the FIELD

  • No errors
  • No DPs

tweets of the game . . .

a split w/the rocks

Mariners 2 | Rockies 5

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ON the MOUND

  • another rough go for Shef: 4.1IP-4H-3R-3ER-3BB-5SO
  • Vest went 1.2 scoreless
  • Misiewicz and Santiago each w/a scoreless frame
  • Nittoli gave up a run in his major league debut

AT the PLATE

  • only FOUR total hits
  • Trammell w/a solo shot
  • Seager w/a bunt single, the other RBI

IN the FIELD

  • ZERO errors
  • ZERO DP’s

tweets of the game . . .

missed a sweep . . .

Mariners 2 | Twins 7

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ON the MOUND

  • not Sheff’s night: 5IP-10H-7R-7ER-2BB-4SO
  • the BP was it’s typical stellar self (though it proved to be too little, too late): 4IP-1H-0R-0ER-1BB-2SO

AT the PLATE

  • only FIVE total hits
  • only ONE for extra bases (France double)
  • the RBIs resulted from Long’s single in the 5th and France’s sac-fly in the 7th

IN the FIELD

TWO DPs (Crawford-Long-France; France-Crawford-Vest)

tweets of the game . . .

costly errors and bullpen woes . . .

Mariners 3 | Tigers 8

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ON the MOUND

  • Sheffield: 4IP-6H-5R-3ER-1BB-3SO
  • Misiewicz and Rios added THREE to the Tigers tally

AT the PLATE

only SIX total hits but, TWO more Haniger homers!!

IN the FIELD

  • THREE errors (Seager 2, Walton)
  • ONE DP (Seager-Walton-Bauers)

tweets of the game . . .

on the road again and back to .500

Mariners 6 | Angels 2

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ON the MOUND

  • Sheffield: 5.2IP-6H-2R-2ER-3BB-7SO
  • FOUR relievers combine for NO hits, NO walks and THREE K’s (Chargois-Sewald-Middleton-Montero)

AT the PLATE

  • top of the line up combined for SEVEN hits and THREE RBI
  • bottom of the line up combined for THREE hits and THREE RBI
  • doubles: France, Crawford, Seager
  • homers: Fraley (his FIRST!) and Seager

IN the FIELD and ON THE BASES

  • No errors
  • No DPs
  • TWO stolen bases (Seager! and Fraley)

tweets of the game . . .

a little home pitchin’ and D

Mariners 3 | Rangers 2

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ON the MOUND

  • Sheffield: 5.0IP-6H-2R-2ER-2BB-1SO
  • Misiewicz = ONE inning of work, THREE strikeouts!
  • Chargois+Middleton+Swanson up w/ another THREE scoreless frames (Swanson’s first S of the season – and a 4-outer, no less!)

AT the PLATE

  • France w/ a nifty RBI single in the 2nd
  • Kyle L w/a TWO run homer in the 3rd
  • and, cuz of the awesome pitching, that’s all they needed

IN the FIELD

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

tweets of the game . . .

the L’s are mounting . . .

Mariners 4 | Padres 6

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ON the MOUND

despite the novelty of his first career hit, not Shef’s best effort on the mound – the 5th inning got away ๐Ÿ˜ฆ 5IP-7H-R6-5ER-5BB-3SO

Swanson and Sewald did their part: 3IP-1H-0R-0ER-4BB-4SO

AT the PLATE

despite double digit hits (for a change) . . .

only THREE for extra bases (Haniger homer and Seager w/TWO doubles)

IN the FIELD

no help from the battery D: THREE errors- TWO for Murphy and ONE for Shef

tweets of the game . . .

back to .500

Mariners 7 | Indians 3

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ON the MOUND

Sheff with a nice QS and the W: 6.0IP-5H-2R-2ER-2BB-2SO

hey, BP was finally able to strike out some Cleveland batters!

  • Steckenrider+Vest+Misiewicz combined for: 3.0IP-1H-1R-1ER-1BB-5SO

AT the PLATE

no double-digit hit game tonight but, I think we’ll take FIVE extra-base hits out of SEVEN total ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Homers: Haniger and Moore (THREE-run variety!)
  • Doubles: Seager and Crawford
  • Triples: Walton (TWO RBI)

IN the FIELD

DP –> Marmolejos-Crawford-Sheffield

tweets of the game . . .