Otherwise, Chen has kept Seattle hitters guessing.
Miami built a early four-run lead for Chen by scoring single runs in the first two innings against Mariners starter Yovani Gallardo (0-2) before Justin Bour hit a two-run homer in the third inning. Brad Ziegler got through the eighth inning with the no-hitter intact, but Kyle Barraclough saw Mitch Haniger line a double to right-field to spoil the flawless night.
There was drama in the final inning when long-time Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, in perhaps his final game at Safeco Field, turned a first-pitch fastball from Marshall into a leadoff homer.
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Chen entered with a 7.00 ERA and 14 hits allowed over his first two starts of the season, both coming against the New York Mets.
The Marlins were on the verge of the sixth no-hitter in franchise history when Mitch Haniger lined a one-out double into right-center field off Kyle Barraclough in the ninth. The Marlins pitching staff got rocked Monday in a 6-1 loss, and Miami has now allowed four or more runs in six of its last eight games. It is the only walk issued this season by Hernandez after 24 2/3 innings over his four starts.
CARDINALS KEY TRENDS: The Cardinals have won two in a row but are still just 4-9 in their last 13 games overall.
Suzuki was honored before the game for getting his 3,000th hit last season, then got another ovation before his first at-bat in the third inning. Ariel Miranda pitched seven shutout innings, while Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Taylor Motter all went deep in Seattle’s 6-1 win.
Atlanta scored a run against closer Blake Treinen and had the bases loaded with one out.
Mariners: Servais hopes Segura (strained right hamstring) is ready to come off the 10-day DL at Oakland on Thursday. He now sits 25 on the all-time list with 3.031 hits, 22 hits away from tying Rod Carew for 24 on the list. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.