The Seattle Mariners had 12 hits to pull out a 8-3 series opening win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Tuesday night. Daniel Vogelbach clubbed a 2-run homer and starter Marco Gonzales (9-6) pitched five innings to earn his fourth straight win to lead the Mariners.
Four Seattle relievers shut the Brewers down over the final four innings.
The Brewers jumped out early with a run in the first, but the Mariners rebounded with a four-run third inning off of Brewers starter Zach Davies. Davies fell to 7-2 after allowing 6-runs on 6-hits in four innings of work.
Dee Gordon’s run-scoring double in the fifth extended the Mariners lead to 7-1.
Yasmani Grandal hit a solo homer and Jesus Aguilar had a run-scoring single for the Brewers in the fifth. [Read more…]