SEATTLE (AP) – Jake Fraley walked with a bases loaded in the 10th inning and drove in Evan White for the winning run, as the Seattle Mariners overcame a five-run deficit Thursday to defeat the Los Angeles 8-7. San Francisco Giants.
The exciting first game of the season concluded with a great comeback from the Mariners, who reached the plate six times in the eighth inning to take a 7-6 lead on the scoreboard, lost it on a solo homer by pinch-hitter Alex Dickerson. in the ninth and sealed their victory in extra innings.
The San Francisco bullpen struggled all night. To top it off, José Álvarez (0-1) couldn’t throw any strikes in the deciding inning. The Venezuelan pitcher walked Taylor Trammell and Dylan Moore early in the chapter and loaded the bases after White started at second.
Anthony Misiewicz (1-0) worked the top of the 10th to score the win and emerged unscathed from the episode after Mitch Haniger made a spectacular catch on a Buster Posey fly ball to the right-field line late in the inning, with Evan Longoria at third base.
For the Giants, Colombian Donovan Solano 5-2, with two runs scored. The Venezuelan Wilmer Flores 5-2, with one scored and one produced. Honduran Mauricio Dubón 4-0.
For the Mariners, the Dominican José Marmolejos 1-0, with an RBI.