Seattle Mariners defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-4

Bullpen blunders Setup men Chad Bradford and John Parrish combined to blow the Orioles' one-run eighth-inning lead Monday night.

Bradford got two quick outs before surrendering consecutive singles that put runners on first and third with two outs. Parrish came in and allowed a single up the middle to Jose Vidro to tie the game at 4. Parrish then gave up consecutive RBI doubles to Ichiro Suzuki, who broke the tie, and Jose Lopez, who gave the Mariners the three-run lead....

Bullpen blunders

Setup men Chad Bradford and John Parrish combined to blow the Orioles' one-run eighth-inning lead last night. Bradford got two quick outs before surrendering consecutive singles that put runners on first and third with two outs. Parrish came in and allowed a single up the middle to Jose Vidro to tie the game at 4. Parrish then gave up consecutive RBI doubles to Ichiro Suzuki, who broke the tie, and Jose Lopez, who gave the Mariners the three-run lead.

Pitching duel?

SEATTLE -- Erik Bedard and Felix Hernandez, the two staff aces whose arms were expected to dominate this game, were already in the clubhouse after a particularly difficult night, leaving a close game in the hands of the Orioles' bullpen.

For a second straight day, that scenario proved disastrous for the Orioles. The Seattle Mariners scored four runs in the eighth inning, all with two outs, as Ichiro Suzuki's double off John Parrish broke a tie and sent the Orioles to th...