Pitch by committee collapses in Mariners 5-3 loss to Orioles

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Baltimore tops Seattle 5-3

Baltimore provided a filibuster to Seattle’s pitch-by-committee effort last night, scoring 5-runs in the 8th inning to beat the Mariners 5-3. Due to several injuries with Seattle’s starters, the Mariners had to use its bullpen to share the load Monday. Five pitchers held the Orioles in check through seven innings, allowing just 4-hits and striking out 7. Then came the forgetting 8th…

Most of the damage was done off of reliever Anthony Misiewicz, who saw his record fall to 2-and-1 with the loss.
Seattle only managed three hits in the game, but two of them were home runs by Tom Murphy and Mitch Haniger…

Manager Scott Servais was pleased overall with the performance of his pitching staff but would certainly like to see more offense…

Seattle and Baltimore play again tonight at 7:10 with Justin Dunn facing Jorge López.

American League West Scoreboard

Checking the American League West scoreboard from Monday, Texas’ comeback bid falls short in the 9th after a 2-run homer by Joey Gallo, the Rangers fall to the Twins 6-5.

Manuel Margot hit a two-run homer and drove in 3 to lead Tampa Bay past the Angels 7-3. Shohei Ohtani was 2-for-4 for Los Angeles, hitting a double and his 9th homer of the season.

Stephen Piscotti and Ramón Laureano each hit 2-run home runs in Oakland’s 5-4 win over Toronto.

Seattle is now tied with idle Houston in second place in the A-L West, 2-games behind Oakland. The Angels are 3-and-a-half games back while Texas sits in last place, 5-games out.

Eastmont hosts Ephrata today on NCWLIFE Channel

We have a great baseball game on tap today here on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Eastmont baseball hosts Ephrata today on NCWLIFE

The 7-and-2 Eastmont Wildcats host the 7-and-2 Ephrata Tigers at Dan White Field. The two teams met in Ephrata a week ago and Lucas Banning threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout in a 4-nothing Eastmont win.

Joel Norman will have your play-by-play live on Facebook at 4:30 today. It will air on TV tonight at 7 o’clock.

Prep Baseball Schedule

Also on tap today, Wenatchee hosts Cashmere; Moses Lake travels to Brewster; Cascade hosts Wahluke; Chelan visits Omak; Quincy hosts Lake Roosevelt; Liberty Bell is on the road at Pateros; and Okanogan takes on Tonasket, all at 4:30.

Prep Softball Schedule

On the softball diamonds today…

Prep Softball Schedule

The 4 o’clock games have Eastmont at Moses Lake; Cascade is in Royal; Quincy travels to Wahluke; Waterville-Mansfield hosts Brewster; and Oroville visits Almira-Coulee/Hartline. At 4:30, it’s Cashmere at Chelan; Omak hosts Liberty Bell and Pateros plays at Tonasket.

Upper valley hosts lower valley in boys soccer

In boys soccer today…

Prep Boys Soccer Schedule

The early games have Omak at Quincy; Brewster hosts Liberty Bell; Tonasket travels to Okanogan; and Bridgeport hosts Oroville. The 7pm games have Eastmont at Cascade; Cashmere hosting Wenatchee; Wahluke is in Moses Lake; and Manson takes on Ephrata.

WVC hoops host Spokane

WVC Schedule

Wenatchee Valley College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are home today with the women taking on Spokane at 5:30. The men host the Sasquatch at 7:30.