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Mariners face angels on twin bill after unsuccessful comeback

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The Seattle Mariners can only hope Saturday's doubleheader against the Angels will be better than their last two-in-a-day loss to Los Angeles.

The Angels swept his twin bills in Seattle on June 18, and the team began making games from the first week of his regular season postponed due to the spring lockout. rice field.

The Angels won four times in that five-game series, and in the opening game of the current four-game set Friday night he won 4-3 in ten innings.

Veteran His reliever Jesse Chavez was reacquired on his deadline from Atlanta to Los Angeles in the ninth inning, even though he allowed three runs. We have won. Taylor Ward's sacrifice fly provided the winning run, and Max Stassi hit a two-run homer for the Angels, who snapped a two-game skid.

"Everything was a good game," Angels interim manager Phil Nevin said. "We swung the bat well and didn't punch a lot, but we got the important stuff when we needed it." 332 hitter who had 33 home runs and 79 RBIs in the game without outfielder Mike Trout. The trout is out with a back issue.

Mariners manager Scott Servais was pleased with the team's recovery after an eight-inning blank.

"Nothing surprises me about what this team will do in the closing stages," he said Servais. “We were there in the end. , and Jesse Winker tied the bases from Chavez. Seattle native Jake Lamb, who made his debut for the Mariners, grounded a single in the middle.

With two outs, Adam Frazier hit a run scoring his double into right field, missing the last four games with a sore wrist. I hit a single in the center. Tie at 3-3.

The Mariners fell into the American playoff standings, making him his third and final wild card in the league. They had won his previous two games in a road trip against the New York Yankees.

"We want to focus on the ninth blockbuster," Servais said. "We've played really good baseball, so I keep saying every game means the same, whether you beat the Yankees in New York or you win or lose here.

"We're all the same. I know it feels big to some, but winning is winning and losing is losing. I'm not going to win every game for the rest of the season. We need to respond (on Saturday), go after it, and make sure we're more aggressive.”

Angels right-hander Jaime Barrier (1-1, 2.55 ERA) will be on Saturday. will face Mariners rookie right-hander George Kirby (2-3, 3.56 ERA) in the season opener.

Barrier went 2-4 with a 5.23 ERA in nine career games with the Mariners, seven of which he started. Kirby made his first start at 0-1, 3.00, before taking on Los Angeles.

At nightcap, the Angels' lefty lead Detmers (3-3, 3.62) will face Seattle's right-hander Chris Flexen (7-8, 3.73).

Detmers is 0-0 in his first career start against Seattle, with a 10.80 ERA. Flexen has gone 3-0 with a 4.35 ERA in his six appearances with the Angels this season, and in two games he's 1-0 with a 2.67 ERA.

– Field Level Media