Ichiro hits home run in potential final at-bat in Seattle

Ichiro hits home run in potential final at-bat in Seattle

Koehler surrendered five runs in four innings of work until Jose Urena stepped in and took on the clean-up role, finishing the game while only giving up one run.

The Japanese star spent his first 11½ American seasons with Seattle, getting 2,533 hits before heading to the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins. The best contact Seattle made came in the fifth inning when Kyle Seager hit a one-hopper back up the middle that shortstop JT Riddle gloved and threw to first. The conclusion of the three-game series offers a bobblehead that hits home with fans of both teams. Garrett (2-0, 1.42), a former St. John's basketball player, has beaten NL Central rivals St. Louis and Pittsburgh on the road in his first two outings, and this will be his first start in Cincinnati. Prado was 1 for 3 before coming out in the seventh inning. Chen was pulled after seven, and Ziegler got three groundouts to complete the eighth. But allowing 11 earned runs over 16 innings isn't a good trend.

Suffice it to say, Mariners fans got the best of both worlds: Seattle won, 10-5, but they left Safeco Field with one more moment to treasure from the 10-time Mariners All-Star who burst on the Major League Baseball scene in 2001, winning AL Rookie of the Year and MVP honors.

Mariners: James Paxton (2-0) starts Thursday at Oakland.

Now 31, his walk rate each of the last four seasons has risen while his velocity sits in the 90-92 range. Seattle OF Mitch Haniger's second inning single extended his hitting streak to 13 games.

Hernandez (2-1) was far from his best, allowing five hits in the first inning, four before recording an out.

Ichiro Suzuki hit a home run in what may have been his final at-bat in Seattle on Wednesday night in the Marlins' 10-5 loss to the Mariners. The Tigers shortstop stumbled while trying to turn what would have been a game-ending double play.

RAYS 5, TIGERS 1: Matt Andriese outpitched Michael Fulmer, Tim Beckham hit a two-run homer and Tampa Bay beat Detroit. Seattle is also shooting ofr their second series win of the year after sweep the Rangers at home last weekend.



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