08/01 20:43 CDT Chen leads Orioles past Mariners 2-1
Chen leads Orioles past Mariners 2-1
BALTIMORE (AP) --- Wei-Yin Chen won his fifth consecutive start and had a
season-high eight strikeouts to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 2-1 victory
over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Baltimore has won nine of its past 11 games and remained atop the AL League
East. An RBI single by Manny Machado in the third, snapped the Orioles'
scoreless streak at 19 innings,
Chen (12-3) allowed one run and five hits with one walk over 7 1-3 innings.
Andrew Miller, acquired from Boston on Thursday, pitched a scoreless eighth in
his debut for the Orioles (61-47). Left-hander Zach Britton picked up his 22nd
Robinson Cano had two hits for the Mariners and is 115 for 317 (.363) lifetime
at Camden Yards.
Mariners left-hander Roenis Elias (8-9) allowed two runs and seven hits with
seven strikeouts and one walk over 5 2-3 innings. It was his longest outing
since June 28 against Cleveland.