Braves vs. Mariners Recap: Atlanta rallies late, but Seattle walks off in the ninth

The Atlanta Braves roared again from a 6-2 deficit to take the lead in the ninth, but the Seattle Mariners roared again with a pair of homers in the ninth to steal an 8-7 win.

The Mariners bought off to a quick begin as Julio Rodriguez jumped on the second pitch he noticed from Jake Odorizzi and drove it out to proper for a 1-0 lead. He then issued a one-out stroll to Eugenio Suarez, but struck out Cal Raleigh and bought Carlos Santana to floor out to flee with no additional harm.

Adam Frazier led off the second with a single, but Odorizzi retired the subsequent three hitters in order to depart him stranded. Rodriguez led off the third with one other single, but was gunned down making an attempt to steal second by William Contreras. Odorizzi struck out Mitch Hanigar after which bought Suarez to fly out to finish the inning.

Marco Gonzales has the Braves quantity early. He got here into the recreation with a strikeout share of simply 12.6%, but recorded 4 strikeouts over three scoreless innings to begin. Gonzales retired the first two hitters in the fourth, but Austin Riley adopted along with his thirty sixth house run of the season to tie the recreation.

Odorizzi walked the tightrope over the first three innings, but issued back-to-back walks to Raleigh and Santana to begin the fourth. Frazier made him pay with a triple off the middle discipline wall to place the Mariners again in entrance 3-1. Odorizzi bought Jesse Winker and JP Crawford to come out for the first two outs, but then allowed a single to middle on a 2-2 pitch to Sam Haggerty that scored Frazier to make it 4-1. Odorizzi was changed by Collin McHugh who struck out Rodriguez to finish the inning.

It was a tough outing for Odorizzi who allowed the leadoff man to achieve in all 4 innings. He allowed 5 hits, three walks and 4 runs in simply 3 2/3 innings. He struck out three whereas throwing 71 pitches.

McHugh stayed in for the fifth and surrendered a solo house run to Suarez to increase the deficit to 5-1. Tyler Matzek took over in the sixth and surrendered two walks and a run-scoring double to Crawford that made it 6-1.

While the pitching struggled, Atlanta’s offense sputtered once more. Gonzales allowed simply two hits and did not stroll a batter to go together with 5 strikeouts in six innings. Matt Brash struck out the facet in the seventh.

The Braves drew nearer in the eighth as Michael Harris led off the inning along with his seventeenth house run of the season to chop the deficit to 6-2. Marcell Ozuna then labored a stroll earlier than Robbie Grossman flew out. However, Andres Munoz changed Erik Swanson and retired Ronald Acuña Jr. and Dansby Swanson to deliver the inning to an finish.

Atlanta’s comeback started in the ninth in opposition to Diego Castillo as Riley and Matt Olson labored back-to-back walks to begin the inning. Both runners moved up on a grounder to first by Contreras. Vaughn Grissom struck out for the second out earlier than Harris launched a three-run shot to proper to chop the Seattle result in 6-5.

Castillo was changed by Paul Sewald and Brian Snitker countered by sending up Eddie Rosario to pinch hit for Marcell Ozuna. Rosario lined a 1-2 pitch from Sewald into proper discipline for a single. Robbie Grossman adopted with a two-run shot to proper to place Atlanta in entrance 7-6.

Sewald then drilled Acuña with a 93 mph fastball who went to first after which stole his twenty seventh base of the season. He escaped any extra harm as Swanson grounded out to finish the inning.

The lead would not final for lengthy although as Kenley Jansen took over in the ninth. He retired Sam Haggerty on a bunt try for the first out, but Rodriguez struck once more as he hammered a 1-1 pitch and drove it out to tie the recreation at 7-7. Jansen bought pinch hitter Ty France to come out for the second out, but then gave up a walk-off homer to Suarez to finish the recreation.

Atlanta falls to 87-53 on the season and are actually 1.5 video games behind the Mets in the NL East standings. They will proceed their street journey on Monday once they start a three-game collection in San Francisco in opposition to the Giants.

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