Final Score: Detroit 6 Mariners 2
RECAP: Miguel Cabrerra powered Detroit's offense with a two-run HR and four RBI. Cabrerra's HR came with 2 outs in the 5th inning and put Detroit up 3-2. Aaron Harang made his Mariner debut, going 5 innings, allowing 7 hits, 3 earned runs. He struck out 6 and walked zero. Kendrys Morales and Michael Morse each with an RBI in the loss.
TURNING POINT: The 5th inning. Miguel Cabrerra's 2 run HR with 2 outs and 2 strikes put Detroit ahead for good.
PLAYER OF THE GAME: Charlie Furbush was great in relief going 1 1/3rd, alowing 1 hit and striking out three.
NOTES: The Mariners held a moment of silence in honor of the victims of Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. The signature song of the Boston Red Sox, Sweet Caroline, was played during the 7th inning stretch.
NEXT UP: Game two of the three game set features The King, Felix Hernandez (1-2, 3.05) against Max Scherzer (1-0, 4.09)
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