Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger doubled with one out in the 9th inning on Tuesday to break up the Miami Marlins' combined no-hitter attempt.
Wei-Yin Chen dominated for seven innings Tuesday before reliever Ziegler tossed a ideal eighth.
Mitch Haniger's one-out double in the ninth inning saved the Mariners from the indignity of a no-hit loss. That said, they're just 1-4 in their last five games when playing the final game of a series and are 1-4 in their last five contests after scoring two runs or less in their previous game.
The Seattle Mariners are looking to make it 5 wins in a row when they square off against the Miami Marlins tonight at Safeco Field.
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It was the second time in three days the Marlins' pitching staff took a no-hitter into the eighth inning.
Chen started the game razor sharp, retiring the first 11 Mariners faced before a 10-pitch battle with Robinson Cano led to a two-out walk, the only Seattle baserunner in the first five innings. Chen walked two and struck out two in the win - his second of the season. Chen lasted seven innings and 100 pitches (64 strikes) in his third game of the season before manager Don Mattingly pulled the 31-year-old left-hander from Taiwan.
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Brad Ziegler relieved him in the eighth, extending the team's no-hit bid another inning. The Marlins finally got on the board in the ninth inning thanks to an opposite field home run from Christian Yelich.
After a 6-1 dominating performance by the M's over Miami on Monday, the tables turned Tuesday.
Marlins 2B Dee Gordon led the game off with a routine grounder to first past Mike Freeman, who was drawn in guarding against a bunt.
Adam Rosales hit a two-run home run and Khris Davis added a sacrifice fly as part of a four-run sixth as the A's overcame their majors-leading 17th error to snap a four-game losing streak.
Seattle starter Yovani Gallardo (0-2) allowed four runs on nine hits.
PLAY OF THE GAME: Heredia saved three runs by pulling back a homer with a leaping two-out catch at the left-field wall on Ozuna's drive in the first inning. Justin Bour doubled Miami's run total with a two-run home run to left field in the third.
Marlins: After an off day the Marlins open a series in San Diego.