Mariners' five-game winning streak ends
The Seattle Mariners saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Friday at Camden Yards in Baltimore.
Kyle Lewis hit his sixth homer in his 10th major-league game in the first inning, a two-run homer, but Baltimore countered with four runs in the bottom of the inning and beat Seattle 5-3.
The first two batters got on base against Felix Hernandez, who was making, perhaps, his second-to-last start for the Mariners. Then, Anthony Santander hit a three-run homer.
Hanser Alberto's solo homer gave Baltimore cushion.
Hernandez (1-7, 6.51) gave up eight hits and five runs while striking out three and walking two in five innings. In the final year of his seven-year, $175-million contract, he's expected to start for the Mariners for a final time Sept. 26 against Oakland at T-Mobile Park.
The Mariners (65-89) and Orioles (50-104) play again at 4 p.m. Saturday. Justus Sheffield (0-1, 5.40) pitches for Seattle opposite Asher Wojciechowski (3-8, 5.38).
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