The Mariners slip up with a 7-3 win over the Braves

2023. május 20.;  Atlanta, Georgia, USA;  A Seattle Mariners középpályása, Julio Rodriguez (44) ütközik a bal oldali játékossal, Taylor Trammell-lel (5), miután elkapta az Atlanta Braves elleni második játékrészt a Truist Parkban.

May 20, 2023; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Seattle Mariners center fielder Julio Rodriguez (44) collides with left fielder Taylor Trammell (5) after his catch in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park.
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Logan Gilbert pitched six strong innings, retiring 15 straight at one point, and the visitors Seattle Mariners Snapped a three-game losing streak 7-3 Atlanta Braves on Saturday

It was Gilbert’s first win (2-2) since April 12 and allowed the Sailors even for the three-game series

The right-hander allowed two runs on four hits, one walk and nine strikeouts as Gilbert improved his career road record to 15-3.

Seattle’s bullpen got the job done. Matt Brash struck out the side in a scoreless seventh, Justin Topa gave up a run in the eighth and Paul Sewald pitched a scoreless ninth.

The Seattle offense was led by Eugenio Suarez, who was 2-4 with a two-run homer and three RBIs. JP Crawford had two hits with an RBI and Jarred Kelenic had two hits. The hits gave Crawford 500 for his career.

In Atlanta’s opener, Jesse Chavez threw 2 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed one hit, one walk and three strikeouts. But reliever Michael Tonkin (3-2) allowed five runs (two earned) on six hits, two walks and two strikeouts in two innings.

THE They are brave scored two runs in the first inning when Ronald Acuna Jr. singled and Matt Olson followed with a two-run homer, his 13th. But the They are brave he didn’t get another hit until two outs in the sixth

THE Sailors took advantage of two errors to score three runs in the fourth

After two singles, Seattle loaded the bases when shortstop Orlando Arcia failed to ground out. Taylor Trammell drove in a run with a single and Jose Caballero followed with a sacrifice fly. Seattle took the lead when Crawford singled to right, where Acuna dropped the ball to score Teoscar Hernandez.

Seattle extended its lead to 5-2 by scoring twice in the fifth inning on Suarez’s sacrifice fly and Hernandez’s RBI single.

Suarez hit a 432-yard, two-run shot off Kirby Yates in the seventh.

Atlanta scored in the eighth on Austin Riley’s sacrifice fly.

— Field Level Media


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