Seventh-inning struggles doom Cleveland Indians in series finale against Seattle Mariners

Seventh-inning struggles doom Cleveland Indians in series finale against Seattle Mariners

"When I heard that, I wanted to throw up", Seattle manager Scott Servais said.

Edwin Encarnacion went deep twice for the Indians, his 29th career multihomer game. RHP Mike Clevinger will make his first start of the season.

Yes, the Mariners' speedy center fielder and leadoff man who weighs about half of what Cruz does with his uniform on and weights in his shoes provided some unexpected pop while Haniger continued his torrid start to the season in the Mariners' 5-4 win over the Indians on Sunday afternoon at Safeco Field.

Freitas has played for six different organizations and made his major league debut last August with the Atlanta Braves, where he had four hits in 17 at-bats and drove in two runs.

Leake (1-0) gave up two runs and five hits.

Seattle recalled David Freitas so the club has two healthy catchers on the roster, but the majority of the playing time will likely fall to Mike Marjama, who received high praise for jumping into a hard situation on opening night and catching Felix Hernandez for the first time in a game. Three games in, Haniger is rocking a robust.625 average (5 for 8) with two walks and three extra base hits.

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The palace said the prince entered the King Edward VII Hospital in the afternoon and would have the surgery Wednesday (UK time). Philip, who at the time had Greek and Danish royal titles, abandoned his previous titles to marry the future Queen.

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After meeting with residents yesterday, Netanyahu said he had weighed the pros and cons, and he "decided to cancel the agreement". He added: "We do not have a contract, any understanding, formal or informal, with Israel for them to dump their refugees here".

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On the other hand, Mike Harmon thought the play was absolutely ridiculous and that Carter should be suspended. "It's terrifying. Immediately after the incident, Carter, who was assessed a flagrant foul, was seen grimacing in sympathy for McCaw.

After getting the first two batters out with a strikeout and fly out, Bauer worked his way into and out of a jam in the bottom of the third inning.

Even on Thursday, his 3 for 3 didn't produce any runs as Kluber shut down pretty much everybody else except for Nelson Cruz, whose first inning homer produced both of Seattle's runs.

"Our team, we know what we've got and we think we're good", Haniger said. "If it's going to be longer than 3-4 days, then we're going to have to make a roster decision. Right now we'll keep our fingers crossed he'll bounce back".

The Mariners have elected to place catcher Mike Zunino on the 10-day DL with a left oblique strain, per a club announcement.

Indians: Cleveland starts a three-game series at the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.

"I'd put their lineup toward the top", said Leake, who scattered five hits and struck out four.

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