Mariners Vs. Diamondbacks: Seattle Scores 23 Runs In 3 Games, Loses Series

The Mariners tried to keep the ball rolling as they took a trip the desert. They were unable to score another interleague series win.

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Mariners Vs. Diamondbacks Final Score: Seattle Out-Slugged In Finale, 14-10

At the end of three games at Chase Field, the one thing you could say about the interleague series between the Seattle Mariners and the Arizona Diamondbacks was that it wasn't boring. On Wednesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after winning a 10-inning slugfest, the Mariners came up short in another by the final score of 14-10.

The Mariners fell behind in the bottom of the first inning as starter Jason Vargas served up home runs to Aaron Hill and Jason Kubel that made it 2-0 Diamondbacks. The Mariners dropped a five-spot on Arizona in the top of the third thanks to RBI hits by John Jaso and Casper Wells and a home run by Kyle Seager. The 5-2 lead for Seattle only lasted until the bottom of the fourth, when Vargas again gave up a pair of home runs to Miguel Montero and John McDonald that tied things up, 5-5.

The D-backs got a big five-run inning of their own in the bottom of the fifth thanks to a home run by Justin Upton, and RBI single by Ryan Roberts and and RBI double by McDonald. The Mariners closed the gap slightly to 10-6 in the top of the sixth as a run scored on a groundout by Dustin Ackley.

The bottom of the sixth was a rough one for Seattle that ended up being the difference in the game. Montero hit a two-run single and Roberts followed that up with a two-run inside-the-park home run. All four Arizona runs in the sixth inning came with two outs.

The last gasp for the Mariners came in the top of the eighth. Michael Saunders hit an RBI single and Franklin Gutierrez hit his first home run of the year; a three-run shot to left center field. The Mariners struck out swinging three times in the top of the ninth to finally put this one to bed.

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Mariners Vs. Diamondbacks Final Score: Seattle Wins Wild Extra-Inning Affair, 12-9

The Seattle Mariners certainly didn't make things boring on Tuesday night as they engaged in a wild back-and-forth game with the hometown Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mariners eventually prevailed in 10 innings, evening up the three-game series with a 12-9 win.

Justin Smoak got the scoring started with his 11th home run of the year in the second inning. Kyle Seager hit an RBI single in the third, but the 2-0 Mariners lead was short-lived. The D-backs got three runs in the bottom of the third on an Aaron Hill sacrifice fly and a two-run single from Paul Goldschmidt.

Gerardo Parra and Hill hit homers in the bottom of the fourth to make it 5-2 Arizona, but the Mariners were about to bounce back in a big way.

The top of the fifth was the big one for the M's, as they plated six runs on homers by Seager and Brendan Ryan. The 8-5 lead was also unable to hold up, as in the bottom of the fifth the D-backs scored three times to tie things up again with a Goldschmidt homer and RBI hits by Lyle Overbay and Willie Bloomquist.

Miguel Montero pushed the Diamondbacks ahead 9-8 in the bottom of the sixth with another RBI single, but Ichiro Suzuki tied it up yet again with a sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth inning. The Mariners bullpen managed to hold the score there and the game went to extra innings.

Seattle got the upper hand in the top of the 10th as Justin Smoak walked and Dustin Ackley singled. Ryan bunted the runners over and Casper Wells drove them both in with a single to make it 11-9. Suzuki doubled home Wells for a big insurance run. Ichiro finally picked up career hit No. 2,500 in a big game, as he finished 4-for-5 with two RBI.

The Mariners will be back at it on Wednesday afternoon, looking to secure the series win in the rubber game.

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Mariners Vs. Diamondbacks Final Score: Hector Noesi Rocked Again In 7-1 Loss

After taking two of three from the San Francisco Giants, the Seattle Mariners were back in the loss column on Monday night. The M's kicked off a three-game interleague series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field by being blown out by a final score of 7-1.

Starting pitcher Hector Noesi kept his nightmare season rolling, as he was once again hit hard right out of the gate. Justin Upton hit an RBI single in the first inning, followed by sacrifice flies by Jason Kubel and Paul Goldschmidt that quickly made it 3-0 D-backs. Upton hit a sacrifice fly of his own in the third to tack on another run.

The Mariners scored their lone run of the evening in the top of the sixth, as Casper Wells hit an RBI double, but Arizona got the run right back in the bottom of the frame on another sacrifice fly, this time by Miguel Montero. Josh Bell added a two-out RBI single to make it 6-1.

The final Diamondbacks run came on an Aaron Hill solo homer in the bottom of the seventh. Although the Mariners recorded nine hits in the game (including two each from Wells, Dustin Ackley and Kyle Seager), they were just 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position.

Noesi gave up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and two walks over six innings of work. With the loss, he falls to 2-8 on the season.

The M's will try to bounce back and even things up on Tuesday.

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Mariners Vs. Diamondbacks Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

The Mariners try to keep the ball rolling as they head to the desert. Can they score another interleague series win?

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