CHICAGO Cycle back a couple of days.
Had the Seattle Mariners jerseys not squandered a late three run lead Thursday in losing the series opener to the Chicago White Sox jerseys, then absorbing a 9 3 thumping Saturday would go down a little easier. Cellular Field.
Saturday was a dud. Plain and simple. They happen.
As manager Scott Servais noted: our night. rookie lefty cheap Ariel Miranda jersey (1 1) labored through 90 pitches over four innings while giving up three runs and five hits. He challenged fellow Cuban cheap Jose Abreu jersey with the score 1 1 in the first inning and lost.
fell behind in the count, Miranda said, had to throw the ball down the middle. He made me pay for it.
Chicago blew the game open with a four run fifth inning against cheap Vidal Nuno jersey, who retired the first two hitters before surrendering five straight hits including homers on successive pitches to cheap Avisail Garcia jersey and cheap Alex Avila jersey.
curveball, I left up to Garcia, Nuno said. next guy, a changeup. was way too much for the Mariners jerseys to overcome against All Star lefty cheap Jose Quintana jersey, who rarely gets this kind of run support; he received fewer than two runs from the White Sox jerseys in 11 of his previous 18 starts.
Quintana (11 9) gave up two runs and five hits over 7 2/3 innings while lowering his ERA to 2.77. cheap Dan Jennings jersey closed out the eighth inning, but cheap Jacob Turner jersey slopped up the ninth before cheap Nate Jones jersey closed out the victory.
Nuno took a beating over three innings after replacing Miranda.
In addition to the four run fifth, Nuno surrendered a two run homer in the seventh to cheap Tyler Saladino jersey. In all, Nuno allowed 10 hits and saw his ERA spike nearly a full run from 2.68 to 3.60.
was one of those weird days, said Nuno, who had not allowed a run in his 12 previous appearances. haven had one of those in a while. Tomorrow is a different day. Today, I didn get it done, but it over with. loss prevented the Mariners jerseys from closing to within one game of Baltimore in the race for the American League final wild card spot.
The Mariners jerseys actually jumped to an early lead after cheap Leonys Martin jersey opened the game with a double off the right field fence. He went to third on a passed ball and scored on cheap Robinson Cano jersey sacrifice fly to deep right.
Chicago answered with two runs.
cheap Tim Anderson jersey lined a one out triple to right field. It probably should have been a double, but Anderson took advantage of cheap Franklin Gutierrez jersey diminished range. Martin had to track down the ball from center.
cheap Melky Cabrera jersey delivered a sacrifice fly.
The White Sox jerseys took the lead on Abreu 436 foot homer to center on a 93 mph fastball from Miranda. It was reminiscent of another Cuban lefty, cheap Roenis Elias jersey, challenging Abreu.
It stayed 2 1 until Miranda encountered two out problems in the fourth.
After Garcia grounded a double past third, Miranda walked Avila and yielded an RBI single to Saladino. Another walk, to Easton, loaded the bases before Miranda retired Anderson on a fielder choice.
lost my rhythm there after two outs, Miranda said. couldn command my fastball to get ahead in the count. That was the reason for having a bad outing. four run fifth against Nuno turned the game into a rout.
cheap Todd Frazier jersey lined a two out single to left and came all the way around on a triple by Justin Morneau into the right field corner that again exposed Gutierrez lack of speed.
Garcia and Avila followed with homers, and it was 7 1.
The Mariners jerseys got one cheap baseball jerseys run back in the sixth on cheap Guillermo Heredia jersey RBI single, but the chance for a bigger inning slipped away when Cano was thrown out at second when trying to stretch a single.