A disastrous June continued Tuesday night time for the A’s, as they misplaced 8-2 to the Mariners after Seattle broke open the sport with a five-run seventh inning that featured three dwelling runs on 4 pitches.
A’s reliever Austin Pruitt gave up back-to-back-to-back dwelling runs to Julio Rodríguez, Jesse Winker and Eugenio Súarez to show a 2-0 sport right into a 7-0 deficit for Oakland (23-46). After giving up three earned runs in 11 innings this season previous to Tuesday, Pruitt allowed 4 whereas recording only one out within the seventh in opposition to the Mariners (30-39).
The A’s are actually 3-14 this month and have solely gained eight of 34 video games at dwelling this season.
Beginning pitcher James Kaprielian (0-5) pitched 5 ⅓ innings, struck out seven and allowed two earned runs, a solo shot to Taylor Trammell within the first inning and a one-run single to Winker within the sixth inning.
The A’s solely runs of the sport got here courtesy of Nick Allen, who was known as up from Triple-A Las Vegas pregame and hit his first MLB dwelling run – a two-run shot to left area – within the backside of the seventh to chop the A’s deficit to 7-2.
Oakland’s offense did handle to get on base in opposition to Mariners starter Marco Gonzales (4-7), because the A’s had seven hits however left 9 runners stranded.
Paul Blackburn (6-2, 2.26 ERA) will pitch for the A’s Wednesday within the center sport of the collection. The Mariners will counter with rookie George Kirby (1-2, 3.56 ERA).