At this point, the Mariners just have to hope for now they can outslug teams on the days Gallardo pitches, something they obviously couldn't accomplish against Wei-Yin Chen and the Marlins on Tuesday.
Miami got within four outs of a combined no-hitter Sunday, but the New York Mets' Neil Walker singled against Ziegler with two outs in the eighth.
He had allowed no hits with two strikeouts and two walks when Marlins manager Don Mattingly replaced him on the mound in the eighth inning with Brad Ziegler, who pitched a ideal eighth.
Miami had a no-hitter going through 8.1 innings before Mitch Haniger doubled in the 9th. The Marlins won 5-0.
Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki grounds out to first base in the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Seattle. Koehler surrendered five runs in four innings of work until Jose Urena stepped in and took on the clean-up role, finishing the game while only giving up one run.
Rooney in line for Anderlecht return
Elsewhere, Schalke over-turned a 2-0 first leg deficit to beat Ajax 3-0 in another tie that went to extra-time. But Wayne Rooney will likely return to the bench, after the striker recovered from an ankle injury.
Mariners starter Yovani Gallardo (0-2) gave up runs in each of the first three innings, culminating in Bour's opposite-field blast, before settling and finishing with six innings pitched, allowing four runs on nine hits, while striking out three and walking none.
When the Marlins then put two runners on base against Marshall, manager Scott Servais summoned Rzepczynski for the final out. In a small sample size, Volquez has experienced issues with Robinson Cano (3-for-6) and Nelson Cruz (3-for-5, two doubles). The Mariners, remember, blew a six-run lead in the ninth inning on April 9 at Anaheim. More and more, it looked like the Mariners were about to be no-hit for the first time since Philip Humber's flawless game in 2012. Dyson's one-out looping double over third scored Martin.
During streak is hitting.348 (16×46) with 10 runs, 3 doubles, 4 home runs and 11 RBI. But with Segura sidelined by a hamstring strain, Haniger has starred. The Miami half recognizes Suzuki's 3,000th hit last season with the Marlins.
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