Final Score: Mariners 9 Padres 0
RECAP: M’s jumped on Padres starter Clayton Richard in the first inning, scoring 4 runs, including a lead off HR by Jason Bay and a 3 run shot by Michael Morse. The M’s got one more in the 4th as Kelly Shoppach lead off the inning with his 3rd HR of the season. M’s added-on with another 4 spot in the 7th, including a bases loaded single by Kendreys Morales.
TURNING POINT: Four run first inning.
PLAYER OF THE GAME: Aaron Harang who went all the way in a in 4 hit shutout.
NOTES: M’s recorded their 6th shutout of the season and Harrang notched his 14th career complete game.
Nick Franklin made his ML debut in the 8th inning, drawing a walk on 5 pitches.
Kendreys Morales extended his hitting streak to 7 games.
M’s hit 3 home runs tying their season high in a single game.
NEXT UP: M’s play the 2nd of four against the Padres tomorrow
with Brandon Maurer getting the start for the M’s. Mariners then complete the four game series in San Diego on Wednesday and Thursday.