M’s Bullpen Wastes Leake’s Stellar Start as Cardinals Score 5 in 9th
Mike Leake pitched 7.2 innings without giving up a run.
Austin Adams and Roenis Elías combined for 1.1 innings and gave up 5 runs–all in the ninth inning.
Adams and Elías had been spectacular until Wednesday night. The last time Adams gave up an earned run was June 6.
Elías had only given up one earned run in his last nine appearances.
Well, that and the win for Mike Leake all went out the window as Tommy Edman’s pinch-hit 3-run home run went over the left field fence.
Winning Pitcher, (2-3) John Brebbia: 2.1 IP, 0 ER, 6 K, 0 BB
Losing Pitcher, (1-1) Austin Adams: 0.2 IP, 3 ER, 1 K, 1 BB
The Mariners wrap up the series with St. Louis on Thursday (July 4th!). Pregame coverage starts at 12 p.m. on 102.9/750 The Game.
Here are the highlights from the game:
Bottom 5th … Dylan Moore Home Run, 1-0 Mariners
Bottom 6th … Domingo Santana Scores on Passed Ball, 2-0 Mariners
Top 9th … Dexter Fowler RBI Single, 2-1 Mariners
Top 9th … Yadier Molina Sacrifice Fly, 2-2 Mariners
Top 9th … Tommy Edman 3-Run Home Run, 5-2 Cardinals
Final Call, Cardinals win 5-2.
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