Ichiro Leads Mariners To Win Over Rockies
SEATTLE (CBS Seattle/AP) — Ichiro Suzuki broke a scoreless tie with a run-scoring double in the third and Felix Hernandez pitched four shutout innings, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Colorado Rockies 7-2 Monday.
Mariners catcher Jesus Montero was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Edgmer Escalona. An angry Montero had to be escorted off the field by manager Eric Wedge. On Sunday, Cleveland’s Ubaldo Jimenez hit former Colorado teammate Troy Tulowitzki. Jimenez was suspended five games and is appealing.
Brendan Ryan was 3 for 4 with an RBI single for Seattle, which had 14 hits.
Hernandez struck out six and allowed only two hits, one a bunt single.
49-year-old Jamie Moyer gave up a run and nine hits in five innings for the Rockies. He struck out five.