Ichiro authors ideal ending to potential final game in Seattle

Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts singles off a pitch by Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday

In the ninth inning, Barraclough struck out pinch-hitter Mike Freeman to start the inning, but he couldn't get past Haniger, who laced the double into the gap.

Wei-Yin Chen and two relievers fell two outs shy of Miami's first combined no-hitter and the Marlins (8-6) one-hit the Mariners 5-0.

But Marlins manager Don Mattingly had a decision to make, with Chen at 100 pitches after squirming out of a jam in the seventh (a walk and hit batter). 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. Hernandez fanned former teammate Ichiro Suzuki five times while limiting him to three hits in 14 at-bats.

In his first two starts this season, Chen allowed seven hits in each start.

Seattle starter Yovani Gallardo (0-2) allowed four runs and nine hits.

The Seattle victory came despite an impressive showing by Miami outfielders Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton, who each hit long home runs off Mariners starter Felix Hernandez.

Mariners: Servais hopes Segura (strained right hamstring) is ready to come off the 10-day DL at Oakland on Thursday.

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Senior defender Erin Russell threw out the ceremonial first pitch, and the rest of the team got to take pictures on the field before the game.

It was Volquez's first loss against Seattle, as he had previously been 5-0 in eight appearances, and seven starts against the Mariners.

When Dyson completed a double play by throwing out Martin Prado at the plate, Hernandez had a chance to limit the damage to just the one run. The homer was his first of the season, and the 4,311th hit of his professional career.

Haniger extended his hitting streak to 13 games with three hits as the Mariners closed out their only homestand of April 6-3. I got him past year and now he got me.

Again the Mariners answered when Cruz and Seager opened the bottom of the inning with successive doubles for a 4-3 lead.

Gallardo retired the next two hitters before Marcell Ozuna sent a drive to deep left - that turned into the third out when Guillermo Heredia made a leaping catch above the wall.

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