Vogel-Bomb, Smith’s Steal of Home Highlights Mariner 6-2 Win vs. Texas
The Mariners snapped their six-game losing skid with a great all-around game. Solid pitching, good defense, well-placed hitting and speed all contributed to the Mariners 6-2 win.
Daniel Vogelbach and Mallex Smith battled for highlight of the day on Memorial Day. In the 7th inning, Vogey destroyed a ball to the upper deck in right field.
Don’t believe me? Check it for yourself.
Absolute detonation—courtesy of @DanielVogelbach. 💥#TrueToTheBlue pic.twitter.com/ncaUY3E9Tj
— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) May 28, 2019
The Vogel-bomb pushed Seattle lead to three, giving the M’s a solid cushion for the final two innings.
Then, Smith, not wanting to be outdone, decided to steal 2nd, 3rd AND Home Plate in the 8th inning. He became the 8th Mariner ever to have 4 stolen bases in a game.
Winning Pitcher, (1-1) Tommy Milone: 5.2 IP, 2 ER, 7 K, 1 BB
Losing Pitcher, (6-4) Lance Lynn: 6.0 IP, 3 ER, 10 K, 3 BB
The M’s continue their 11-game home stand Tuesday with game two of the three-game series against Texas. Pregame coverage starts at 6 p.m. on 102.9/750 The Game.
Here are the highlights from the game:
Bottom 3rd … Kyle Seager RBI Single, 1-0 M’s
Bottom 3rd … Domingo Santana RBI Single, 2-0 M’s
Top 4th … Logan Forsythe RBI Double, 2-1 M’s
Bottom 4th … Mallex Smith RBI Single, 3-1 M’s
Top 5th … Ronald Guzmán HR, 3-2 M’s
Bottom 7th … Daniel Vogelbach 2-Run HR, 5-2 M’s
Bottom 8th … Mallex Smith steals home, 6-2 M’s
Final Call … Mariners 6-2 win.
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