Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Robert Andino crushed a go-ahead solo home run
with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Orioles to a 5-4
victory over the Mariners in the middle installment of a three-game set
Tuesday at Safeco Field.
After Seattle tied the game with a three-run eighth, Baltimore battled back in
the ninth as Andino belted a two-out blast over the wall in left off of
Mariners reliever Charlie Furbush (4-2).
Jim Johnson retired the M's in order in the ninth to nail down his 24th save
of the season. Darren O'Day (5-0) got the win for recording the final out of
the eighth, while starter Wei-Yin Chen struck out a career-high nine batters
and carried a perfect game into the seventh inning before giving up a one-out
homer to Casper Wells.
Matt Wieters stroked a two-run single in the sixth to help the Orioles ensure
a winning record at the All-Star break for the first time since 2005.
Justin Smoak scored once and also knocked in a run for the Mariners, who have
lost two of their last three games.
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