The Seattle Mariners jumped out to a big lead, then did just enough to hold on for a win.
Mariners Lose 11-5 To A’s
Hisashi Iwakuma settled in and continued his recent mastery of the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma’s feat of becoming the second Japanese-born pitcher after Hideo Nomo to throw a no-hitter in the U.S. major leagues was splashed on the home pages of sports newspapers and other media websites in his home country, greeting people as they were waking up Thursday.
Mariners’ pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, August 12 — becoming just the fifth Mariners player to do so.
Mariners Lose To Diamondbacks
Cruz’s catch with the bases loaded and two outs in the first inning ended the only offensive threat
The Tigers scored nine runs combined in the sixth and seventh to turn a 5-3 deficit into a 12-5 win.
Iwakuma will make the start tonight in homestand opener vs. Detroit.
Montgomery put together another fine start, allowing six hits and one run in 5-2 innings while pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Sunday.