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June 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Game thread: Mariners at Padres — June 19, 2014

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THIS DAY IN MARINERS HISTORY (June 19):

  • 1992 – Dave Fleming fires a 4-hit shutout at Minnesota and wins 1-0 to become the American League’s first ten-game winner.  Greg Briley led off the game with a home run for the contests only run.
  • 1996 – Ken Griffey Jr. breaks the hamate bone in his right hand swinging at a pitch from Erik Hanson vs. Toronto. Jr. misses only 20 games.
  • 2008 – Manager John McLaren relieved of duties…Jim Riggleman named manager for remainder of 2008 season.
  • 2009 – Franklin Gutierrez Had his first career multi-homer game at SD.
  • 2012 – Ichiro went 4-for-5, and his first-inning single was his 2,500th career Major League hit. He accomplished hit #2,500 in his 1,817th game, becoming the 4th-fastest to reach the milestone. Only Al Simmons (1,784 G), Ty Cobb (1,790 G) and George Sisler (1,808 G), all Hall of Famers, have reached 2,500 hits faster than Ichiro. The Mariners beat the Diamondbacks 12-9 in 10 innings. Kyle Seager went 2-for-6 with 4 RBI, including his 9th home run, and Brendan Ryan hit a 3-run home run.

First inning

Mariners get runners on first and second with no outs as Endy Chavez and James Jones reach on back to back singles. But Robinson Cano struck out and Kyle Seager grounded out into a 4-6-3 double play to end the inning.

Erasmo Ramirez allows a lead-off single to Will Venable. But after a sac bunt from Everth Cabrera, he got Seth Smith to pop out and Chase Headley to ground out.

Mariners 0, Padres 0

Second inning

Logan Morrison led off with a single, but Hahn retired the next three hitters.

Erasmo walks back to back hitters to start the inning, but he managed to work out of the self-made jam.

Mariners 0, Padres 0

Third inning

Mariners retired 1-2-3

Erasmo works a 1-2-3 inning … those things just don’t happen too often.

Mariners 0, Padres 0

Fourth inning

M’s get a couple of runners on and don’t score … yes, I’ve typed this before.

That’s a second straight 1-2-3 inning for Erasmo.

Fifth inning

BREAKING: the Mariners have scored! Brad Miller drew a lead-off walk and later came around to score on Robinson Cano’s single to center. The Padres helped out by dropping a sure out. But hey that’s what happens in natural rivalries.

Ramirez gave up a lead-off infield single to Maybin – snapping a streak of nine straight batters retired. But he comes back to get three outs with no runs being scored.

Mariners 1, Padres 0

Sixth inning

Mariners go 1-2-3

Ramirez gets another 1-2-3 inning.

Mariners 1, Padres 0

Seventh inning

The bullpen burps it up. Leone gave up three straight hits including, back to back triples..

Padres 4, Mariners 1.

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