• Mariners combine to outpitch Verlander, Tigers

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 18, 2013
    There were various elements to this day's alignment of the stars in Verlander's second defeat of the season and first against the Mariners since April 27, 2011. Kyle Seager made the most of his chance against Justin Verlander. Tigers catcher Alex Avila caught the throw from left fielder Andy Dirks , but did not position himself in front of the plate to block Seager's slide. He slid under the tag. But Seattle, powered by starter Hisashi Iwakuma's continuing brilliance he threw six scoreless innings and sol...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Seager's big hit lifts Mariners to win over Verlander

      You don't beat Justin Verlander very often, no matter who you are, but the Mariners, sapped from a marathon game the night before, still toughed out a taut 2-0 decision before 15,742 in Safeco Field.
      Source: MLB.com

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