The Sailors spoil the opening ceremony on the Guardianes’ house with Julio Rodríguez’s HR

CLEVELAND – Participant of the 12 months award winner Julio Rodriguez hit a two-run tiebreaker and the Seattle Mariners shut out Cleveland’s opener on Friday with a 5-3 victory over the Guardians.

The Dominicans hit a house run within the sixth inning and the Mariners circled after trailing 3-0 of their first sport on the highway. Rodriguez, 22, hit 28 homers final season to assist Seattle finish a 20-year postseason drought.

JB Crawford obtained a pair of RBI off starter Aaron Cival (1-1) for Seattle, which misplaced three of 4 to Cleveland at house final week.

Josh Bell led the run for the Guardians, who began the season 5-2 towards Seattle and Oakland. However the defending AL Central champs couldn’t maintain it below the 34,821 crowd that packed Progressive Area.

Trailing 3-0, the Mariners scored twice within the fifth earlier than including three within the sixth inning towards Ceval, who went seven scoreless innings in Seattle final week.

For the Mariners, Dominican Rodriguez is 5-2, with one run scored and two RBIs; Teoscar Hernandez 5-1. Venezuelan Eugenio Suarez, 4-1.

For the Guardian, Dominican Amed Rosario scored 3-1 in two rounds, Jose Ramirez 3-1, and Oscar Gonzalez 4-0.

Cassandra Curtis

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