The Orioles never see much of any non-division team even in a typical year, with one home and away series against teams like the Mariners. The strange circumstances of the 2020 shortened season meant we did not get a look at them last season. A lot can change when you don’t see a team for 18 months.
Seattle Mariners (5-4) vs. Baltimore Orioles (4-5) Baltimore; Monday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Justus Sheffield (0-1, 7.20 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, 5 strikeouts) Orioles: TBD LINE: Orioles favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles enter the game as losers of their last three games. The Orioles went 13-20 at home in 2020.
Down 6-0 after five innings and 6-5 entering the ninth, the Mariners got a three-run home run from Kyle Seager for an 8-6 victory and a 2-1 series win over the Twins. The six-run deficit the Mariners erased was the largest for the club in a win since June 2016. The homer was Seager's second of the game.