Tim Beckham hit the primary pitch of the sport out for his first profession leadoff homer, Manny Machado hit the sixth grand slam of his profession an inning later, and the Baltimore Orioles routed the Seattle Mariners eleven-three on Monday night time.
Baltimore pounded Seattle’s pitching, scoring double-digit runs for the second time in three video games and the sixth time because the All-Star break. Beckham received the Orioles began together with his sixteenth homer, nevertheless it was Machado’s slam that broke the sport open as a part of Baltimore’s six-run second inning. Machado drove a 1-2 pitch into the primary row of the second deck in left subject for his second grand slam this season.
Trey Mancini hit his twenty first homer and Seth Smith added his twelfth to show it right into a blowout.
That was loads of runs for Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman (9-eight), who stumbled early earlier than settling right into a groove. Gausman retired 12 of thirteen at one level, the stretch damaged up by Mike Zunino’s homer main off the fifth inning.
Gausman allowed one earned run in seven innings, scattering six hits and putting out six. It was the fifth time in his final six begins Gausman allowed one earned run or much less and simply the second time in 14 profession street begins towards AL West groups he acquired the victory.
In the meantime, Seattle’s sudden fade from the wild-card race continued. The Mariners misplaced their fifth straight — all at residence — coming off a 9-recreation street journey the place they went 6-three and have been holding the second wild-card spot within the AL.
Beginning pitching continued to be the first challenge for Seattle. Yovani Gallardo (5-eight) was tagged for eight runs and did not report an out within the fifth inning. He pitched that deep as Seattle tried to save lots of its overworked bullpen. Casey Lawrence gave up a two-run homer to Smith within the fifth inning and a solo shot to Mancini within the seventh.
Nelson Cruz hit his twenty ninth homer within the ninth inning for Seattle.
Since being acquired from Tampa Bay, Beckham has been surging on the plate. Beckham is hitting .500 with 4 residence runs and 10 RBIs up to now 14 video games. He has no less than one hit in thirteen of the 14.
The fixed roster churn of Seattle’s bullpen continued with the addition onerous-throwing proper-hander Thyago Vieira on Monday. Vieira, 24, made his main league debut pitching an ideal ninth inning and hitting triple-digits on the stadium radar gun. The Brazilian was a part of the World Group for the All-Star Futures Recreation this yr.
Seattle optioned RHP Christian Bergman to clear a roster spot.
Orioles: LHP Wade Miley (6-9) makes his twenty fifth begin and shall be going for this third straight win. Miley allowed no earned runs in seven innings in his final begin.
Mariners: Andrew Albers can be added to the 25-man roster and begin within the majors for the primary time since September 2016 as Tuesday’s starter. A minimum of briefly, Albers takes the spot within the rotation held by James Paxton, who’s on the disabled record with a strained pectoral.