The Seattle Mariners had a couple of rarities today. First, they were able to rough up Zack Greinke. Second, their thus-reliable bullpen imploded in the 8th inning giving up 5 runs en route to 7-5 loss to the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Last night, the Mariners simply didn't have enough Kyles to keep up with the Houston Astros in a 5-2 loss as both namesakes Seager and Lewis both hit home runs. Tonight (April 27) only one Kyle collected the measly two hits.
A couple of home runs, including the first of the 2021 campaign by reigning American League Rookie of the Year Kyle Lewis, were the only damage the Seattle Mariners could muster tonight (April 26) against the nearly full-strength Houston Astros in a 5-2 loss.
There's a saying that goes something like, "The sun doesn't shine on the same dog's behind every day". Basically, one can't expect to have everything go in their favor all the time. My 16 year-old son, Drew, is putting that adage to the test.
On Jackie Robinson Day, which celebrated the 74th anniversary of the breaking of the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the Seattle Mariners, fittingly, defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 in the first game of a twin bill en route to a sweep and a 3-1 series win that vaulted the M's (8-5) i…