Final Score: Seattle 4, Detroit 0
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Roenis Elias tossed his first shutout
as the Seattle Mariners blanked the Detroit Tigers, 4-0, in the rubber match
of a three-game set.
Elias (4-4) fanned eight and surrendered just three hits and a walk. Brad
Miller homered while James Jones, Michael Saunders, and Willie Bloomquist
each drove in a run for the Mariners, who have won three of their last five
"I feel like he has gotten better and better every start," said Mariners
catcher Mike Zunino on Elias. "For him to go out there and piece together
nine great innings and come with a big win against a big team, it was good
morale for the team as we head over to New York."
Max Scherzer (6-2), who entered the game with wins in his last six decisions,
was tagged with the loss after giving up all four runs on nine hits with seven
strikeouts across 6 2/3 frames.
Torii Hunter, Nick Castellanos and Bryan Holaday each supplied a hit as
Detroit's offense went cold, managing just four baserunners against the rookie
"Today, I just thought we were flat," said Tigers manager Brad Ausmus. "It was
just one of those days were we made quick easy outs and didn't put up much of
The Mariners opened the scoring in the first. Endy Chavez led off with a
double to left and raced home two batters later on Saunders' double to left.
Dustin Ackley opened the bottom of the fifth with a sharp single to center.
After Miller struck out, Ackley stole second and scored on Bloomquist's double
to right-center. Two batters later, Jones singled to right to plate
Bloomquist, making it a 3-0 game.
Miller crushed a 1-0 changeup into the right-field seats for his fourth homer
of the season, giving the Mariners a 4-0 cushion in the seventh.
Seattle won its first home series since April 25-27 vs. Texas ... Saunders
extended his hitting streak to six games ... Seattle second baseman Robinson
Cano missed his fourth straight game with a left hand contusion ... Miller's
homer was his first since April 11 against Oakland.
06/01 20:47:05 ET
Powered by The Sports Network.
Daytime at Nine
Home Town Experts
Terms and Conditions
Contact Fox San Antonio
EEO Public File Report
FCC Public File
Sinclair Digital Solutions
KABB Fox News 29 San Antonio provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, investigations, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for San Antonio and nearby towns and communities in South Central Texas, including Bandera, Boerne, Carrizo Springs, Castroville, Cibolo, Converse, Crystal City, Cuero, Del Rio, Devine, Eagle Pass, Floresville, Fredericksburg, Goliad, Helotes, Hondo, Kerrville, Live Oak, New Braunfels, Pearsall, Pleasanton, Poteet, Poth, Sabinal, San Marcos, Seguin, Schertz, Somerset, Universal City, Uvalde, Windcrest.