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Mariners Vs. Angels Final Score: King Felix Falters In 6-5 Loss

The Seattle Mariners opened up a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night with their most favorable pitching matchup. Unfortunately, the Mariners were not able to make a five-run lead for Felix Hernandez hold up and suffered an embarrassing walk-off 6-5 loss.

The Mariners jumped out to a big early lead after scoring five runs in the third inning. All five runs came on two Seattle home runs; a two-run shot from Dustin Ackley and a three-run shot from John Jaso.

Mike Trout got the Angels right back in the game in the bottom of the third, blasting a three-run homer to left-center field to cut the lead to 5-3. It was Trout's 21st homer of the season. In the fifth, Trout tied things up with a two-run sacrifice fly.

The Angels loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth and scored the walk-off win when Seattle reliever Josh Kinney threw a wild pitch that allowed Peter Bourjos to score.

The Mariners will try to regroup and even the series on Saturday.

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