Ichiro Suzuki lines a double in Game 1 for hit No. 199 of the season. (AP)
By Jim Street / MLB.com
Ichiro Suzuki hit an RBI double in the third inning, leaving him just one hit short of an MLB-record ninth consecutive 200-hit season. It was one of just six hits for the Mariners, who had to wait out a delay of more than four hours to play the first game of a doubleheader.
BATTING 2B: Suzuki, I (29, Hunter, T). TB: Suzuki, I 2; Hannahan; Wilson, Ja; Beltre, A 2; Lopez, Jo. RBI: Suzuki, I (39), Beltre, A (35). 2-out RBI: Suzuki, I. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez, F; Suzuki, I; Langerhans. Team RISP: 1-for-5. Team
FIELDING E: Beltre, A (12, fielding). DP: (Beltre, A-Lopez, Jo-Hannahan).
BATTING 2B: Kinsler (28, Fister), Rodriguez, I (23, Fister), German, E 2 (3, Fister, Vargas). HR: Davis, C (19, 2nd inning off Fister, 0 on, 2 out), Murphy, Dv (15, 5th inning off Fister, 0 on, 1 out), Cruz, N
(32, 7th inning off Vargas, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Davis, C 4; Kinsler 2; Andrus; Cruz, N 5; Borbon; Rodriguez, I 3; Murphy, Dv 5; German, E 4. RBI: Byrd (77), Davis, C (49), German, E (4), Borbon (14), Murphy, Dv (45), Andrus (33), Cruz, N (71). 2-out RBI: Davis, C; Cruz, N. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dv; Cruz, N. SAC: Borbon. SF: Andrus. GIDP: Rodriguez, I. Team RISP: 2-for-6. Team LOB: 6.