Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos exits with bruised finger on left hand
May 14 2018
No rain, James Paxton on the mound less than a week removed from the sixth no-hitter in Mariners history.
Cano is batting.287 and hit a three-run home run late in the Mariners' win in the second game of the double-header over the Tigers on Saturday.
And then the Detroit Tigers took the series with a 5-4 walk-off victory in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday. The Mariners (22-17) have looked like contenders for their first postseason spot since 2001, but losing Cano for an extended period would obviously hurt.
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Servais was back managing the Mariners after missing Saturday's games to watch his daughter receive a master's degree at Mississippi.
In the second game, Healy's two-run homer off Michael Fulmer (1-3) put Seattle up 3-2 in the fourth, and Cano made it 6-2 in the fifth with his fourth home run of the season. And the start before that he had pitched seven shutout innings and struck out a career-high 16 batters.
"It could have been a little bit better, but for my first major league start, I'll take that", Hardy said. Detroit's Jose Iglesias hit a two-run shot in the first game.
The Mariners activated right-hander Dan Altavilla from the 10-day disabled list before the second game. Jean Segura followed with a two-run single. He also laced a single that moved the go-ahead run to third base in the ninth.
So the Mariners drew their infield in, with the winning run 90 feet away. He went 1-1 with 2 holds and a 1.29 ERA (1 ER, 7.0 IP) with 9 strikeouts and 3 walks in his first 7 outings of the season (3/29-4/14).
Castellanos was hit by a pitch in the first inning and had his left hand checked before going to first base. It was an 88-mph fastball.