Hernández, Kelenic homer as Mariners beat Playing cards 5-4 – thqaftqlm

Hernández, Kelenic homer as Mariners beat Playing cards 5-4


UPDATED: APRIL 22, 2023 AT 9:42 PM

SEATTLE (AP) — Teoscar Hernández homered for the second consecutive night time, and Eugenio Suárez broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single to steer the Seattle Mariners over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Saturday.

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Jarred Kelenic additionally had a homer and a double for the Mariners. Kelenic and Hernández are tied for the staff lead with 5 house runs.

Tommy Edman hit a solo homer for the Cardinals within the ninth, his third of the season.

With the sport tied 3-all, Kolton Wong led off the underside of the seventh with a stroll and J.P. Crawford singled. With two outs, Suárez drove them each in with a tough single to left discipline.

Seattle starter Luis Castillo had by far his worst outing of the season, giving up three runs on seven hits in 5 innings — his shortest stint of the yr. In his earlier 4 begins this season, the right-hander had allowed simply two runs and 11 hits in 24 2/3 innings.

Matt Brash (2-2) pitched a scoreless seventh, and Paul Sewald earned his sixth save.

The Cardinals’ first two batters singled off Castillo to open the sport, and Nolan Arenado drove within the first run with a one-out single. St. Louis was in place for extra, however left the bases loaded.

Run-scoring doubles by Willson Contreras and Nolan Gorman within the third gave the Cardinals a 3-1 lead.

St. Louis starter Miles Mikolas entered with an 8.10 ERA and customarily stored the Mariners quiet. The one Seattle run within the first 5 innings got here on Kelenic’s homer within the second. Within the sixth, Hernández chased Mikolas with a two-run homer that tied it at 3.


Cardinals: INF/OF Brendan Donovan, who returned to the beginning lineup Friday after lacking two video games with a left shin abrasion, was out of the lineup once more. St. Louis supervisor Oliver Marmol stated Donovan would return Sunday.

Mariners: INF/OF Sam Haggerty was reinstated from the seven-day injured listing after clearing concussion protocol. C/OF Cooper Hummel was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma.


Cardinals RHP Jack Flaherty (1-2, 2.95 ERA) makes his second profession begin in opposition to the Mariners on Sunday, and first since 2019. Flaherty has allowed six hits or fewer in his final 29 begins. Mariners RHP Chris Flexen (0-3, 7.79) has misplaced all three of his begins this season. Flexen gave up 4 runs and 6 hits over six innings in his final begin in opposition to Milwaukee.

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