Chen, who spent four years with Baltimore before the most recent two in Miami, had career numbers of 52-37 and 3.94 ERA entering the game. In an outing that produced that inflated ERA, Chen allowed 6 runs in just three innings and forced Miami relievers to pitch 13 more frames.
The Taiwanese left-hander has one strikeout and thrown 76 pitches.
The NCAA Division II national champion Western Washington University women's soccer team was recognized before the Seattle Mariners' game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday at Safeco Field. "Against those guys when you get opportunities, you have to cash in and we probably didn't (score) as many as we should have". Brad Ziegler got through the eighth inning with the no-hitter intact, but Kyle Barraclough saw Mitch Haniger line a double to right-field to spoil the flawless night.
Mariners: James Paxton (2-0) starts Thursday at Oakland.
The win was Seattle's fifth in the last six games, as the Mariners try to recover from a 2-8 start. "With the game the way it was going, that's what I wanted to hit, right there", Suzuki said through an interpreter (via the AP), while also indicating he hoped to have another trip to Seattle in the future.
The Marlins as a team didn't give up a single hit until the ninth inning in this one.
With the Mariners leading 3-0, Suzuki grounded out to second to end the third inning. According to MLB.com the last time Ichiro hit a home run at Safeco Field was April 18, 2012.
Astros 5, Angels 1: Dallas Keuchel threw seven solid innings, Josh Reddick finished a single shy of the cycle and the Astros beat the Angels. In the first, Seattle scored on a wild pitch.
The Miami Marlins look for a big bounce back victory after splitting their last eight games. The right-hander improved from his first career start Friday against Kansas City where he was tagged for five runs in five innings.
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