MLB Game Summary - San Diego at Seattle|
(Tuesday, June 12th)
Final Score: San Diego 5, Seattle 4
Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - The Padres used a four-run sixth inning to
get past the Mariners, 5-4, on Tuesday in the opener of a three-game
Everth Cabrera capped the sixth with an RBI triple, giving San Diego a 5-1
lead, but Seattle scored three times in the ninth, getting a solo homer from
Michael Saunders and an RBI single from Munenori Kawasaki.
Huston Street allowed Kawasaki to cross the plate on a wild pitch, making it
5-4, before retiring Jesus Montero end the game.
Clayton Richard (3-7) earned his first road win of the season, scattering
eight hits and giving up one run over seven frames. He walked one and struck
Cameron Maybin and Nick Hundley hit consecutive RBI singles in the sixth.
Maybin then scored on a wild pitch by Felix Hernandez (4-5) and Cabrera's
triple plated Hundley.
"That was big tonight to see that from those guys," said Padres manager Bud
Black. "Maybin, Hundley Cabrera all came through in our four-run inning which
Chase Headley had an RBI single in the third inning for the Padres, who had
dropped 15 of 19 coming in.
Hernandez missed his previous start due to lower back stiffness and has now
lost four of his last five decisions. He was charged with five runs on nine
hits over six innings.
"He had great life on his fastball, his secondary stuff was sharp," said
Mariners manager Eric Wedge. "I felt like he had really good stuff out there
tonight, looked strong, looked healthy, in that respect it was a good night
Kyle Seager hit a game-tying RBI groundout in the fourth.
Street recorded his sixth save...Richard was 0-4 in his six previous road
starts...The Mariners have homered in nine straight games, which is their
longest streak since an 11-game stretch in 2009.
06/13 02:49:58 ET