Baltimore Orioles defeat Seattle Mariners, 8-7

A recap of the Orioles' 8-7 victory over the Mariners on Thursday night:

JUST BARELY

Through two games and seven innings, Orioles center fielder and former Mariners top prospect Adam Jones had had an effective but relatively quiet return to Safeco Field. That changed with one swing in the seventh inning. With the bases loaded and the game tied, Jones hammered Mark Lowe's 1-2 pitch off the wall in left-center field. It barely missed being a grand slam, but Jones settl...

SEATTLE -- The Orioles had to overcome another poor outing by Adam Loewen on Thursday night and a five-run deficit to eventually take a two-run lead, thanks to a four-run seventh inning that was highlighted by Adam Jones' two-run double against his former team.

That lead was quickly eliminated in the bottom of the inning when Ichiro Suzuki hit a game-tying, two-run home run off the suddenly vulnerable Jamie Walker. But just as the Orioles started to fret about losing th...