MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Marlins shut down Mariners

Alvin Kelly
April 21, 2017

Wednesday afternoon, future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki and his Miami Marlins teammates wrapped up a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field (SEA 10, MIA 5).

Chen allowed three baserunners, two in the seventh inning.

It was the second time in three days that the Marlins carried a no-hitter into the late innings. Chen got the win, moving him to 2-0 with a 3.94 ERA.

Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki grounds out to first base in the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Seattle. Andriese (1-0), who had lost seven of nine decisions dating to June 25, allowed one run and four hits over six-plus innings.

Chen allowed three baserunners, two in the seventh.

Gallardo gave up single runs in the first and second innings, although he limited the damage each time, before surrendering Bour's two-run homer in the third.

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The Mariners added two runs in the fourth. The Cardinals are also 6-1 in Wacha's last seven starts and have won 28 of his last 39 outings at Busch Stadium. The former Korean baseball star has a hit in a team-record 12 straight starts to begin the season, and he has an extra-base hit in eight consecutive games. Dylan Covey (0-0, 1.69) makes his second major league start with the White Sox after holding Minnesota to a run over 5 1/3 innings in his debut.

The Mariners' Mitch Haniger broke up the Marlins' combined no-hitter bid with one out in the bottom of the ninth with a double to right center off closing pitcher Kyle Barraclough. The Mariners, remember, blew a six-run lead in the ninth inning on April 9 at Anaheim. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm. Prado had two hits.

Mariners: Shortstop Jean Segura (hamstring) is likely to go on a brief rehab assignment before rejoining the Mariners in Oakland this weekend.

The Seattle victory came despite an impressive showing by Miami outfielders Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton, who each hit long home runs off of Mariners starter Felix Hernandez.

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