Roenis Elias labored through five innings, struggling to find his command, and Seattle dropped the opener of a three-game set against the Texas Rangers on Monday night, 2-0.
Mariners rookie Roenis Elias (9-10) gave up one run and three hits in four innings
Left-handed pitcher Roenis Elias has been recalled from Triple-A Tacoma and will start in Monday’s Mariners game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Dustin Ackley had the first of a team-high four RBI in the first with a solo home run, and Endy Chavez, Robinson Cano, and Kyle Seager added two-run shots in the 13-3 victory.
Command problems plagued Roenis Elias in an 8-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins, and he was lifted after a career-low 3 1-3 innings.
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