Mariners snap losing skid at 5 games with 3-1 victory over Baltimore | The Seattle Times "Andrew Albers, the Mariners’ 16th starting pitcher of the season, picked up his first win, allowing one run in five innings. Four relievers worked the final four innings to snap the streak." Tillman an option to start Aug. 22 (O's down 3-1) - School of Roch “He could have pitched last night and would have,” Buck Showalter said. “That was real encouraging. So he’s available tonight and tomorrow, and we want to look at some things as his work days go on and see if there might be a spot where we want to start him, if we want to give some guys some extra time." Some guys = Dylan Bundy, just to be clear. Orioles
Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job. Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit's series at Texas. When Kinsler took his position for the bottom of the first inning, there appeared to be a few words shared between the two before Hernandez walked up to Kinsler and shook his hand, and then briefly put his hand on the second baseman's shoulder. Kinsler's harsh and extended criticism of the umpire before Tuesday's game came a day after he was ejected from the series opener Monday for questioning balls and strikes while Hernandez worked behind the plate.
Wednesday afforded the baseball enthusiast a full schedule of MLB action, including plenty of day games. So let's jump right in ... Final scores Los Angeles Angels 3, Washington Nationals 2 (box score) Miami Marlins 8, San Francisco Giants 1 (box score) Milwaukee Brewers 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 6 (box score) Kansas City Royals 7, Oakland Athletics 6 (box score) Seattle Mariners 7, Baltimore Orioles 6 (box score) San Diego Padres 3, Philadelphia Phillies 0 (box score) Toronto Blue Jays 3, Tampa Bay Rays 2 (box score) New York Yankees 5, New York Mets 3 (box score) Boston Red Sox 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (box score) Texas Rangers 12, Detroit Tigers 6 (box score) Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati